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Kathleen Bolinger, age 76 of Clinton

Kathleen Bolinger, age 76 of Clinton passed away on November 24, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center.  Kathleen was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Henderson Bolinger; daughter, Beverly Ann Bolinger; parents, Wilson & Lottie Bray; brothers, Carlos and Leon Bray. …

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Analysis shows drop in crime since ’07 in AC

(ACSD)  An analysis of criminal offenses reported to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department shows a significant decline since 2007. The most significant drop in crime numbers have occurred from 2011 through 2015. Some of the highlights include: From 2014 From 2007 Total Reported Crimes – 28.17% – 67.95% Crimes Against …

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Haslam weighs in on McNally nomination

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today issued the following statement on the nomination of Sen. Randy McNally for lieutenant governor: “I want to congratulate Sen. Randy McNally on his unanimous nomination for lieutenant governor and speaker of the Senate. He has been a great partner in his role as finance chair, …

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ACSD receives traffic safety grant

(Submitted)  Sheriff Paul White announced today that the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a traffic safety grant for the seventh year. The grant award of $21,999.54 from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office will support our traffic safety program “Reducing Fatalities In Anderson County”. This grant will increase efforts …

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More fires reported, arson suspected

Arson is suspected in a forest fire that has burned 100 acres along Highway 62 south of Petros, authorities said Thursday. The Little Brushy fire is in mountains above Petros-Joyner School near the intersection of Highway 62 and Highway 116 in Morgan County. It was 10 percent contained early Thursday …

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Main Street OR work moving along

(Oak Ridge Today)  The new sign is up and the new parking lot paved at Belk as work proceeds quickly at Main Street Oak Ridge, the 58-acre project to redevelop the former Oak Ridge Mall. With the exception of Belk and JCPenney, the mall has been demolished, and there has …

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ORT: Protomet still mulling options

(Oak Ridge Today)  Protomet Corporation has purchased about 20 acres of former federal land on Bethel Valley Road in south Oak Ridge, and the company is evaluating that property as one option as it plans for a $30 million expansion that could add 200 jobs over a five-year period. On …

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Charles Taylor, age 64 of Clinton

Charles Taylor, age 64 of Clinton passed away on November 22, 2016.  Charles was a veteran of the United States Army having served his country in the Vietnam War.  For many years Charles was a Boy Scout Camp Ranger at Camp Pellissippi in Andersonville and was a well-known karate and …

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Carolyn Sue Spears Gough

Carolyn Sue Spears Gough, born, August 4, 1949 entered  into the arms of Jesus on November 22, 2016 at UT Hospital.  Carol was a graduate of  St. Mary’s School of  Nursing and spent many years as an RN making a difference in patients’ lives and the lives of those around …

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