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THP: 1 killed, 2 injured in head-on Morgan crash

An Oliver Springs man was killed in a two-car accident Thursday night in Morgan County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 35-year-old Timothy Jason Young of Oliver Springs had been headed west on Highway 62 at Big Mountain Hollow Road, a short distance north of Oliver Springs in Morgan County near …

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THP: Dirt bike accident kills 17-year-old

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, an off-road dirt bike accident on private property on Hickory Valley Road in Anderson County’s Heiskell community Wednesday claimed the life of a 17-year-old. The THP was the lead investigative agency, but the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Anderson County EMS, Anderson …

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Sevier approved for federal disaster assistance

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Thursday that Sevier County will receive federal aid assistance through a Presidential Disaster Declaration as the county begins its recovery from the devastating wildfires of November 28th. “This deadly wildfire required a coordinated response from many individuals and organizations,” Haslam said. “The outpouring of care, …

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Anderson report card pleases local school officials

Following up on a story we brought you earlier in the week, the Anderson County School system is providing more information on their glowing report card from the state for the academic year of 2015-16. This week, the Tennessee State Department of Education released its “Report Card” for school systems …

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State burn bans allowed to expire

The governor’s regional burn ban covering about half the state expire as scheduled at 11:59 p.m. Thursday night. Gov. Bill Haslam issued the ban on open burning for 51 counties on November 14th. Four counties were removed from the burn ban on December 7th to speed up recovery from recent tornadoes. The governor’s …

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ACSD: Juvenile killed in dirt bike wreck

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, an off-road dirtbike accident on Hickory Valley Road claimed the life of a juvenile. The ACSD, along with the Anderson County EMS, Anderson County Rescue Squad and the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene of the crash, which was investigated by …

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Cindy Sue Marlow Stansberry, age 67 of Lake City

Cindy Sue Marlow Stansberry, age 67 of Lake City, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  She was born February 7, 1949 in Lake City, TN to the late Earnest and Callie Daugherty Marlow.  Cindy attended Clear Branch Baptist Church in Lake City.  …

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None injured in Campbell fire

A Wednesday evening fire damaged a mobile home just outside Lafollette but no injuries were reported. The fire at the home on Long Hollow Road was called in to emergency dispatchers just before 7:00 and thanks to the efforts of firefighters from the Campbell County Rural Fire Service and the …

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