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Powell man accused of robberies

A Powell man wanted in multiple armed robberies is being held at the Knox County jail after his arrest on Christmas Eve. 38-year-old Dudley Moore was charged with three armed robberies in Knox County after the Knoxville Police Department took him into custody for robberies inside the city limits. His …

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New Dragon coach speaks about hire, community support

Tuesday morning, we were joined on Ask Your Neighbor by Clinton High School’s new football coach Randy McKamey. McKamey, a 1989 graduate of CHS, was hired last week to take over at his alma mater after spending 10 successful seasons at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville. While some people want …

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LaFollette PD warns of counterfeit bills

The LaFollette Police Department is warning the public about counterfeit $100 bills making the rounds in that city. On its Facebook page, officers say they have received numerous reports of counterfeit bills, distinguished from the real thing by the pink Chinese writing on the bills. Anyone with information or who comes …

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Woman ‘just out driving’ leads deputies on chase

A Maryville woman was arrested on Friday morning after leading an Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy on a pursuit down Charles Seivers Boulevard in Clinton. According to Deputy Clinton Foland’s report, he had been driving east on Seivers just before 7:40 am on Friday when he spotted a speeding car headed …

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JW Teasley, Sr., age 78, of Harriman

JW Teasley, Sr., age 78, of Harriman, TN, passed away at his home on Monday, December 26, 2016. Mr. Teasley lived most of his life in Tennessee. He was an electrician at the K-25 plant. He was a member of the East Fork Lodge and a Shriner. He enjoyed coon …

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Gary “Duke” Braden, age 62, of Oliver Springs

Gary “Duke” Braden, age 62, of Oliver Springs, passed away at his home on Monday, December 26, 2016. Gary was born on January 16, 1954 in Lafollete. Mr. Braden was originally from the Indian Bluff Community, but lived the last 11 years in Oliver Springs. He was a coal miner …

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Firefighter on way to work gets in some practice

(Oak Ridge Today)  According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a firefighter on his way to work at Y-12 extinguished a fire in a Volkswagen Beetle at a Weigel’s gas station in Oak Ridge Saturday evening. Jim Wilson of the Y-12 Fire Department used a fire extinguisher to put …

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KACB receives $20K grant

Keep Anderson County Beautiful, or KACB, is the recipient of a 2016 Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partners $20,000 gran. Keep Anderson County Beautiful announced on its Facebook page that it has building an outdoor chess board at Robertsville Middle School as part of the grant. The KACB grant is being used …

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