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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Alexander to chair Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

The Senate Appropriations Committee announced Wednesday that U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, will serve as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development for the 115th Congress. That subcommittee oversees funding for national priorities such as energy research, nuclear weapons modernization, and waterways infrastructure that are funded through the U.S. …

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Jo Anne Johnston Zody, 70, of Clinton

Longtime Clinton resident Jo Anne Johnston Zody passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at the age of 70. She had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in late August. Born in Nashville on October 21, 1946, she was the oldest child of Jesse and Eva Harmon Johnston. …

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Andersonville FVD Chili Supper February 11th

The Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Chili Supper on Saturday February 11th beginning at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria of Andersonville Elementary School. Supper begins at 5:30 with a live auction conducted by Bear Stephenson set to start at 6:30 pm. Tickets are available at the door …

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ACSD investigating cause of Saturday fire

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is looking into the cause of a fire that seriously damaged a mobile home on Norris Freeway Saturday morning. After firefighters from the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department doused the blaze, investigators spoke with the resident of the single-wide trailer, who told them …

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Clinton man arrested on charges out of Knox

A Clinton man was taken into custody following a felony traffic stop early Sunday morning. Anderson County deputies received a be-on-the-lookout alert (or BOLO) from Knox County authorities for a car that had fled from a traffic stop early Sunday and shortly after 1:15 am, Deputy Adam Warren spotted the …

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Medford VFD buffet and auction March 4th

The Medford Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual buffet and auction on Saturday March 4th at the Clinch River Baptist Church at 407 Cane Creek Road in Rocky Top. Admission is just $5 per person and all proceeds will support Medford’s volunteer firefighters. The event will run from 5 …

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Tuesday hoops round-up

It was another full night of high school basketball on Tuesday. Campbell County girls 67 Clinton 23…The Lady Cougars took advantage of 28 Clinton turnovers and dominated the rebounding battle as they completed the season sweep of the Lady Dragons. Skyler Boshears led Campbell County with 19 points and no …

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GSMNP completes Foundation Document

(GSMNP)  Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff recently completed a Foundation Document that outlines the park’s core purpose and significance, most important resources and values, and interpretive themes that tell the park’s important stories. The document, along with a 4-page summary overview, is now available on the park’s website at https://nps.gov/grsm/learn/management. …

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