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Jeanette Shepard, LaFollette

Jeanette Shepard, born November 24, 1939 in LaFollette, TN, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. Jeanette attended LaFollette High School and worked at Levi Strauss and Company until she retired. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who enjoyed 77 wonderful year of life and lived it well. She …

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Man arrested for ‘huffing’ in park

A Clinton man was arrested last Friday after allegedly huffing from a can of Blow-Off Duster, commonly used to clean computer keyboards, at Jaycee Park. Officer Kirk Sliger responded to the park on Friday March 24th at around 2:30 pm on a report of a suspicious person. As Sliger pulled …

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Claxton church burglarized

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a church break-in that occurred sometime between Tuesday morning and Wednesday afternoon. Sheriff’s Corporal Denver Waddell responded to Edgemoor Baptist Church on Old Emory Road in Claxton at around 3:30 pm Wednesday after the church’s pastor Rick Miller called 911 to report that …

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Man indicted on attempted murder charge

The Anderson County grand jury this month indicted a Rocky Top man on a charge of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault with a weapon stemming from an incident that occurred in 2015. 38-year-old Steven Rice will be arraigned on the charges Friday in Criminal Court. Rocky Top Police were …

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Man indicted in shooting death of girlfriend’s mother

An Andersonville man was indicted this month on a charge of second-degree murder in the shotgun shooting death of his girlfriend’s mother in June of 2015. Initially charged with first-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in the June 10th, 2015 death of 66-year-old Karen Zahrobsky, 50-year-old William James McMillan …

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Temporary road closure Saturday in Oak Ridge

(Submitted) The City of Oak Ridge will temporarily close Lafayette Drive to northbound traffic at Emory Valley Road from approximately 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Traffic will be detoured onto Emory Valley Road. The closure is necessary to begin repairs on the traffic signal at that intersection. The …

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