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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Roane man pleads guilty to fondling girls on church bus

A Rockwood man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two girls, ages 9 and 10. 19-year-old Larry Lynn Allison pleaded guilty to two counts aggravated sexual battery. As part of the plea agreement, he will serve fifteen years in state prison, followed by community supervision for the remainder of his life …

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Margie Sue Foust Goodman, age 74, of Rocky Top

Margie Sue Foust Goodman, age 74, of Rocky Top, Tennessee passed away onWednesday, July 19, 2017 at her residence. Margie was born on July 9, 1943 to the late Mitchell Foust and Della Mae King Foust in Anderson County, Tennessee. Margie was a nurse at the Lake City Hospital for 15 …

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Norris seeks Council member

The City of Norris is accepting letters of interest to fill a City Council vacancy. Interested individuals must be a qualified voter and have been a resident of the City of Norris for a period of one (1) year immediately prior to the date of election. Please submit letters of …

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More on Monday Commission meeting

The Anderson County Commission on Monday also voted to delay appointing a replacement for Myron Iwanski on the Commission representing Oak Ridge’s District 8 after concerns about the nomination process were voiced. Instead, the Commission will continue to accept letters and resumes from interested voters in District 8 wishing to …

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Edith Mae West, age 59, of Caryville

Edith Mae West, age 59, of Caryville, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her residence. Edith was born on November 7, 1957 in Campbell County, Tennessee to the late Jasper Byrge and Ellen Marie Duncan Byrge. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church in LaFollette. She …

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Billie Kidd Seeber, age 66 of Lake City

Billie Kidd Seeber, age 66 of Lake City, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born on March 29, 1951 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late Blaine Seeber and Rutha Byrge Seeber. Billie was a member of Grave …

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CHS multi-sport complex coming along

The Hollingsworth Sportsplex, the multi-use facility being built on the campus of Clinton High School, is still on schedule to be ready for use by early September. The new facility will be used by not only the school’s football, baseball, softball, wrestling and soccer teams, but also by the school’s …

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New faces in new places

Anderson County High School has a new baseball coach and it will be familiar face to local sports fans. Anderson County native and member of the ACHS Class of 2007 Cory Stooksbury has been named to replace Ben Downs, who stepped down earlier this summer after ten years. Stooksbury was …

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Campbell Commission approves budget

Monday night, the Campbell County Commission adopted its budget for the fiscal year that began July 1st. The no-tax-increase budget was approved by a vote of 12-2 with one member absent and provides additional money for the school system, pay raises for some county employees, continued funding for road projects …

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