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Convenience Center burgled

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a burglary at the Marlow convenience center on Ford Road. Saturday morning, deputies responded to the center, operated for the county by Waste Management, and were told that when the first on-site attendant arrived to open the center, he discovered several items missing. …

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Fire destroys shed, damages home

A fire Monday afternoon caused about $15,000 worth of damage to a vacant house on Webber Lane in Clinton and destroyed a storage building. When an Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy arrived on the scene at around noon Monday, he was told by a general contractor who was working on the …

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“First Hikes” return to state parks

Make a New Year’s resolution to hike at a Tennessee State Park on Jan. 1. Fifty-five state parks will offer a free, guided hike as part of the annual nationwide ‘First Day Hikes’ event. “From midnight hikes to historical tours to kayak paddles, Tennessee State Parks offer a unique activity for every outdoor …

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Knox doctor charged with obtaining prescriptions by fraud

(TBI) A year-long investigation by Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and multiple other state and local agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Knox County doctor, who is charged with obtaining prescriptions by fraud. Working with investigators with the Tennessee Department …

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High School basketball scores Friday December 8th

Clinton girls 57 Karns 12: The Lady Dragons snapped their three-game losing skid by dominating the Lady Beavers from start to finish. Amaya Whitt led CHS (5-3, 1-3) with 18 points while Danyel Joy added 13. Karns lost its 36th consecutive game. Karns boys 85 Clinton 72: Karns blew open …

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Fall Homecoming ends after 38 years

(Museum of Appalchia press release) The Museum of Appalachia in Norris, Tennessee has announced that their annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming event has come to an end. The festival started in 1980 as a one-time event to recognize, display and celebrate the disappearing music and culture of the Southern Appalachians, but …

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Oak Ridge Council takes action on proposed Y-12 project

(Oak Ridge press release) The Oak Ridge City Council unanimously approved three actions during a special called meeting on Friday, December 8, in response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) decision to proceed with an electrical transmission line project on top of Pine Ridge. City …

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Today (Monday December 11th) is Dine & Donate Day

On Monday, Dec. 11, thirteen restaurant locations throughout Anderson County will donate a portion of their sales to support Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC). The event, Dine & Donate, happens on the second Monday of each month. Participating restaurants on Monday, Dec 11 include: Hoskins, Clinton Burchfields, …

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