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John Ray Burnum, age 82, of Kingston

John Ray Burnum, age 82, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at his home. He was born February 17, 1935 in Kingston and was a lifelong resident of Roane County. He was a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly during the Korean War as a …

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Diane McGhee age 65 of Clinton

Diane McGhee age 65 of Clinton, TN passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton in Clinton, TN.  Diane did not ask much of life.  She enjoyed working at home and going out to town about once a month.  Diane was preceded in death by her …

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Dragons, Lady Dragons sweep Cherokees

High School basketball scores Monday December 18th Clinton Lady Dragons 47 South-Doyle 26: Nikki Jones scored 18 points to lead all scorers and Clinton improved to 7-4 on the season with a non-District win at home. The Lady Dragons will be back in action at the Harriman Christmas Classic on …

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AC Commission meets for final time in 2017

Meeting Monday night for the final time in 2017, the Anderson County Commission voted to appoint current interim Human Resources Director Kim Jeffers-Whitaker to that position on a permanent basis. She has been serving in that capacity since last month and her appointment was all but guaranteed after commissioners, at …

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Rockwood Police investigating man’s death

Rockwood Police are investigating the death of a man who was found unresponsive behind a house in the 300 block of North Kingston Avenue Monday morning. The resident of the home called 911 shortly before 9:30 am and said that a man who had been staying in the shed behind …

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TSWA releases 5A All-State Football Team 2017

The Tennessee Sportswriters Association has released its Class 5A All-State Football team for 2017, and the list features a Campbell County Cougar and two Oak Ridge Wildcats, as well as a number of other players from East Tennessee. Campbell County is represented by wide receiver Shawn Marcum, while Oak Ridge …

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Fire investigated as arson

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fire that destroyed a single-wide trailer on Mountain Road Sunday morning as a case of suspected arson. Deputies were called to the home at 619 Mountain Road shortly before 6:30 am Sunday and were told by a neighbor that he had woken …

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One man surrenders after stand-off

A man was taken to an area hospital Monday evening following a 90-minute-long standoff at a home in the 100 block of Robertsville Road. Officers were reportedly conducting a welfare check at the house at around 5:45 pm Monday when they spotted a man behind a couch with something that …

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