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Forest fire grows to 500+ acres

A forest fire first reported Sunday afternoon outside Oliver Springs has grown to over 500 acres, according to the State Division of Forestry. The cause of the 514-acre fire, which so far has threatened no structures, is under investigation. Forestry crews have the fire contained, according to Nathan Waters with …

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John Hardings Elliott, age 55 of Clinton

John Hardings Elliott, age 55 of Clinton passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Physicians Regional Medical Center.  Throughout his life he loved looking for Ginseng and arrowheads, fishing, watching football, car racing, and gardening.  He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Elliott, Sr.; sister, Channa R. Elliott. He …

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Elaine Miller Henderson, age 92 of Clinton

Elaine Miller Henderson, age 92 of Clinton, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton.  Elaine was a lifelong resident of Anderson County who enjoyed gardening and time spent with family and friends. She was preceded in death by husband, James Howard Henderson;  children, …

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Two fires under investigation in Anderson

Two fires last week in Anderson County are under investigation. Just before 5 am on Wednesday (November 22nd), deputies responded to the scene of a house fire on Lower Briceville Road. Deputy Josh Bunch arrived on the scene and spoke with the man who had called 911, who told them …

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