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High school hoops round-up January 30th

High School basketball scores Tuesday January 29th Clinton girls 44 Halls 37…The Lady Dragons built, then almost blew an 18-point second-half lead on the road but were able to hold off Halls for a big District win. Nikki Jones scored 16 points to lead CHS, which improved to 16-7 and …

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Gas wells vandalized, batteries stolen

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating thefts and vandalism at three gas wells in Briceville. Deputies met Tuesday morning with an employee of Diversified Gas & Oil, who told them that in recent weeks, three of the company’s gas wells had been vandalized and parts stolen. Melvin Myers told …

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Campbell BOE tentatively approves contract for Fields

Tuesday night during a work session, the Campbell County School Board gave its tentative approval to a four-year contract for incoming Director of Schools Jennifer Fields worth $115,000 annually. Fields will begin her new job on March 2nd, when current Director of Schools Larry Nidiffer will step down. Nidiffer will …

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Man indicted in Union boat trailer thefts

A New Tazewell man was indicted earlier this month in Union County in connection to a string of boat trailer thefts that occurred last fall. Joshua Stephen Collins is accused of stealing approximately $15,000 worth of boat trailers and was indicted earlier this month on one count of theft under …

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250K Tree Day coming

(Tennessee Environmental Council)  Tennessee Environmental Council is hosting 250K Tree Day, a statewide event on February 24, 2018, with the goal to plant 250,000 trees with 25,000 Tennessee volunteers.  All Tennessee residents are invited to order trees to plant for 250K Tree Day at www.tectn.org/250KTreeDay. The Council’s Tennessee Tree Program was created to plant one million native trees …

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Community Development Block Grants announced for Campbell, Morgan, Roane

(TN Department of Economic and Community Development) Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved nearly $25.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which assist communities with infrastructure improvements, health and safety initiatives and façade improvements in downtown commercial districts. “I congratulate the …

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Dennis Birch age 41 of Andersonville

Dennis Birch age 41 of Andersonville passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018.  He was born on October 25, 1976 in Olongopo, Phillippines to Dennis and Judy Birch. Preceded in death by father, Dennis Birch and daughter, Sydney Birch Dennis is survived by Mother…. Judy Birch of Andersonville Son…. Trevor James …

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High school hoops scores, schedules

High School basketball scores Monday January 29th Sunbright girls 44 Oliver Springs 43…Sunbright boys 67 Oliver Springs 59. Scott girls 64 Union County 41…Union County boys 66 Scott 61 High School basketball schedules Tuesday January 30th Clinton at Halls (WYSH, live updates beginning at 6:30 during Trading Time Primetime, full …

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