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Jones issues denial of latest allegations

Earlier this week, we reported on the latest allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate workplace behavior against Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones. The complaint filed last week and obtained through a public records request by WYSH on Tuesday accuses Jones of making unwanted crude, sexual remarks to an …

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Sara Elizabeth “Cherry” Arnold, 90

Sara Elizabeth “Cherry” Arnold, 90, born February 29, 1928 passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018. She was a member of the Beaver Creek Cumblerland Presbyterian Church and a member of the Sarah Prater Circle and Lamplighters class. Sara is preceded, in death by her husband, William Nathan Arnold, Jr., and …

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County-by-county unemployment data released

(TDLWD/WYSH)  The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development today released the February 2018 unemployment rates for all Tennessee counties.  The latest statistics showed improved rates for the majority of the state’s counties during the month. Sixty-nine of Tennessee’s 95 counties saw lower unemployment rates when compared to January 2018.  …

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Officers conduct raid in LaFollette

Thursday morning, officers from the LaFollette Police Department’s Special Response Team, joined by agents from the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers, conducted its fourth predawn raid in just the past few weeks. Authorities say that a search warrant was served shortly before 7 am …

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Train cars cause traffic issues in OS

Mechanical issues led to CSX train cars blocking East Tri-County Boulevard at the intersection of Hannah Drive and Edmonds Drive for a couple of hours on Thursday. Oliver Springs Police began receiving calls about the stopped cars on the railroad crossing there shortly before 6 pm and looked into it. …

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Shelby Gene (Flop) Brown, age 81, of Clinton

Shelby Gene (Flop) Brown, age 81, of Clinton, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at his residence. Shelby was born in Briceville, Tennessee to the late Wilburn and Elsie Ward Brown on September 29, 1936. Shelby was a United States Army Veteran. He attended Graves Gap Baptist Church in …

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Brenda Lou Trusler, age 70, of Knoxville

Brenda Lou Trusler, age 70, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018 at her residence. Brenda was born on July 6, 1947 in Lake City, Tennessee to the late Joe and Mable Rose Loving Vinsant. Brenda was a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church in Clinton. She loved camping …

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Fred Lay, age 86, of Clinton

Fred Lay, age 86, of Clinton passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Fred was a long- time member of Bethel Baptist Church and was born January 16, 1932 to the late Hesler and Viola Lay. Fred was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Fred served our …

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William (Bill) James Walters, age 74, of Oak Ridge

William (Bill) James Walters, age 74, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born October 30, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan. He had worked for 26 years as a Machinist in Michigan, retiring to Florida to a second career where …

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