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Harriman man charged after child found alone in car

A Harriman man was charged last week with leaving his one-year-old child in a car in the parking lot of a Walmart. 19-year-old Jonathan Martinez was arrested on Wednesday at the Walmart in Rockwood on a charge of child abuse and neglect. Witnesses called police after seeing the child sleeping …

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Follow-up: Man charged in Wartburg shooting

(TBI release) A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Wartburg Police Department, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department and the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Wartburg man on multiple counts of aggravated assault. At the request of 9th District Attorney …

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OR Senior Center offers “CarFit”

The Oak Ridge Senior Center is offering the CarFit educational program on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is for anyone age 50 and over who would like to have greater comfort and control as well as enhanced driving safety in their vehicles. CarFit is a program …

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Smokies fall to Lookouts in series finale

(Tennessee Smokies) The Chattanooga Lookouts defeated the Tennessee Smokies 4-3 in the final game of the series on Monday in Chattanooga behind a pair of ninth inning runs. Chattanooga jumped out to an early lead when an RBI-double scored two runs to give the Lookouts a 2-0 lead in the …

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TBI: Hate crimes, crimes against LEOs up in 2017

Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two reports, detailing the volume and nature of crime identified as hate crime and violence against the state’s law enforcement officers. The annual studies compile crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). …

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Y-12 Community Investment Fund grant applications being accepted

(CNS press release) Charitable organizations from across East Tennessee are invited to apply for grants from the Y-12 Community Investment Fund established by Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS), which operates the Y-12 Nuclear Security Complex for the National Nuclear Security Administration. CNS established the fund through the East Tennessee Foundation …

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Edward Eugene Jett age 63 of LaFollette

Edward Eugene Jett age 63 of LaFollette, TN passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his mother’s home in Clinton, TN.  Eddie enjoyed working on cars, bartering, and truck driving.  He loved his grandkids and loved spending time with them.  He is preceded in death by his father, Clayton …

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