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Clinton’s newest fire truck arrives Friday

Come Friday, the Clinton Fire Department will possess the largest fire truck in Anderson County. Officials recently agreed to purchase a new truck with a ladder capable of reaching heights of 110 feet, and will take possession of it on Friday, according to Fire Chief Archie Brummitt and Assistant Chief …

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Jack Riggs, age 81 of Andersonville

Jack Riggs, age 81 of Andersonville passed away on July 15, 2018 at his residence. Jack was of the Baptist Faith and retired from Big Ridge State Park after 48 years of service. Jack is preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Riggs; parents, John and Gertie Riggs; brothers, Henry, …

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Iris Mona (Braden) Sliger of Clinton

Iris Mona (Braden) Sliger of Clinton, TN passed away at her residence on July 15, 2018. She was born April 7, 1931 in Briceville, Tennessee and was of the Baptist Faith. She was loved by all and was called Mamaw by many that knew her. She was preceded in death …

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Dee Ann Byrge, age 53 of Oak Ridge

Dee Ann Byrge, age 53 of Oak Ridge, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018. She is survived by her mother, Anna Byrge; sons, Kenneth Braden, Collin Braden and fiancé, Rebecca; daughter, Misty Braden; sisters, Diane Phillips and Linda Dabney; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is …

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Early voting off to a strong start

Early voting for the August 2nd Anderson County general election began last Friday. Through Saturday July 28th, you can cast ballots at the Clinton Community Center, the Midtown Community Center in Oak Ridge and the North Anderson Government Office in the Anderson Crossing Shopping Center. Early voting hours are from …

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UPDATE: Anderson escapee charged with escape

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department says that Damian Reynolds, the 39-year-old man who walked out of the Anderson County Jail due to what officials have called “human error” on Wednesday night, was taken back into custody on Friday afternoon. Reynolds was being processed for intake after being arrested on a …

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