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Oak Ridge woman convicted in fatal car/motorcycle crash

Wednesday, an Anderson County deliberated for about three hours before convicting an Oak Ridge woman in connection to the death of a motorcyclist in 2016. 41-year-old Noelle Leigh Patty was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide and a lesser included charge following the two-day trial in Anderson County Criminal Court. …

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ORPD announces ‘Operation Safe Start’ as school opens

(ORPD release) A brand new school year is upon us and the Oak Ridge Police Department is making sure students and families stay safe with “Operation Safe Start” beginning Monday, July 30, the first day of school. The effort steps up police patrols to increase awareness of school zones and ensure …

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Clinton recognized for annual financial report

(City of Clinton press release) The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Clinton by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of …

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TBI investigating inmate death at Campbell jail

An inmate was found dead in his cell at the Campbell County Jail early Tuesday afternoon and the TBI is investigating the circumstances of his death. At around noon Tuesday, jailers called investigators from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office to the jail after 47-year-old Murdis Daniel Phillips was found hanging in …

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Domestic situation, standoff ends with two dead

A domestic argument turned deadly Wednesday afternoon in the Powell Valley area of LaFollette, and now the TBI is investigating. Law enforcement was called to a home on Chapman Crest Drive at around 2:30 pm Wednesday on a report of a possible shooting and when Campbell County deputies, a state …

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