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Rev. James (Jim) E. Pressnell, age 83 of Caryville

Rev. James (Jim) E. Pressnell, age 83 of Caryville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Cumberland Village Genesis HealthCare. He was born April 15, 1935 in Caryville, Tennessee to the late Roy and Elizabeth Hatmaker Pressnell. Jim was a member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church. He ministered churches …

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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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