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Fire damages shed, trailer; cause under investigation

A fire that destroyed a storage building and damaged a single-wide trailer on Landrum Road near Rocky Top last week is under investigation. A passing ATV rider called 911 after seeing the flames on Thursday, and Deputy Shawn Bannach reported that when he had arrived, the storage building was engulfed …

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Hit-and-run accident reported

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred on Dutch Valley Road. Daniel Ray of Jacksboro went to the Sheriff’s office on Monday and reported that while he had been driving east on Dutch Valley Road Sunday afternoon, he had been behind a 1990s-model Chevy S10 …

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Woman arrested after second woman struck by car

A Clinton woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly ran over her boyfriend’s sister with her car. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department was called to a home on Cuzin Ray Lane shortly before 9 pm Tuesday, and when Deputy Kevin Thomas Thacker arrived, was met by the victim, Rebecca Cupp, …

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Social Security Administration scam warning

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a scam involving people posing as employees of the Social Security Administration. While the warning was delivered on the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the message applies to everyone. Authorities have recently have been made aware of citizens receiving telephone …

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State grant awarded to LaFollette

State Senator Ken Yager and State Representative Dennis Powers announced Tuesday that the city of La Follette will receive a $366,210 grant from TDOT for downtown revitalization. Specifically, according to a press release, the Transportation Alternatives Grant will fund Phase 3 construction of sidewalks along the west side of Indiana …

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Smokies’ rally falls short, win streak snapped

(Game summary by the Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies (46-62, 13-25) let a late narrow lead slip away in a 6-5 loss against the Chattanooga Lookouts (47-60, 11-27) from AT&T Field in Chattanooga on Tuesday night. Jared Young gave the Smokies life with a two-out, two-run homer in the top …

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Jose Longoria, Jr. age 59 of Clinton

Jose Longoria, Jr. age 59 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019. A former Anderson County Sheriff Deputy and an operator at Y-12. He enjoyed riding his Harley Trike. Preceded in death by his mother, Beatrice Lacer and step-father, Bill Lacer; He is survived by his sons, Justin Longoria …

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