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Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

D3AAA Consolation Monday in the books

Monday was Consolation Night at the District 3AAA basketball tournament at Clinton High School. In the girls’ consolation game, the Anderson County Lady Mavs edged Campbell County 51-50 in overtime to take third in the District. The Lady Cougars forced overtime with a furious fourth-quarter rally to erase a double-digit …

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AC Commission meets Tuesday February 21st

The Anderson County Commission will meet this evening (Tuesday February 21st) at 6:30 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse in Clinton, one day later than normal due to the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday. Among the items on the agenda for commissioners will be Trustee Rodney Archer’s appointment, for …

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Briceville fire suspicious

A fire at a vacant home in Briceville is being investigated as a possible arson. Anderson County deputies responded to the fire at 213 Duncan Road shortly after 5 am Sunday and reported that the Briceville Volunteer Fire Department was already there battling the blaze. Despite their efforts, the house …

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TDOT sign message contest voting underway

(TDOT)  Voting starts today to select winners from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Dynamic Message Sign Contest. TDOT received over 2000 entries for possible safety messages for the overhead signs located across Tennessee. The entries were narrowed down to the top 15 messages that cover safety issues such as distracted …

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Cross Connection coming to Lakeview

The pastor and congregation at Lakeview Baptist Church, located at 3330 West Wolf Valley Road, for a special night of gospel singing on Saturday, March 4th at 7 pm. Coming all the way from Seville, Ohio will be the talented, anointed group CROSS CONNECTION. The group will also perform on Sunday March …

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Changes coming to Homecoming

The Museum of Appalachia has announced that this year’s 38th annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming will for the first time include a pair of evening concerts and a Family Day. The 38th Homecoming is set for October 6th through the 8th and the annual event draws tens of thousands of visitors …

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ORPD IDs cyclist killed in wreck

Oak Ridge Police have identified the cyclist killed when his bicycle and an SUV were involved in a crash Sunday afternoon as 85-year-old Verne Gilbert of Oak Ridge. The crash occurred shortly before 2 pm Sunday at the intersection of the Oak Ridge Turnpike and Blair Road just east of …

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District tourneys reach semis

The District 3AAA basketball tournament continued over the weekend at Clinton. In Friday night’s quarterfinal round, the third-seeded Powell Lady Panthers harassed Clinton into 28 turnovers on their way to a 60-34 victory that ended the Lady Dragons’ season at 10-19. Madison Tidmore led Powell with 23 points while Danyel …

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Dykes arrested

Over the weekend, the younger half of a father-son duo that had been wanted by Campbell County authorities, was arrested and taken into custody. Officers had been searching for 28-year-old Brian Dykes since February 1st in connection with a home burglary and captured him Saturday night at a market and …

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ORFD: Smoke detector saves family

An Oak Ridge family of three was able to get to safety overnight thanks to a smoke alarm that was installed in their home by the Oak Ridge Fire Department. The structure fire at 128 Newberry Circle was reported to 911 at 1:10 am on Friday. When they arrived, firefighters …

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