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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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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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Kinder-McMillan, Robertsville Middle, OR Teacher of the Year

(Oak Ridge Schools) Julie Kinder-McMillan of Robertsville Middle School has been named Teacher of the Year for Oak Ridge Schools. Kinder-McMillan is the schools district’s nominee for state-level awards that the Tennessee Department of Education gives each year to outstanding educators to recognize their meritorious service and devotion to students. “The …

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ORHS team takes State Science Bowl

60 high school teams from across the state of Tennessee gathered this past weekend in Blount County to challenge their knowledge in broad science disciplines including chemistry, biology, physics, and energy to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy annual Tennessee Science Bowl. Oak Ridge High School placed first and …

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Hargett: Liens becoming more and more common, troublesome

(Secretary of State Tre Hargett)  A recent 320-count indictment and the arrests of 10 people from a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation highlight an ongoing problem. People are filing fraudulent liens with the Division of Business Services, which can …

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