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Red Ribbon Week returns

(ASAP of Anderson)  This week students, community members and local businesses are selling red ribbons to raise awareness for drug misuse prevention. In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention recognition week, students at Anderson County High School, Clinton High School, Oak Ridge High School, …

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Dragons win, keep playoff hopes alive

Clinton 29 Campbell County 21…Needing to win both of their final two games of the regular season to make the playoffs, the Clinton Dragons arguably took care of the tougher of the two games on Friday as they dominated time of possession and downed Campbell County 29-21, snapping a five-game …

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CCSO SWAT Team executes warrant in Jellico

Friday, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 219 High Street in Jellico, the residence of 30-year-old Joseph Lee Johnson.   According to a press release, Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted an investigation into Johnson for allegedly selling illegal narcotics and prescription medication. Investigators conducted several …

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Early voting underway, rolling

Thursday marked day two of early voting for the November 6th election. In Anderson County, 1587 people cast ballots, bringing the two-day total to 3350 citizens taking part in in local municipal elections, the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, races for offices in the General Assembly and the federal midterm elections, including …

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Roane round-up targets meth, pills, heroin

Officers from the Rockwood Police Department were joined by representatives of numerous other agencies on Thursday as they conducted a round-up of suspects indicted on drug charges to culminate a year-long undercover operation. 34 people were indicted on a total of over 70 counts, mostly on meth-related charges, but also …

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