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THP: Campbell man killed in Scott County crash

A two-vehicle accident in Scott County claimed the life of a LaFollette man Monday. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that at around 12:30 pm on Monday, a Ford F150 pickup was being driven east by 41-year-old David Tackett of LaFollette on Highway 63 in Scott County when the vehicle crossed …

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ACSD investigates shooting incident

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating to dtermine how a man ended up with a serious gunshot wound to his leg. Early Tuesday morning, at around 1:30 am, deputies were called to a home on Leinart Lane. When they arrived, they saw two men standing over an unconscious man …

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Union rejects MMC’s proposal for new deal

Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 205 voted Monday to reject Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge’s contract proposal that would cover 800 employees. The union said the hospital’s proposal would cut wages for new workers, in turn risking staffing levels and quality of care. The current …

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OR defense carries ‘Cats past Rebels

Oak Ridge 16 West 6:  As it has all season long, the Wildcat defense carried Oak Ridge to the state quarterfinals and their first-ever meeting with Catholic on Friday at Blankenship Field. The Wildcats were led on defense by Cobe Angel, who racked up 17 tackles and a sack while …

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AC Operations Committee meets Monday Nov. 13

The Anderson County Commission’s Operations Committee will meet tonight (Monday November 13th) at 6 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse. Among the items that will be discussed will be the purchase of 17.08 acres of land on Norris Freeway for the new home of the Glen Alpine Convenience Center …

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THP: Single-vehicle crash kills Kingston man

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that speed likely played a role in a fatal one-car accident Friday night in Roane County. The THP reports that the crash happened at around 9:45 pm Friday on Gallaher Road in Kingston. Trooper Paul Dubroc reported that 29-year-old Austin Owens of Kingston had been …

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