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Three indicted in “Pop Shop” case in Campbell

Wednesday, the Campbell County Grand Jury returned an 80-count indictment against three people accused of running a criminal operation that traded cash for items purchased with food stamps at the Pop Shop in LaFollette, including the town’s current Vice Mayor. LaFollette Vice Mayor Joe Bolinger was indicted on four counts of fraudulent …

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ORT: Man indicted in January stabbing

An Oak Ridge man has been indicted on charges including attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a woman during a dispute over money in January, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. 49-year-old McKinley Earl McGee was indicted last month by the Anderson County Grand Jury on charges that …

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Harriman PD serve warrant, seize cash, drugs, guns

Tuesday morning, the Harriman Police Department, along with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office, Oak Ridge SWAT team, and officers from both the Rockwood and the Kingston Police Departments, served a search warrant at 324 Ayres Drive in Harriman. The search warrant was based on information gathered from the investigation conducted …

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Four Smokies named to SL All-Star Game

The Southern League has announced that four Tennessee Smokies players have been named Southern League Mid-Season All-Stars for the 2018 Southern League All-Star Game. The All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, June 19 at Regions Field in Birmingham, Alabama. Representing the Smokies are pitcher Trevor Clifton, pitcher Thomas Hatch, pitcher Dakota …

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Kentucky man drowns while swimming on Norris Lake

A 20-year-old Kentucky man drowned Monday afternoon on Norris Lake in Campbell County. Emergency crews, including Campbell County Sheriff’s deputies and members of the LaFollette Rescue Squad, responded to the Cedar Creek Bridge area of the lake east of LaFollette shortly after 1:30 pm after a 911 call came in …

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