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Emergency exercise planned in, around Y-12

Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency management exercise September 20 in and around the Y 12 National Security Complex. During this exercise, people in the vicinity of Y-12 may observe police and other …

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Powell blanks Dragons, 17-0

The Powell Panthers shut out the Clinton Dragons Friday night, 17-0. It was the first shutout recorded by the Panthers since 2014 and their defense allowed Clinton only 130 yards of total offense on the night and seven first downs. Clinton’s defens eplayed well enough to win, but the offense’s …

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Gasoline + vacant barn = explosion

An explosion was reported Sunday evening in Oliver Springs, but no injuries or damage were reported. The explosion happened at around 7:00 pm Sunday and 911 callers reported the blast shaking their homes, some as far away as Oak Ridge. Investigators say that a man was attempting to burn an …

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Two motorcycle wrecks in Park, 1 fatal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers temporarily closed park roads for two serious motorcycle accidents on Sunday evening, September 17. At approximately 6:20 p.m., a single motorcycle accident was reported along the Foothills Parkway West between mile marker 7 and 8. An adult male rider was transported by Lifestar to the …

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