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THP seizes drugs, cash in I-75 stop

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that a traffic stop ended with the seizure of drugs and cash on I-75 in Anderson County on Monday January 25th. According to a THP release, Trooper Isaiah Lloyd made traffic stop on a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup on I-75 South in Anderson County, at …

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CPD nabs 3 on drug, weapons charges

Clinton Police arrested three people earlier this month on drug and weapons charges following a routine traffic stop for a busted headlight. The incident occurred January 14th when Officer Adam Warren spotted a vehicle on Seivers Boulevard traveling with only one working headlight and pulled the car over in the …

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CVMR introduces scaled-back project plan

Officials with CVMR, the Canadian metals company that last year announced a major investment in Oak Ridge, announced Thursday that a large part of that previously announced project will move forward. CVMR and Central America Nickel, Inc.–or CAN—have closed on a deal that calls for about 3 million tons of …

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Well, that was unexpected…

At around 8:15 this morning, what was described as “mini-blizzard” by some hit the South Clinton area, affecting only about a two-mile stretch of roadway. The squall left a little less than an inch of snow on the ground but ended as quickly as it began.

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OR hires new Public Works Director

Shira McWaters, a civil engineer who is now an associate at a company in Arizona, has been hired as Public Works director in Oak Ridge. McWaters will replace former Public Works Director Gary Cinder, who retired in September 2015. The appointment was announced by Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson. …

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High school basketball round-up January 26th

An almost-full slate of high school basketball was played on Tuesday. The Clinton Dragons’ and Lady Dragons’ games at Campbell County were called off due to the persistent winter weather conditions and the makeup date for that doubleheader has not yet been announced. Here is how the games that were …

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4 Morgan jailers indicted

In two separate cases, special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a total of five people in connection to allegations of the mistreatment of inmates in the Morgan County Jail. In the first case, which began November 24, 2015, at the request of Ninth District Attorney …

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