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OS gets funding for utility upgrades

Officials with the Town of Oliver Springs have announced that Rural Development has recently funded a utility rehabilitation project with a grant of $2,999,700 and a loan of $4,470,000. The Mayor and Town Council will be making the formal announcement with Rural Development officials on Thursday February 2, 2017 at …

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ACSD welcomes three new dispatchers

Friday, Anderson County’s newest emergency dispatchers celebrated their graduation from the Sheriff’s Department’s Communications Deputy Training Academy. Communications Deputies Tiffany Haines, Amy Purkey, and Brittany Streetman have spent the last ten weeks in an intensive training program to prepare them to answer the call for help from our citizens, dispatch …

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Area athletes set to sign letters of intent

Three Anderson County High School student-athletes are expected to sign their national letters of intent to continue both their academic and athletic careers in college. Katie Curtin will sign to play soccer at Tusculum. Two football Mavericks will remain teammates as both Doug Stooksbury and Everett Dews will sign to …

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Humphrey retiring as Norris Public Safety Director

Chief Danny Humphrey, the Director of Public Safety in charge of the Norris Police and Volunteer Fire Department, has announced that he will retire effective March 17th. Humphrey has spent 39 years in law enforcement, including 18 years with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department. He became Public Safety Director in …

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AC students wrapping up surprise 4-day weekend

Students in the Anderson County school system are wrapping up an impromptu four-day weekend and getting ready to return to class on Wednesday. School leaders announced that schools would be closed Monday and Tuesday of this week late Friday after over 800 students called out sick by the end of …

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