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JUST IN: TDOT halts Clinton Highway overhaul

Residents of Claxton spoke and apparently TDOT listened. Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank was informed Tuesday that TDOT has pulled its planned resurfacing and realignment of a 2.6-mile long stretch of Clinton Highway between Edgemoor Road and the Knox County line. Since the proposal was presented to members of the …

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Clinton manufacturer expanding

Valley Apparel in Clinton’s Eagle Bend Industrial Park will formally announce a small expansion on Thursday afternoon. The company, which is based in Knoxville and has manufacturing facilities there and in Clinton, was recently awarded a three-year, $17.1 million contract to produce Gen III Layer 6 Trousers for the US …

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Hatmaker pleads to misdemeanor, remains eligible to serve

LaFollette City Councilman Hansford Hatmaker pleaded guilty Monday in a Campbell County courtroom to one misdemeanor count of casual exchange of a schedule IV substance. Hatmaker was indicted in February on two felony charges after authorities accused him of distributing Xanax. Hatmaker will be sentenced during a hearing on Nov. …

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Groundbreaking on UPF-related facility set for Thursday

A groundbreaking has been scheduled for Thursday morning for the three-story Construction Support Building for the multi-billion dollar Uranium Processing Facility at Y-12 National Security Complex. This will be the first construction for the UPF project that officials say will be a first-of-its-kind complex supporting enriched uranium operations for Y-12 …

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