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3rd day in a row for high voter turnout in AC

For a third consecutive day, officials with the Anderson County Election Commission reported setting a single-day high for voter turnout as early voting for the March 1st presidential primaries heads into its final few days. On Thursday, 369 people voted, bringing the eight-day total to 1905. Of those, 1224 have …

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Vann abruptly resigns as OS Mayor

In a move that caught town officials by surprise, Oliver Springs Mayor Jerry Vann abruptly resigned Thursday night, shortly after the Town Council’s meeting began. Just after the roll was called, Vann addressed the Council and others in attendance, telling them that after speaking with doctor and his family he …

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Adams OR Teacher of Year

Ginger Adams, a first-grade teacher at Linden Elementary School, has been named the 2016 Oak Ridge School District Teacher of the Year, officials said. Oak Ridge Schools officials hope Adams will now be considered for East Tennessee Teacher of the Year. Her application will be sent to the East Tennessee …

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Tuesday wreck injures one

(Oak Ridge Today) A Clinton man had minor injuries after his sport utility vehicle went down an embankment and rolled into a creek after a two-vehicle crash on Clinton Highway on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The crash was reported at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday near the bridge over Bull Run Creek …

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Junior, Kyle Busch take Duels

(MRN) Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kyle Busch win Thursday’s qualifying races as the starting field was set for Sunday’s Daytona 500. For the second year in a row, Earnhardt won the first half of the doubleheader and will start third in “The Great American Race.” With his victory in the …

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Early voting tops 1500-voter mark

For the second day in a row, Anderson County voters set a single-day high for early voting as 332 people cast ballots for the March 1st Presidential primaries. That robust figure brings the seven-day total to 1536 early voters. Of those, 996 have voted in the Republican primary and 540 …

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Lawsuit filed in wreck that killed child

A lawsuit has been filed in Anderson County Circuit Court over a fatal single-vehicle accident that happened in Campbell County in January of last year. The crash occurred on January 23rd, 2015 and killed the driver, 34-year-old Bobby Lee Coker and his seven-year-old son Skyland Coker. An 8-year-old girl in …

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