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More on Jones lawsuit against accuser

As we told you Thursday, Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones last week filed a lawsuit against one of the women who has accused him of sexual harassment. Today, we can tell you that the lawsuit was filed against former Courier News reporter Heather Miller. The lawsuit filed last …

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State releases county unemployment data

(TDLWD release)  The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) today released county unemployment statistics for January 2018.  A vast majority of the state’s 95 counties continue to record unemployment rates under 5 percent and every county’s rate was lower than it was in January 2017. Williamson County continued …

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Oak Ridge’s Eby one step closer to state BOE

(Yager press release) The Senate Education committee voted Wednesday in favor of a resolution sponsored by Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) to confirm Robert S. “Bob” Eby of Oak Ridge to the State Board of Education. Senate Joint Resolution 545 appoints Eby to a five-year term that commences April 1 and expires March 2023.  Eby will …

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Anderson Commission to meet Monday night

The Anderson County Commission will meet in regular session on Monday March 19th at 6:30 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse in Clinton with a potentially “explosive” agenda. According to the agenda for the meeting, which you can view online at www.andersontn.org, County Mayor Terry Frank is expected to …

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Another woman files complaint against Jones

An eighth woman has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, intimidation and retaliation against Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones. The woman, a former employee of the office, says that she was the one who earned the nickname of “Daddy’s B***h” from Jones, whom she described as a …

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Jones files lawsuit against accuser

Embattled Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones has filed a lawsuit against one of the women who has accused him of sexual harassment. The lawsuit filed last week seeks $1 million from a woman who, according to Jones’s complaint, gave “untrue and defamatory” statements to the Human Resources Department …

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Accused shooter ordered to undergo mental eval

The man accused of shooting and killing another man on February 22nd appeared in court last week and was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation to determine if he is indeed competent to stand trial. 45-year-old Christopher Lee Roberts is charged with criminal homicide in the death of 48-year-old Bradley …

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AC Chamber to host candidate forum

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce will host a forum in Clinton later this month for candidates in the May 1st Anderson County primary elections. The candidate forum will be moderated by Gene Patterson, currently the community relations lead for Consolidated Nuclear Security, which manages and operates the Y-12 National Security …

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