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Two Anderson County drug rings cracked

During a press conference Monday afternoon, law enforcement officials provided information on a multi-county, multi-year investigation they say cracked not one, but two, cocaine trafficking conspiracies in and around Oak Ridge. The investigation began in 2012, according to Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark, who was flanked by representatives …

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Murder trial begins in Anderson

The first degree murder trial of 52-year-old Norman Lee Follis Jr. began Monday in Clinton. Follis is facing the death penalty in the death of his uncle, 79-year-old Sammie Adams of Claxton in late 2011 or early 2012. Follis admits that he strangled Adams with an extension cord but his …

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Byron, 18, wins CWTS at Kansas

(MRN) William Byron was in the right place at the right time Friday night at Kansas Speedway, advancing from third place to Victory Lane after contact on the final lap sent front-runners Johnny Sauter and Ben Rhodes up the track and toward the wall as Byron motored past. The night’s …

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Kyle Busch takes SCS race at Kansas

(MRN) Kyle Busch passed Tony Stewart for his final lead of the night thirty-seven laps from the finish and kept the Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in front the rest of the way Saturday at Kansas Speedway, notching his third victory of the season. Busch started sixth, took his first …

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Local Sports Update May 9th

High school spring sports tournaments are underway. Here is how area teams fared this weekend. On the baseball diamond, the District 3AAA tournament on Friday saw Central beat Anderson County 7-6 and Karns beat Clinton 11-1, with both of those games at Karns. At Gibbs on Friday, Powell no-hit the …

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ORT: 33 indicted in two cocaine conspiracies

(Oak Ridge Today) At least 33 people have been indicted by the Anderson County Grand Jury in two alleged  conspiracies to distribute 300 grams or more of cocaine. The indictments allege that the two conspiracies, one involving 11 people and the other involving 24, both occurred between May 14 and …

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