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ORFD promotes 3

The Oak Ridge Fire Department recently promoted three officers. Jody Durham was promoted from battalion chief to assistant chief of operations. He has been with Oak Ridge Fire Department for more than 10 years. Durham has experience as a U.S. Department of Energy firefighter and as a paramedic with Morgan …

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Man indicted in June shooting

A man previously convicted of manslaughter has been indicted on charges that he fired a handgun several times at a man arguing with him over a marijuana sale while children and others were nearby and will be arraigned Monday in Anderson County Criminal Court. Michael Q. Ray was indicted on …

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Thackerson, 2 OR players named All-State

More high school football players were named all-state by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Thursday, including two from Oak Ridge and one form Clinton in Class 5A. Mr. Football winner and Tennessee wide receiver commitment Tee Higgins joined punter Brandon Nickle as 5A All-State selections for Oak Ridge. Clinton …

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Fire Marshal offers safety tips

The winter holiday season should be a joyous time of year. However, certain types of fires and injuries associated with decorating are all too common and can put a damper on holiday celebrations.  “December is the peak month for home candle fires,” Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Commissioner and …

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OR man accused of assaulting, robbing grandfather

An Oak Ridge man was arrested Sunday after allegedly attacking and robbing his grandfather. 27-year-old Trenton Andrew Johnson is facing robbery, domestic assault and drug charges following his arrest by oak Ridge Police. Late Saturday, Johnson had to be taken to Methodist Medical Center after he was found passed out …

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Stokes earns Officer of the Year honors

Clinton Police Sergeant Jason Stokes has been named the 2015 Officer of the Year. Stokes has been with the CPD for several years now, once serving as a School Resource Officer at Clinton High School ,where students knew him affectionately as “Shrek.” Stokes is always quick with a joke and …

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As the Courthouse Turns…

Monday, we reported on the latest kerfuffle in the Anderson County Courthouse, this one involving Mayor Terry Frank and County Commissioner Steve Mead. During last week’s Commission meeting, Mead tried to present Frank with a list of six questions he says need to be answered on the record and publicly …

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TBI investigating alleged Morgan Jail assaults

The TBI is investigating allegations of assaults on an inmate at the Morgan County Jail. The first investigation focuses on an allegation that an inmate was assaulted by another inmate on November 24, and two corrections officers may have encouraged the assault or at least stood by while it occurred. …

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