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CHS hoops postponed; HS hoops round-up, schedule, polls

With Campbell County schools closed today (Tuesday January 26th), the scheduled Tuesday night high school basketball doubleheader between Clinton and Campbell County has been postponed. As soon as a makeup date for those games and the doubleheader postponed Friday between Halls and Clinton are announced we will pass that information …

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ACSD updates weather-related activities

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has provided an update on the weather-related calls they received between last Wednesday, January 20 and yesterday (Sunday, January 24). Deputies responded to 18 non-injury traffic crashes, two crashes with injury, 12 disabled or abandoned vehicles, and 5 calls where there were some traffic hazards. …

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AC Fair named Best in State

The Tennessee State Fair Board met recently and handed out awards to county fairs across the state for their 2015 editions. The Anderson County Fair was named the “Best Fair in the State” in the AAA Division. Congratulations to everyone involved with the Anderson County Fair.

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Commission looking into recouping legal fees

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Anderson County Commission voted unanimously to allow Commission Chairman Steve Emert to seek advice from “outside legal counsel” about possibly recovering some of the attorneys’ fees incurred against the county over the past few years, including money spent on Law Director Jay Yeager’s defense …

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ORHS’s Colburn named Intel finalist

Thomas Colburn, a senior at Oak Ridge High School, has been named a finalist in an Intel science competition after a two-year project conducted with help from an Oak Ridge National Laboratory mentor. Colburn is one of only 40 U.S. high school seniors to be chosen as a finalist and …

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ORT: ORUD customers warned of scam

Oak Ridge utility customers, including commercial customers, should be aware that a scam regarding a meter change out program is happening in the area, officials said. In this scam, a customer receives a call from someone claiming to be a representative from an electric company that provides electricity for the residents …

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Reports: New commission rule irks some

According to published reports, a new rule instituted on Tuesday during the Anderson County Commission meeting by Chairman Steve Emert has drawn criticism from at least one former commissioner. At the beginning of Tuesday’s regularly scheduled January meeting, Emert announced that members of the audience would no longer be able …

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Race leads to pursuit, arrests

Two men were arrested Monday after fleeing from Sheriff’s deputies who tried to pull them over for racing on New Henderson Road in Claxton. Shortly before noon, Anderson County Deputy Jason leach saw two cars—a gold Honda and a gray Honda—that appeared to be racing. After clocking the vehicles traveling …

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