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Campbell judge removed from case

Embattled Campbell County General Sessions Court Judge Amanda Sammons was removed from a case that has landed her square in the middle of a criminal investigation. Sammons was elected to serve as General Sessions Judge in 2014, but Monday, one of her cases was at the center of a hearing …

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Busch dominates XFS race at Vegas

Sprint Cup Series drivers continue to march through the early weeks of the 2016 X-FINITY Series with three wins in the first three races, the latest being Kyle Busch’s dominating victory on Saturday in Las Vegas. Busch started from the pole in the Number-18 Toyota and led all but one …

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‘Bad Brad’ takes checkers in Vegas

Brad Keselowski charged past race leader Kyle Busch late in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and kept his Number-2 Team Penske Ford in front over the final six laps to notch his first victory of the young season. Keselowski overcame a speeding penalty on pit road to …

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Actress makes restitution for damaged cruiser

The former “Star Trek: Voyager” actress arrested twice last year in Roane County this week made restitution in the amount of just under $2300 to the Harriman Police Department for damage that she caused to one of their police cruisers last April when she backed into the front of the …

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OS accepting applications for mayor

The Oliver Springs Board of Aldermen—the Town Council—met Thursday night for the first time since Mayor Jerry Vann surprised everyone by announcing his retirement. Vice Mayor Omer Cox is serving as mayor on an interim basis and it is not clear yet if he wants to have the “interim” tag …

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GSMNP: Prescribed burns in Cades Cove

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian Piedmont Zone fire staff plan to conduct a series of controlled burns in Cades Cove on Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11. Weather depending, these prescribed fire treatments will take place in four field units totaling 502 acres between Sparks Lane …

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