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Mayor to veto finance switch

Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank has notified commissioners that she has vetoed the resolution changing the county’s financial management structure from the 1957 law to the 1981 law that was passed in a 13-2 vote by the County Commission last week. The major part of the changes include stripping the …

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BBB: Man killed by train in Rockwood

According to our partners at BBB-TV, a Rockwood man was struck and killed by a train Monday afternoon. Rockwood Police say that a man identified as 49-year-old Ronald Treadway was struck and killed at around 1:30 pm by a northbound train just north of the Stratton Street crossing. Investigators say …

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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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