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ORT: Cromwell denied new trial

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a judge has denied a motion for a new trial for Lee Cromwell, the man convicted of vehicular homicide in the July 4, 2015 crash at Midtown Community Center in Oak Ridge following the annual Independence Day fireworks show. Cromwell, 67, was convicted of …

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Man flees deputies twice, succeeds once

Editor’s Note:  (This story has been updated to show that York was not driving the car that fled from officers on Thursday, and that the driver and a second passenger fled the scene.) Twice in two days, a Clinton man fled from Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies, succeeding in evading arrest …

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Motel robbed, suspect nabbed

Authorities in Campbell County arrested a Kentucky man on robbery charges after a Wednesday morning incident at a motel near I-75 in Caryville. Early Wednesday, the desk clerk at the Comfort Inn called 911 to report that he had been robbed moments earlier. Officers arrived on the scene within minutes …

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Anderson Commission to meet Monday

The Anderson County Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday July 17th at the Courthouse in Clinton. Among the items on the agenda will be accepting the official resignation of Commissioner Myron Iwanski, who was selected last month to serve as interim Trustee following the departure of Rodney …

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Clinton students excelled in 2016-17

Clinton City School officials are very pleased with their students’ national comparisons on the i-Ready assessments for reading and mathematics. The i-Ready test is an assessment that students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade take three times a year to identify each student’s strengths and areas to improve to help …

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Oak Ridge company enters plea agreement on federal charges

The US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee announced Tuesday that a plea agreement has been reached in a case involving an Oak Ridge company. Berthold Technologies, based in Oak Ridge, manufactures measurement instruments and systems, admitted that it falsely represented that devices shipped across state lines had …

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