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1 arrested in Saturday home invasion

The Anderson County Sheriff’s department says one person is in custody and more charges could be filed in a home invasion robbery reported to them on Saturday morning. The incident happened Saturday morning at a mobile home in Ben’s Mobile Home Park off of Edgemoor Road in Claxton and the …

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High School Hoops Round-Up January 8th & 9th

It was another busy weekend of local high school basketball. Friday at Clinton, the Anderson County Lady Mavs pulled away from Clinton to win 45-29 in round one of the girls’ edition of the Crosstown Showdown. AC (5-12, 4-3 D3AAA) was led by Klarissa Roberts, who scored 11 points, and …

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Ops Committee recommends budgeting change

Monday, the Anderson County Commission’s Operations Committee voted 7-1 to recommend to the full County Commission that the county adopt the County Financial Management System of 1981 and replace the current system based up on the County Budgeting Act of 1957. If approved next week, the change would strip the …

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ASAP’s Red Ribbon Rivalry returns

(ASAP of Anderson County) Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) of Anderson County is beginning the 2016 Red Ribbon Rivalry! This year, in Anderson County, ASAP is holding the Red Ribbon Rivalry during the month of January, culminating on Sunday, January 31. The main goal of the RRR is to …

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Briceville ES pumped up about reading

(CCWF) What does Briceville have in common with Denver, Houston, and Newark?  They are the only communities in the Nation that have elementary schools participating in the Engineering Better Readers (EBR) program. What is EBR’s goal?  To inspire students to become avid readers at a young age. Here’s how it …

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ORT: Jail assault lawsuit filed

(Oak Ridge Today) An Anderson County man who was allegedly assaulted while an inmate at the county jail in October 2014 has filed a $1 million federal civil rights lawsuit against a former jailer and other parties, and a jury trial has been scheduled for June 20, 2017, in U.S. …

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State Education Commissioner visits OR, Clinton

Tennessee’s Education Commissioner, Candice McQueen, made three stops at Oak Ridge Schools and a stop at Clinton High School on Thursday. The visits are part of her Classroom Chronicles tour. McQueen’s goal is to visit 10,000 classrooms across the state. So far, she’s visited more than 8,000. At Glenwood Elementary …

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Annual Business Luncheon January 29

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Annual Business Luncheon, Friday, January 29, 11:30 a.m. at The Hollingsworth Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (Junior Achievement BizTown), 2135 N. Charles Seivers Blvd., Clinton. Corporate Sponsor for the event is Michael Brady Inc. The Chamber is pleased to welcome Randy Boyd, …

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