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OR Council OKs Watson extension, raise

Monday night the Oak Ridge City Council voted 6-1 to extend City Manager Mark Watson’s contract by one year to August of 2018 and to give him a 2% pay raise. Recent evaluations of Watson’s job performance showed that the majority of the Council said that he was either meeting …

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Campbell woman charged in grandmother’s death

A Campbell County woman is facing a charge of criminal homicide in connection to the death of her 84-year-old grandmother. Campbell County deputies found the body of Mona Marcum inside her Lafollette home just after 9 am Tuesday after responding to a 911 call reportedly made by the woman now …

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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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