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70+ pounds of pot seized, man arrested

Officers from the Oak Ridge Police Department, the Seventh Judicial District Crime Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol seized more than 70 pounds of marijuana from a home on Carlisle Lane in Oak Ridge on Wednesday. Authorities say they seized more than 70 pounds …

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Clinton man killed in OR wreck

A Clinton man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on the Oak Ridge Turnpike Thursday night. The crash was reported shortly before 8:30 pm Thursday night at the intersection of the Turnpike and Wisconsin Avenue. Oak Ridge Police say that 75-year-old Charles Edward Smith of Clinton had to be extricated …

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Muddy Boot Awards presented

Two titans of East Tennessee’s business community were honored Friday with the Muddy Boot Award, given by the East Tennessee Economic Council in an ongoing tribute to individuals who, through their work and activities, build a better community. This year’s honorees are Jim Henry, deputy governor of the State of …

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Roane’s Wicks appointed next Criminal Court Judge

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Thursday appointed Jeffery H. Wicks of Rockwood as Criminal Court judge for the Ninth Judicial District, replacing Judge E. Eugene Eblen, who is retiring effective December 31. The Ninth Judicial District serves Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, and Roane counties. Wicks, 52, has served as General Sessions …

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ACSD Deputy passes away

The Anderson County Sheriff’s office says that Communications Deputy Lawrence E. “Larry” Marlow, Jr. passed away suddenly on Monday, December 7, at his home in Oak Ridge at the age of 54. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Marlow was a veteran dispatcher serving in public safety …

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Dragons edge Halls 55-54 with late FTs

Tuesday night the Clinton Dragons got two clutch free throws from Tyler Thackerson with 1.3 seconds to play in the fourth quarter to edge Halls 55-54 for their first District 3AAA win of the season. The game at Halls was a back-and-forth affair with neither team able to gain any …

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