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Early voting underway, rolling

Thursday marked day two of early voting for the November 6th election. In Anderson County, 1587 people cast ballots, bringing the two-day total to 3350 citizens taking part in in local municipal elections, the Tennessee gubernatorial campaign, races for offices in the General Assembly and the federal midterm elections, including …

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Roane round-up targets meth, pills, heroin

Officers from the Rockwood Police Department were joined by representatives of numerous other agencies on Thursday as they conducted a round-up of suspects indicted on drug charges to culminate a year-long undercover operation. 34 people were indicted on a total of over 70 counts, mostly on meth-related charges, but also …

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AMSE opens in new location

Earlier today, the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) unveiled its new location and exhibits at an invitation-only dignitary event that was followed by a public ribbon-cutting ceremony. The museum at 115 Main Street East in the Main Street Oak Ridge development opened to the public free of charge …

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Massive fire destroys abandoned Rocky Top building

A massive fire destroyed the building that once housed the Lake City Hospital and later, Genesis Recovery Center, Wednesday morning. The fire was reported to dispatchers shortly before 5:15 am in the building at 901 South Main Street. Law enforcement officers closed Main Street for several blocks around the scene …

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