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CCSO raid yields drugs, cash

Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins says his department’s SWAT team, along with members of other area law enforcemetn agenices “knocked the door down” at the home of James Norris on Glade Springs Road in LaFollette early Thursday morning as investigators served a search warrant. The raid was conducted by members …

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State: Clinton City Schools excel in student growth

(Clinton City Schools) For the past several weeks, a variety of accountability data, both district and school-based, has been released from the Tennessee Department of Education regarding student results on the annual TN Ready assessment. There are two main areas of accountability – achievement and student growth. Achievement is the …

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Ballot set for November municipal elections

The deadline for candidates to qualify in the November 6th elections was noon Thursday. This round of elections will cap the year with state and federal general elections as well as municipal elections throughout Anderson County. Two people have qualified to run for Mayor in the city of Clinton and …

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CPD names Miller “Officer of the Year”

Clinton Police Department Detective Sergeant Leslie Miller has been named the department’s “Officer of The Year” for 2017. Chief Vaughn Becker presented Miller with a certificate of recognition and special award plaque earlier this week. A letter of recommendation states that Sgt Miller’s accomplishments include homicide case investigations, forgeries, frauds, …

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Cove Lake State Park welcomes new Manager

Cove Lake State Park formally welcomed new Manager Casey Hatmaker, this morning during a public event where the community was able to meet park staff and learn about park programming and amenities. “Casey believes in the value that a balance between resource conservation, proper facility maintenance and excellent customer service …

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Woman dies after driving into lake

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office says that a 29-year-old woman died Tuesday night after deliberately driving her minivan into Norris Lake. At around 10 pm Tuesday, dispatchers received a 911 call reporting that a minivan had driven at a high rate of speed into lake at the Powell Valley Marina …

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