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ORT: More details in deadly Anderson County shooting

Court records are shedding new light on a shooting that left a Clinton man dead last week, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. As we reported Wednesday, investigators from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department arrested 45-year-old Christopher Lee Roberts without incident at a relative’s home on Ridenour Circle …

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Broadband development bill passes State Senate

(Press release) Legislation designed to spur development of broadband services to Tennessee’s rural and unserved communities passed the State Senate unanimously Monday night.  The bill, sponsored by Senate State and Local Government Committee Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston), amends the Rural Electric Community Services Cooperative Act to compliment the changes that were made …

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CNS: Y-12, Pantex contribute $1.1M to United way efforts

United Way contributions at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge totaled about $1.1 million. The contributions were announced last week by Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the contractor that manages and operates the two sites. Contributions from employees, retirees, and the corporation were …

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Rocky Top Library a VITA site

Free tax return preparation is once again available at the Rocky Top Public Library through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance–or VITA–program. Trained volunteers can help you with special credits, such as earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, and credits for the elderly, which you may qualify for. …

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TBI: Morgan man indicted for Fentress murder

An investigation by the TBI has resulted in the indictment of a Morgan County man on murder and arson charges. In December of last year, the TBI was called in by the 8th District Attorney General’s office to assist Tennessee Fire Protective Services and the Fentress County Sheriff’s Office in …

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