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Wartburg Police, TBI seek missing girl

Wartburg Police are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl. Bridgett Gordon has been missing since December 3rd. Wartburg Police have been working with the TBI to find her. Officers believe Bridgett may have traveled outside the State of Tennessee at one point.  Bridgett is described as a white female, standing 5 feet …

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More small earthquakes rattle windows in East Tennessee

For a second straight day, parts of East Tennessee experienced small earthquakes. Wednesday, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake, centered near Decatur, Tennessee, occurred at around 4:15 am and was the second-largest quake on record in East Tennessee, behind only a 4.7 magnitude quake that occurred near Maryville in 1973. People as …

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Local leaders recognized for efforts to land TCAT

During last Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new TCAT facility in the I-75 Industrial Park, the coalition of local organizations that helped land the highly-sought-after school received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from the College System of Tennessee. The award was presented to the Anderson County Coalition, which …

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Kingston Council votes to pursue legal action in spill

Tuesday night, members of the Kingston City Council met in a closed-door executive session with the city attorney Sandy McPherson to discuss whether or not to join the Roane County government’s pending legal action against Jacobs Engineering concerning the 2008 coal ash spill from TVA’s Kingston Fossil Plant. The ash …

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Waste Connections holiday schedule

In observance of Christmas Day,Tuesday, December 25th, Waste Connection of Tennessee’s local office will be closed and the trash and recycling pick ups will run on a one day delay. For example, Tuesday’s services will run on Wednesday, Wednesday’s services will run on Thursday, and soon through the rest of the week. …

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Local companies honor ACSD Chaplains, Reserve Deputies

(ACSD press release) On Tuesday, Farm Bureau Insurance agents Mike Bowers, Steve Barlow, Jarrett Galloway,Nick Lollar, Chase Brown, and John Tiernan joined with Gateway Mortgage Group’s Billy Phillips, to honor the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Reserves and Chaplains with a dinner at the Museum of Appalachia. The two companies came …

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Ground broken on Clinton TCAT

Last Friday, officials gathered at the I-75 Industrial Park in Clinton to celebrate the groundbreaking on a new, 44,000 square foot, $11 million Tennessee College of Applied Technology–or TCAT–facility. The facility will be built on land donated for the project next to SL Tennessee and will provide advanced post-secondary training …

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OR Council OKs large residential development

On second and final reading, the Oak Ridge City Council on Monday approved a plan that will allow a new residential development to be constructed on 117 acres of land off Edgemoor Road in Oak Ridge. The new development will be called Harbour Pointe, and could include 310 lots, of which …

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