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LaFollette PD arrest alleged storage unit thief

LaFollette Police arrested a 32-year-old man in connection to a string of storage unit burglaries that occurred over the past month. Investigators say that Ricky Green is accused of stealing from storage units at Midway Storage, LaFollette Storage and storage units on Myers Lane. Green was charged with burglary, theft …

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CPD investigating fatal shooting incident

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that the incident occurred at the China Inn in Clinton. Clinton Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 22-year-old man at a Clinton restaurant on Tuesday evening. The Blount County man suffered a fatal gunshot wound to his …

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CCSO arrests several on warrants

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office began rounding up people wanted on various warrants on Wednesday. The outstanding warrants covered everything from drug charges to failure to pay child support. Sheriff Robbie Goins said Thursday that on the first day of the operation, 20 people were picked up on …

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Anderson named a Healthier Tennessee Community

On February 21, Anderson County was designated a Healthier Tennessee Community by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, an organization dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives. Anderson County was named a BRONZE Healthier Tennessee Community’ based on local engagement, promotional efforts, and measurable progress to …

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Watson to deliver “State of the City” address

Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson will discuss the “State of the City” during a lunchtime meeting Tuesday. The annual event will be during “Lunch with the League” on Tuesday, March 5. Watson has served as Oak Ridge city manager since August 2010. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in …

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State announces new domestic violence program

TN Secretary of State release) Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett today was joined by members of the General Assembly, advocates for domestic violence victims and other stakeholders to announce the introduction of the Tennessee Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program. Tennessee now joins the more than 35 other states …

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Mingus Mill foot bridge to temporarily close

Great Smoky Mountains National Park crews will be replacing the foot bridge leading to Mingus Mill beginning Monday, March 4 through Thursday, March 14, necessitating a temporary closure of the area. The repairs will be made in time for the seasonal opening of the mill later in April. Mingus Mill …

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Construction Job Fair in Oak Ridge

(Submitted) The City of Oak Ridge is partnering with Jenkins & Stiles, LLC, to organize a community job fair for those interested in positions with the construction firm. The job fair will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the Scarboro Community Center from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jenkins …

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