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Anderson fire investigated as suspicious

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Sunday fire at a mobile home on Longmire Road as a possible arson. Deputies responded to the home at 353 Longmire shortly before 3:30 am Sunday and were told by a witness that she and her husband had been driving home when …

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Roane man revived after nearly drowning in Morgan

A man who was pulled out of a Morgan County swimming hole Sunday was revived on his way to the hospital after he nearly drowned. Deputies from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, along with personnel from the Morgan County EMS and Rescue Squad, responded to a report of a possible …

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AC Commission shows support for suing ‘Big Pharm’

(AC Mayor press release) Monday evening, Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank asked County Commission to pass a motion of support for the efforts of District Attorneys Barry Staubus, Tony Clark and Dan Armstrong in their suit against major pharmaceutical companies on behalf of nine East Tennessee counties. Part of the …

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