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Wednesday crash takes out power pole, sends one to jail

A Wednesday morning traffic accident knocked out power to several Clinton Utilities Board customers and landed one woman behind bars for a short time. The crash occurred shortly before 6 am Wednesday on Highway 61 near Park Lane and was investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Troopers reported that 48-year-old …

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Yager: Money included in budget for historic OS building

State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) said an appropriation of $100,000 for the Oliver Springs L&N Depot is included in Governor Bill Haslam’s amended budget proposal submitted to the General Assembly on Wednesday.   The action came after Sen. Yager wrote Finance and Administration Commissioner Larry Martin earlier this year asking for …

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City Hall gets facelift

If you haven’t been by Clinton City Hall in the last few months, the building has been given a facelift. The project was spurred by the city’s desire to make City Hall totally ADA-compliant and, with a new wheelchair ramp and a few other changes, it now meets the ADA …

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OR announces sewer line repairs May 1st

Beginning Monday, May 1, 2017, Hurst Excavating, a contractor for the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department, will be repairing a sewer line on North Purdue Avenue in the area behind ORNL Federal Credit Union. The project is expected to continue through Friday, May 12. This work may cause traffic delays …

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TVA spilling water at Norris Dam

Following last weekend’s record rainfall totals across East Tennessee, TVA on Tuesday opened all three spillway gates at Norris Dam for the first time since the spring of 2013. A large crowd gathered to watch the water spill over the top of the dam as TVA looks to lower the …

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More progress at Main Street Oak Ridge

Another new store sign went up at Main Street Oak Ridge last week. Crews lifted the sign for Dick’s Sporting Goods into place on Thursday afternoon. It is the second sign to go up at Main Street Oak Ridge, joining T.J.Maxx. Both stores are expected to be the first stores …

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Church burglarized in Anderson

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a theft from Hillvale Missionary Baptist Church on Peach Orchard Road. Monday, a church official came to the Sheriff’s Department in Clinton and reported that the church had been broken into the previous week. He told deputies that everyone had left the church …

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