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ORPD IDs man killed in Thursday accident

Late Friday, Oak Ridge Police identified the man who died when his commercial mower was struck by a pickup truck on South Illinois Avenue Thursday as 75-year-old Danny Palmer. The crash occurred Thursday afternoon at around 2 pm on South Illinois near Summit Place, and the ORPD says its preliminary …

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Brock honored for service to country, community

(Submitted)  Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank and members of the Anderson County Commission recently honored the community dedication and service of lifelong Anderson County resident Billy Wade Brock. Brock, a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran, served 16 years as an Anderson County Constable for District 3. He has been an active …

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Mower operator struck, killed in OR accident

The operator of a commercial lawn mower died after being hit by a vehicle South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge at about 2 p.m. Thursday. The crash occurred near Summit Lane, just south of Lafayette Drive/Scarboro Road. The name of the mower operator has not been released, pending notification of family members according …

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ORT: Roane man charged in Anderson

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a Roane County man is facing charges of theft of more than $250,000 and knowing abuse, neglect, or exploitation in Anderson County. 37-year-old Malbern Robert Edington was indicted by the Anderson County Grand Jury in August. He was scheduled to be arraigned …

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