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Apology letter from Yeager to Meredith awaiting signature

As we have reported, Anderson County Law Director Jay Yeager apologized to WYSH owner Ron Meredith for comments he allegedly made to several county commissioners and other officials that left those that heard them convinced he had accused the “Ask Your Neighbor” host of attempting to improperly influence a bid …

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TBI releases report on school crime

(TBI) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a new study this week, detailing the volume and nature of crime on K-12 campuses across the state. The annual report compiles three years of crime data submitted to TBI by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). …

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3 injured in LaFollette wreck

Three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday when an 18-wheeler and a van crashed in front of Woodson Mall in LaFollette. The accident occurred shortly after 11 am when the driver of the van, 68-year-old Marcella Coots of Speedwell, tried to turn in front of the empty coal truck driven by …

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ORNL facility named ANS Nuclear Historic Landmark

(ORNL release) The American Nuclear Society has designated the Radiochemical Engineering Development Center at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory an ANS Nuclear Historic Landmark, recognizing more than 50 years of isotope production and nuclear fuel cycle research. “This honor is particularly timely in the Lab’s 75th anniversary year, and it …

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