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FMCOR receives grant funds

The Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge was one of five local organizations to receive a total of $10,000 in grant funding on Friday. The five grants were presented by the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon through its Community Contribution Program. The grants support healthy living in East Tennessee. Besides Free Medical Clinic, grant …

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More on Monday shooting

Court records are shedding a little more light on a shooting that occurred early Monday morning on Leach Lane in Clinton. As we have reported, 20-year-old Alexander William Carter has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment in connection to the incident, which occurred at around …

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Roane man charged with scamming elderly, vulnerable

A Roane County man was arrested last week and charged with financially exploiting an elderly or vulnerable person. According to the Roane County Sheriff’s Office, Mickey Jason Pressley would take money from elderly residents in exchange for work, but then never returned to actually do the work. Pressley was arrested …

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Jellico man killed by Kentucky State Trooper

A Jellico man was killed by a Kentucky State Trooper early Monday morning following a standoff at a home in Whitley County, Kentucky. Kentucky State Police say that officers were called to a home in the Saxton community shortly before 1:30 am Monday on a report of a domestic disturbance …

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Follow-up: Shooting suspect in custody

Following up on a story we first reported yesterday, a man is recovering today after being shot multiple times at a home on Leach Lane in Clinton early Monday morning and a suspect is in custody. Deputies were called to 161 Leach Lane at around 3:30 am Monday for a …

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CCSO SWAT team executes drug warrant

Monday afternoon, members of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department’s SWAT team executed a narcotics search warrant at 114 Island Ford Road, apartment 204, in Jacksboro. The warrant was served following an undercover investigation that involved numerous drug buys at the residence, according to officials. The Sheriff’s Office says that officers …

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ACSD investigates early-morning shooting

A shooting early Monday morning is being investigated by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department. Details are still somewhat sketchy, but we can tell you that at around 3 am Monday, a man was shot “multiple times” at a home on Leach Lane between Clinton and Rocky Top. The victim was …

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