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Caryville blast damages home, injures none

Caryville firefighters were called a to a report of a house explosion Sunday morning. The blast was reported to 911 shortly after 10 am Sunday and firefighters say the front door and window had been blown out. The cause of the blast, which significantly damaged the home on Pike Lane, …

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Centrus, UT-Battelle ink pact

Centrus Energy Corporation announced Monday that it has signed a $32.3 million contract with UT-Battelle LLC for engineering and testing work on uranium enrichment technology. The contract, a new U.S. Centrifuge Technology Advancement contract, runs through September 30. UT-Battelle operates Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy. …

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Bartley arrested Saturday on probation violations

Convicted Campbell County school shooter Kenneth Bartley Jr. was arrested without incident at his father’s Lafollette home early Saturday morning on a pair of probation violation warrants. Campbell County deputies acting on a tip took Bartley into custody and transported him to the Campbell County Jail pending a court appearance …

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Update: AC standoff ends peacefully

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a standoff Friday morning with an armed suspect on Hollingsworth Lane just outside Clinton. Deputies had gone to the residence of 30-year-old Adam Jacob Daniels to serve arrest warrants from two incidents that occurred the previous evening and early Friday morning. Daniels had …

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Woman rescued from porch of burning house

An Oak Ridge man rescued a disoriented woman from a porch during a house fire on Robertsville Road on Friday evening. The fire was reported shortly before 7:30 pm Friday at 394 Robertsville Road. Firefighters reported seeing heavy fire and smoke coming from the windows and attic of the home …

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