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Campbell crash kills Caryville man

A Caryville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on East Central Avenue in LaFollette on Wednesday afternoon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the crash happened at around 12:45 pm on East Central Avenue (State Highway 9), near the intersection with 8th Street. 58-year-old Tommy Rutherford of Caryville had …

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AC candidate forum Tuesday in Oak Ridge

An Anderson County Candidate Forum will be held at the Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater tonight at 7 pm. Candidates who have opponents and are running for Sheriff, Trustee, Mayor, Circuit Court Clerk, and Anderson County Commission District 6 and 7 have been invited to speak and answer questions, according …

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Campbell homes raided in drug investigation

Last week, members of the LaFollette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team, along with members of the 8th Judicial Task Force, executed a search warrant at 905 W. Forrest St. in LaFollette on Friday morning. During that raid, police say that information was gathered that led investigators to …

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Follow-up: More info on Y-12, IGUA contract agreement

The new contract we told you about last week at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge includes 2.5 percent pay raises for security officers. The new five-year contract covers more than 360 security officers at Y-12. The International Guards Union of America Local 3 and Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the …

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Hammond chosen to serve on OR Council

Monday night, the Oak Ridge City Council voted to appoint Derrick Hammond to fill the vacancy created when Hans Vogel stepped down after getting a new job at the Idaho National Laboratory. Vogel’s resignation became effective June 30th. Hammond was one of seven candidates to apply for the open seat. …

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