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Accused shooter ordered to undergo mental eval

The man accused of shooting and killing another man on February 22nd appeared in court last week and was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation to determine if he is indeed competent to stand trial. 45-year-old Christopher Lee Roberts is charged with criminal homicide in the death of 48-year-old Bradley …

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Crowley suit against Yeager can proceed

It has not been a banner couple of weeks for Anderson County Law Director Jay Yeager. Monday, WYSH revealed the existence of emails between Yeager and then-Human Resources Director Russell Bearden that contradict Yeager’s public statements and two sworn statements from Bearden that the Law Director did not know of …

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Frank invites all to campaign HQ opening

(Campaign press release)  Everyone is invited to attend the Grand Opening of Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank’s Campaign Headquarters on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.at 201 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge. There will be complimentary coffee and juice as well as sausage biscuits, donuts and fruit. The …

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Retire Tennessee Survey Provides Insight on What Retirees are Seeking; TN rated high for women looking to retire

(Submitted by Adventure Anderson County/Explore Oak Ridge) Ramay Winchester, the State Director for Retire Tennessee met with planned retirement communities across Tennessee to develop a survey for retirement living show attendees. They sent out 2,000 surveys and received 1,910 back. Ramay recently shared the results of this survey with the Anderson …

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AC Chamber to host candidate forum

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce will host a forum in Clinton later this month for candidates in the May 1st Anderson County primary elections. The candidate forum will be moderated by Gene Patterson, currently the community relations lead for Consolidated Nuclear Security, which manages and operates the Y-12 National Security …

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Yager wins Rural Health Association award

(State Senate release)  State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston)  has been recognized by the Rural Health Association of Tennessee for his outstanding support in providing  healthcare services to children and adults in the state’s rural communities.  Yager received the group’s “2017 Legislator of the Year” award principally for his sponsorship of …

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