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Oak Ridge Council takes action on proposed Y-12 project

(Oak Ridge press release) The Oak Ridge City Council unanimously approved three actions during a special called meeting on Friday, December 8, in response to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) decision to proceed with an electrical transmission line project on top of Pine Ridge. City …

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THP, others nab man after brief pursuit

Friday, officers from the Roane County Sheriff’s Office and the Rockwood and Harriman police departments, assisted the Tennessee Highway Patrol in arresting a man following a brief pursuit. A state trooper tried to pull over a car after seeing the driver not wearing a seatbelt at the intersection of Highway …

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Clinton man killed in one-car wreck

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that a Clinton man died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on Dutch Valley Road. Trooper Joshua Kennedy investigated the crash, which was reported shortly before 3 pm, and reported that 40-year-old Winston T. Nelson of Clinton had been driving east on Dutch Valley when …

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ACSD, CPD, ORPD to work together for parade safety

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies will be working together with the Oak Ridge and Clinton police departments to keep our community safe during this year’s Christmas parades. Oak Ridge and Clinton are scheduled to hold Christmas parades on the same day: Saturday, December 9. The three agencies will provide mutual aid to …

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Man killed by tree ID’ed

Authorities in Campbell County have identified a man who was killed by a falling tree while cutting wood on his property last weekend. Wednesday evening, deputies were called to a home on Sugar Hollow Road after neighbors searching for 68-year-old William “Bill” Freeman, who was last seen Saturday, found him …

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Clinton wreck injures one

A single-vehicle accident Thursday evening in Clinton sent one person to UT Medical Center by Lifestar. Few details of the crash have been made available, but we can tell you that Clinton Police and Fire units, along with EMS personnel, responded to the westbound lanes of Highway 61 near the …

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