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State, Sammons reach accord

For over two years, Campbell County General Sessions Court Judge Amanda Sammons has been under fire, the subject of numerous complaints to state judicial officials and an indictment last year on charges of official misconduct related to her behavior on the bench. Late Monday, the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct …

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42 THP Troopers take part in inauguration

Forty two members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) returned home this past Saturday after assisting the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) during the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States. As part of a joint operation, the THP helped provide security during the inauguration events with numerous …

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New 2017 state maps now available

The official 2017 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers. There are some new additions to the 2017 map.  State Route 840 in middle Tennessee is now designated as Interstate 840. Sections of Great River Road were added to the map as a National Scenic Bypass, affecting Lake, Lauderdale, …

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Jacksboro election taking shape

The deadline to qualify as a candidate in the April 1st election in the town of Jacksboro was Thursday. Barring anyone removing their name from consideration later this week, the ballot has taken shape. June Forstner is the lone candidate running for mayor, as incumbent Jack Cannon is not seeking …

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OR Council, BOE to hold work session Thursday

The Oak Ridge City Council and Oak Ridge Board of Education will have a joint work session on Thursday, January 26, to discuss site selection for the preschool, the revitalization of Blankenship Field, an energy savings project, and the budget and capital improvements. The joint work session is scheduled for …

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ORT: ORHS to start JROTC program in 2017-18

(Oak Ridge Today) Oak Ridge High School will begin offering a Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC, program in the 2017-2018 school year. ORHS has been trying to start a Junior ROTC program since 2014. The Oak Ridge Public Schools Education Foundation and CNS—the contractor that operates and manages …

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