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Roane authorities probe death of Kingston man

Late Monday, authorities in Roane County identified the man whose body was found by the side of a rural road earlier that day as 19-year-old Noah Kellogg of Kingston. Our partners at BBB-TV first reported that Kellogg’s body was found lying in a ditch along the side of Bowman Bend …

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UTIA to celebrate Ag Day Saturday

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will celebrate Ag Day Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Brehm Animal Science Building on the Agriculture campus in Knoxville. The event will start at 11 a.m., a few hours before kickoff of the Tennessee-Georgia football game. Ag Day is where farming, tailgating and Big …

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Fulmer the keynote speaker at ORNL United Way event

Phil Fulmer, special advisor to the University of Tennessee president on community, athletics and university relations, will be the keynote speaker at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s United Way Leadership Givers breakfast on Wednesday September 27th at 7:45 am at the ORNL conference center. ORNL will announce the results of its …

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ACSD announces use for $22K grant

Monday, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department announced what it will use a traffic safety grant it recently was awarded for a ninth consecutive year year. The grant award of $22,000 from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office will support the ACSD’s traffic safety program and help increase efforts to reduce fatalities …

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Jones announces campaign for re-election as Court Clerk

Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones has announced that he will seek re-election in 2018. Jones is nearing the end of his first term after first being elected in 2014 after a 24-year career in law enforcement. His duties include supervision of Anderson County’s Circuit Court, General Sessions Divisions …

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TBI: Jellico man charged after officer-involved shooting

An investigation by Special Agents with the TBI has resulted in the indictment of a Jellico man on several charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. On August 24th, at the request of 8th District Attorney General Jared Effler, TBI Special Agents began investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting …

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Roane man sentenced to 10 years in federal meth conspiracy

On September 21, 2017, Justin Redmon, 33, of Harriman, Tennessee, was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison by the Honorable Pamela L. Reeves, U.S. District Court Judge, for his role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy.  Upon his release from prison, he will be supervised by the U.S. Probation …

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