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Three women arrested on prostitution charges

Three women were arrested and charged with prostitution during an undercover sting operation conducted by detectives with the LaFollette Police Department. Police said the operation was conducted in response to several complaints about what they described as on-going solicitation for prostitution. During the operation, three women–Rachell Ann Gardner, Brandy Marie Wilson …

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Rockwood Police probe rape report

A 20-year-old Rockwood man was arrested early Tuesday morning after a 17-year-old girl accused him of raping her inside his apartment. Rockwood Police were called to the Evans Heights Apartments after the girl went to a neighbor’s apartment and called 911 to report the crime. The girl was taken to …

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Cox sentenced in church theft case

Monday in an Anderson County Courtroom, Judge Don Elledge sentenced longtime former County Commissioner and educator James Michael “Mike” Cox to six months in the Anderson County Jail and nine-and-a-half years of supervised probation in exchange for Cox’s plea to charges that he stole over $100,000 from the church he …

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Clinton bridge replacement schedule pushed back

The Clinton City Council met Monday night. One of the matters discussed last night was an updated timeline for the Lewallen Bridge replacement project. The Lewallen Bridge–also known as the Green Bridge–is slated for replacement by the state. Earlier this year, TDOT had indicated to city leaders that bids for …

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CCSO probing Monday shooting

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting reported to them Monday evening in the Speedwell community. The incident occurred at around 5:30 pm Monday at a home on Walter Street and deputies found a 49-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, whose name has …

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Farmers’ Market continues in Oak Ridge

Don’t forget to stop by the Oak Ridge Farmers Market! The market has been open since April 15 in historic Jackson Square. They’re open every Saturday and added their Wednesday hours on June 7. Vendors will be set up between 8 a.m. and noon on Saturdays until later in the year. Wednesday hours are from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The farmers …

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