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Man charged after found sleeping by side of road

(Report by staff writer Kayla Baker)  One man found himself behind bars after an incident late Friday night. An Anderson County deputy responded to a call of suspicious activity and found two men, one of whom was identified as Bradley Allan Thomas, asleep on the side of the road in …

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Mine Safety Week in Tennessee

Governor Bill Haslam has declared June 5 through June 9, 2017 as Mine Safety Week in the state of Tennessee.  There are 260 surface and underground mines located in state, making miner safety and health in the workplace a crucial issue. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s (TDLWD) Workplace Regulation …

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Roane BOE member charged with DUI

The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested and charged Roane County School Board member and director of public works for the city of Harriman, Darrell “Drack” Langley, with DUI in a city-owned vehicle. The THP report shows Langley backed into a parked vehicle at the Phillips 66 convenience store on Highway 27 in Harriman on …

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THP: 1 dead, 1 injured in Thursday crash

A Caryville man was killed and an Andersonville woman was injured in a head-on crash on Reservoir Road just outside Norris on Thursday. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says the wreck was reported at around 7 pm Thursday. Troopers reported that a northbound 2003 Nissan Frontier driven by 40-year-old Heidi Kuehl …

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Emergency response drill in Oak Ridge Wednesday June 7th

Emergency responders from the Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Y-12 National Security Complex and East Tennessee Technology Park, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency exercise Wednesday, June 7. The public may observe emergency responders simulating response activities and performing environmental monitoring …

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