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Thackerson commits to C-N

Clinton High School quarterback Tyler Thackerson has announced that he has committed to play college football at Carson-Newman. Thackerson made the decision last week, but made it public on Tuesday. A three-year starter at Clinton, Thackerson holds virtually every Dragon passing record and in his career threw for over 9500 …

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Roane man sentenced on meth conviction

35-year-old Timothy Chesser of Harriman was sentenced to 20 years in prison this week after his plea earlier this year to charges of conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and possession of precursors used to make methamphetamine. After he gets out of prison, he will spend 10 …

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AC Animal Welfare task Force to meet Jan. 11

The Anderson County Animal Welfare Task Force will meet at 3 pm Monday, January 11, in Room 312 at the Courthouse in Clinton.  The meeting will consist – among other agenda items – of finalizing plans for the ribbon-cutting event that’s planned for January 29 at the temporary animal holding …

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Foster calling it a career after 43 years

After 43 years with the Anderson County school system, Schools Director Larry Foster says he will call it a career on June 30th, 2016. Foster announced his retirement near the end of Thursday’s meeting of the Anderson County School Board, and told board members he was making the announcement now …

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Lynch hired as bailiff

Former Anderson County Mayor Rex Lynch has been hired as a bailiff in Judge Don Layton’s General Sessions Division I courtroom. Lynch served three terms as Anderson County Mayor but resigned shortly after his fourth term began in 2010 after he was indicted on charges of sales tax fraud for …

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ORPDs Smith promoted

Former Oak Ridge Police Captain Robin Smith was promoted last month to the position of Deputy Police Chief in Oak Ridge. Smith, whose promotion became effective November 8th, will continue to oversee the Oak Ridge PDs Patrol Division and SWAT Team. Smith succeeds Alan Massengill, who retired in September.

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Alley unopposed in 2016

Incumbent Anderson County property Assessor John Alley Jr. was the only person to file a qualifying petition to run for his seat in the general election in August of 2016. Alley was first elected to his post in 2012 and will serve another four-year term as he will be running …

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Healing Touch coming to CPTC

Healing Touch Certified  Practitioner and Instructor, Brenda Rasch, PT, PC will be leading an “Introduction to Healing Touch” session on Wednesday, January 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Clinton Physical Therapy Center in the upper building.  The session is open to anyone who is interested in learning about this …

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NPS seeking MPNHP volunteers

The National Park Service will hold an information session on Jan. 21 for those who may be interested in volunteering with the Manhattan Project National Historical Park in Oak Ridge. The session will begin at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Midtown Community Center at 102 Robertsville Road …

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