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McNutt to seek full Commission term

Anderson County Commissioner Angeleque McNutt wants to keep her seat on County Commission, and she has announced that she is a candidate in the August 4 election. McNutt, who owns Rainbow Florist in Oak Ridge, was appointed to replace Robin Biloski on Anderson County Commission when Biloski resigned on August …

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Dodson announces run for OR Council

Jim Dodson, an Oak Ridge art teacher and community leader, has announced that he will be a candidate for Oak Ridge City Council in the November 8 election. Dodson, a teacher with Oak Ridge Schools for 29 years, has a strong record of community service and leadership on several civic …

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1 killed in OR accident

(Oak Ridge Today) An Oak Ridge man died after a two-vehicle crash on Oak Ridge Turnpike on Thursday, authorities said. The crash was reported at about 6:30 pm Thursday in front of Weigel’s at 2385 Oak Ridge Turnpike, on the west end of town. A 2015 Toyota Prius was turning …

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Road work to close part of Manhattan Avenue

(Oak Ridge Today/City of Oak Ridge)  A short section of Manhattan Avenue in Oak Ridge will be rebuilt, and that section of the street could be closed for about three weeks. The work is scheduled to start Monday, June 6, on Manhattan Avenue between South Purdue and Northwestern avenues. Manhattan …

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2 arrested after poor timing

Two burglars were caught inside the former Butcher Mansion when the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team arrived for monthly training last week. according to Chief Deputy Mark Lucas. The owner of the property allows deputies to conduct training exercises at the home, which is under renovation. The Butcher Mansion …

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Man arrested after bizarre behavior, break-in

Last Thursday, a suspicious person was reported trying to flag down passing cars on Blockhouse Valley Road asking for a ride at about 7 am. While deputies were en route to this call, a woman living on Blockhouse Valley Road called 911 to say someone had kicked open her front …

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CFD wins state award

(Submitted)  Adding new fire stations, increasing staff and creating department policies to improve emergency responses are just some of the things the Clinton Fire Department has done recently to ensure it is providing the best services possible to the city of Clinton.  Working with officials with the Municipal Technical Advisory …

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Jacksboro siren to be tested

The city of Jacksboro will test its emergency warning siren at noon on Saturday. The siren in front of Jacksboro Middle School will sound at noon. The siren is used to warn residents of tornadoes and hazardous materials situations as well as other emergency situations.

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