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TWRA: Man saves uncle from fall into frigid waters

A fisherman who fell overboard on the Clinch River below Norris Dam on Sunday afternoon has his nephew to thank for quick action that undoubtedly saved his life, according to the TWRA. 70-year-old Cecil Branscom of Dublin, Virginia, and his 48-year-old nephew Scott Branscom, of Knoxville, launched their boat at …

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Missing Clinton teen back home safe

The 14-year-old Clinton girl reported missing on Thursday has been located, and she is safe and has been been returned to her home. The Clinton Police Department posted the update about Cassandra Faye Moore on its Facebook page. Moore had been last seen in the early morning hours on Thursday, …

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Jury convicts Campbell man in deadly crash

A Campbell County jury last week found a Jacksboro man guilty following the deaths of three people in a single-vehicle, drunk-driving accident in 2014.  Kevin Fleming was found guilty of driving under the influence, his fourth offense, and three counts of aggravated vehicular homicide for the deaths of Darrell Jason …

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AAA: Gas prices at lowest level in 7 years

Motorists have fallen in love with paying the lowest gas prices in seven years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $1.70 on Valentine’s Day this year, 55 cents lower than last year, and $1.64 lower than the same day in 2014. “Gas prices continue to …

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Campbell County man busted for pot in Louisiana

A LaFollette man was arrested in Louisiana on Thursday after state police seized approximately 202 lbs. of marijuana from his truck. Louisiana State Police pulled 59-year-old Michael Willis over Thursday morning for following too a car too closely on I-10 near Henderson, Louisiana. During the traffic stop, troopers became suspicious …

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