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ORT: 3rd arrest made in November 13th shooting

(Oak Ridge Today) Police have made a third arrest in the November 13 shooting that sent two people to the hospital, one with an injury to her liver, authorities said. The Oak Ridge Police Department announced two arrests in the shooting last week: Tyler Earl Gulley and Sedrick D. Davis. …

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6 businesses cited in beer sting

Over the last two weeks, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with the Rocky Top Police Department, the Oliver Springs Police Department, and Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County (ASAP), conducted compliance checks of local businesses who sell beer. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and …

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State, AC unemployment falls

County unemployment rates for October 2015, released today, show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in four, and remained the same in one county. Specific county information for October is available on the Internet; http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates,_Oct_15.pdf.Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in October at 4.2 percent, down …

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OS brush fire likely caused by hunters

A brush fire on Walden Ridge just outside downtown Oliver Springs was most likely deliberately set, according to state Forestry officials. Smoke was spotted in the area shortly before 2 pm Tuesday and crews from the State Division of Forestry responded as did firefighters from Oliver Springs, Blair and Marlow …

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McNally warns of scam

State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) is once again warning area residents to be on the lookout for scam attacks.  The latest attack is a phone scam which targets taxpayers who are told they owe money to the United States Treasury which must be paid promptly by giving the caller …

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RSCC offers Wilderness First responder course

Roane State Community College’s Continuing Healthcare and Safety Education Department is accepting sign-ups for its Wilderness First Responder course, which will be in January. Held at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, the class is designed for those who operate extensively in the outdoors, such as outdoors enthusiasts, wilderness …

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CPD Chief lends expertise to federal panel

(CPD Release) Clinton Police Chief Rick Scarbrough recently completed an appointment to an expert panel to establish policy on the acquisition and use of controlled equipment by law enforcement obtained with federal resources (i.e. former military equipment). The panel is made up of 15 members from across the country, 10 …

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