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CPD: Thieves steal truck, use it to steal boat & trailer

The Clinton Police Department says that someone stole a pickup truck from one South Clinton business late Saturday night and then used it to steal a boat and a trailer from another South Clinton business. Sunday morning, police were called to Lowe’s Tows on Clinch Avenue by business owner Billy …

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Clinton Elementary a Reward School

Clinton Elementary School has been recognized as a Reward School by the Tennessee department of Education. Reward Schools represent the top five percent of schools in the state for performance as measured by overall student achievement levels and year-over-year progress as measured by school-wide value-added data. Clinton was recognized as …

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WYSH founder Jim Stair passes away

James “Jim” Stair, the man who built WYSH and signed us on in 1960, passed away Thursday from complications of spinal surgery following a fall at his home on July 12th.  Jim Stair had a dream from very early in his life to build and operate his own radio station …

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AC named “Retire Tennessee” community

Anderson now a “Retire Tennessee” community Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced last week that Anderson, Carter, Sumner, and Unicoi counties have been added to Retire Tennessee, the state’s retiree recruitment marketing program. That brings the total number of active Retire Tennessee counties to 19, a press …

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ORT: Suicide attempt leads to road closure

(Oak Ridge Today) Edgemoor Road was briefly closed and a University of Tennessee Lifestar medical helicopter landed at a boat launch after police and fire units responded to a reported shooting at Centennial Village Apartments in east Oak Ridge on Friday evening. It wasn’t immediately clear to emergency workers whether …

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TWRA PBS show honored

(Submitted) “Tennessee Uncharted,” Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s outdoor television show, was awarded first place for a television series by the Association for Conservation Information July 16 at its annual conference in Flagstaff, Ariz. ACI is a non-profit association of information and education professionals representing state, federal and Canadian agencies and private …

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Archived news from July 28th-August 1st

ORT: ORPD negotiators talk man out of suicide (Oak Ridge Today) A man who had threatened to commit suicide with a gun at a home on Robertsville Road gave up his gun after several hours of negotiations on Thursday night. The Oak Ridge Police Department received the call at about …

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News Archive – Before 8/2/15

Website up and running for CHS donations The Anderson County School Board has given officials at Clinton High School the go-ahead to start exploring the possibility of constructing a new multi-sport facility at no cost to taxpayers. As we have previously reported, the complex would measure some 12,000 square feet …

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OR woman charged with running over grandmother

An Oak Ridge woman was arrested last week after allegedly running over her grandmother’s leg with a car following an argument about her car keys. Oak Ridge Police say that Mattie Kelly had hidden her granddaughter’s keys on Thursday because she was concerned that the younger woman was under the …

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ORNL kicks off United Way campaign

(ORNL) The Department of Energy�s Oak Ridge National Laboratory kicked off its 2015 United Way campaign with an agency fair displaying services United Way organizations provide to East Tennesseans. Jeff Smith, ORNL�s deputy director for operations, said ORNL is one of the largest contributors to United Way in the area. …

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