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Rocky Top Council gets new member

Late last month, the Rocky Top City Council appointed a new member to replace Robert Griffith. After receiving interest from three people willing to serve the remainder of Griffith’s unexpired term, which runs through November 2020, last month the Council unanimously voted to add 33-year-old Rocky Top native Jacob Job …

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Anderson a Three Star Community for 15th straight year

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce has announced that, for a fifteenth consecutive year, Anderson County has been awarded a Three Star Governor’s Award Certification. The ThreeStar program is designed to focus on these five areas, identified as critical to ensuring the success of Tennessee communities: Jobs & Economic Development …

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TBI announces 2018 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest

(TBI)  The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is calling on all 5th graders, from across the state, to participate in 2018 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest! The annual contest, sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, strives to demonstrate America’s united effort to bring missing children home safely, while highlighting …

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Campbell prosecutor receives award

On Monday, Assistant District Attorney General Tessa Lunceford received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s East Tennessee DUI Prosecutor of the Year Award. This award recognized Lunceford’s “excellent work in prosecution, officer training and victim advocacy,” according to a press release.

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State Fire Marshal’s Office: Winter is coming

Although Tennessee has been experiencing mild temperatures this week, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds citizens that winter is indeed coming, and bringing with it an increased risk for home fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. The SFMO urges consumers to take safety measures to avoid the hazards that can …

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Campbell man killed by falling tree

Campbell County authorities are investigating to determine exactly how a man was killed while cutting a tree. Authorities were called to the Sugar Hollow area at around 9 pm Wednesday, where they found the body of a man trapped under a tree. Officials say it appeared as though he had …

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Tennova offers safe toy-buying tips

(Tennova) While buying the trendiest toys for your child may be tempting at this time of year, Tennova Healthcare wants to remind you that safety should always be the first priority. Nothing spoils a holiday celebration faster than an unexpected trip to the emergency room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

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