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State releases January county-by-county unemployment rates

(Tennessee Department of Workforce Development press release) Statistics released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show 67 of the state’s 95 counties continued to experience unemployment rates below 5 percent during the first month of 2019. The January unemployment rate is 5 percent or greater …

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CPD seeks info on theft suspect

Clinton Police detectives are asking for your help in locating a suspect involved in a theft at Walmart. (Photo courtesy CPD Facebook) If you have any information or can identify the male subject or the vehicle (white minivan) shown in photos you can see on our website, please call Detective …

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Draft OR Blueprint vote expected March 21st

On Thursday, the Oak Ridge Planning Commission discussed a final draft of the Oak Ridge City Blueprint, a long-term, general plan for future projects in the city. The Planning Commission is expected to vote on the document next week, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Municipal Building Court …

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Pursuit yields more questions than arrests

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who fled from a traffic stop early Friday morning and managed to elude deputies on foot after his car got stuck in mud. Deputy Matthew McGee reports that he was on routine patrol shortly after 3 am today when he spotted …

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ACSD recovers car, arrests one

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a stolen car and arrested a LaFollette man early Friday morning. Deputy Jake Spencer Stone was dispatched to Andersonville Highway on a report of a traffic hazard in the area shortly before 4:45 am Friday, and came across a gold Ford Taurus stopped slightly off …

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Crash sends one to jail

A single-vehicle accident Thursday night landed one man behind bars. LaFollette Police and Fire units responded to a call of a car overturned down an embankment off of Old Jacksboro Pike at around 9:30 pm. Officials said that the car had left the side of the road and rolled over …

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Motorcycle hits parked car, rider injured

A motorcycle accident in Oak Ridge Tuesday night injured one man, according to a city release. Shortly before 8:30 pm Tuesday, Oak Ridge Police and Fire units responded to a report of a motorcycle accident on East Tennessee Avenue at California Avenue. Witnesses told emergency workers that a man had …

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CCSO holding Citizens’ Academy

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens’ Sheriff’s Academy beginning in April. The nine-week-long class will give participants a closer look in to how their local sheriff’s department actually operates. Classes will be held on consecutive Thursdays from April 4th through May 30th. Twenty spots are open in …

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