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Little Elk Creek Road back open

Little Elk Creek Road in Campbell County was fully reopened Friday afternoon, just a few days after a mudslide brought about by the rain we saw to close 2018 and usher in 2019 closed the road and cut off utilities for some in the area. The mudlside occurred Tuesday evening …

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Pursuit leads to pair of arrests

Two men were arrested Saturday night after a brief vehicle pursuit in Anderson County. Shortly before 8:45 pm Saturday, Deputy Chris Paul was on patrol on Beech Grove Lane when he reported seeing a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck make an abrupt stop in the middle of the road, execute a …

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Longtime AC Commissioner Fritts recovering from stroke

Longtime Anderson County Commissioner and former Commission Chairman Chuck Fritts is recovering from a stroke he suffered over the weekend while visiting family in Pennsylvania. Fritts is said to be recovering nicely and tests reportedly showed minimal damage as a result of the event. Anderson County District 1 Commissioner Chuck …

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Lee adds 3 new faces to cabinet, keeps 3 familiar ones

Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee will be inaugurated later this month in Nashville, but his cabinet is already taking shape. Thursday, Lee announced that three cabinet members appointed by outgoing Governor Bill Haslam will remain in their posts and three new faces will join them. Returning to their respective positions are …

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Francisco-Eduardo arraigned

A man who listed his address as Oak Ridge , who was charged by Knoxville Police in connection to a deadly crash on Chapman Highway last weekend was arraigned via video conference from the Knox County Jail on Thursday. 44-year-old Franco Cambrany Francisco-Eduardo was arraigned on a criminally negligent homicide …

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