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THP: National Consumer Protection Week

(THP) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Identity Crimes Unit (ICU) announces National Consumer Protection Week.  National Consumer Protection Week is March 6-12.  The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s Identity Crimes Unit wants to remind you to be on-guard and always be aware.  Scams are on the rise and …

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TDOT announces 5 winning sign messages

(TDOT) Five winning messages have been selected from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s recent Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Nearly 3,000 message entries were submitted and more than 3,700 votes were cast for the 15 messages selected as finalists. The messages covered issues such as distracted driving, seatbelt usage, impaired driving, …

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Runaway teen located

Anderson County Sheriff’s investigators, with assistance from the Clinton Police Department, have located runaway Christina Nicole Day.  The 15-year-old was reported to have run away from her home in the Frost Bottom community on Friday night. Deputies say she was found safe and will be picked up by her family. …

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OR VITA site info

The United way of Anderson County is once again offering free tax assistance in Oak Ridge. Here are the particulars: Oak Ridge VITA Open February 1st-April 15th 320 Robertsville Road (Formerly the Trinity United Methodist Church) Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 3pm-7:30pm Saturday: 10am-12:30pm Call 865.483.6870 for more information

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Clinton fire heavily damages home, injures FF

A Sunday morning fire caused significant damage to a home on Park Avenue and sent one Clinton firefighter to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The fire was reported at around 7:30 am by homeowner Ralph Foster, who told authorities he had smelled a strange odor upon waking up …

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AC Finance Committee meets for first time

Monday night the newly-minted Anderson County Finance Committee held its first meeting. The new committee was created when the county switched its financial management system from one based upon a 1957 statute to one based upon a 1981 law. The committee, beginning with next year’s budget cycle, will be responsible …

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