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OR man pleads to child sex crimes

A 77-year-old Oak Ridge man pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a child. George Moore was already on a 20-year probation after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of attempted child rape in a separate case involving two girls ages 7 …

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TML Pool funds distributed

The Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool recently announced its Fiscal year 2015-16 dividends distribution of some $2.5 million to its members, including $33,615 to its Clinton/Oak Ridge area members. Those members who will see money from the TML include Anderson County Community Action, the city of Clinton, the Clinton …

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Grants announced for Kingston, Rockwood

(Tennessee Senate) State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) today announced that the cities of Rockwood and Kingston are set to receive major Community Development Block Grants (CDBG).  Yager made the announcement after receiving the information from the Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD).       Rockwood will receive $381,450 for housing …

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Ex-nurse pleads in inmate death

A former nurse with the Anderson County Jail’s health care provider pleaded guilty this week to filing a false report in connection with the death of an inmate at the jail last year. 50-year-old Billy Joe Brockman of Clinton admitted that he had lied to investigators when he told them …

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OR BOE, Council to hold work session

The Oak Ridge School Board and City Council will hold a joint work session on Tuesday October 20th to hear an update on plans for the Oak Ridge Preschool from the Joint City/Schools Preschool Building Committee. That meeting will be held at 6 pm on Tuesday in the Courtroom at …

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