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Dragons fall in OT to Lay, Cougars

Friday night, the Campbell County Cougars spoiled Homecoming at Clinton High School by outlasting the Dragons 41-35 in overtime. Josh Lay was impressive for the Cougars (3-2, 2-0 in Region 3-5A), rushing for 301 yards and three touchdowns—including the game-winner in OT—on 45 carries and throwing for three scores on …

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Hamlin takes 1st Chase race

Denny Hamlin passed up fresh tires in favor of track position and it paid big dividends Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won the opening event of the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. While most of the front-runners pitted for tires on the day’s …

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ACCAC celebrating 50 years

Our friends at Anderson County Community Action is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week. One of the highlights of this week’s anniversary observance will be a special ceremony scheduled for this Wednesday September 23rd from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Clinton Community Center. Among the services provided by …

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OR tax bills should be in taxpayers’ hands

Oak Ridge property tax bills have been sent out, and payments will be accepted without penalty through October 31. After that, late fees and other penalties will be assessed. The tax statements should have been received by September 1, the City of Oak Ridge said. The city received the certified tax …

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CMS wins 4th straight, but not without controversy

Thursday night the Clinton Hawks won their fourth straight middle school football game, but not without drama and controversy. Clinton got three touchdown passes from quarterback Jacob Brock, including the go-ahead score in overtime to Uriah Powers, on their way to a 26-20 victory over visiting CAK. Brock finished the …

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ACSD awarded traffic safety grant

(ACSD) The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a traffic safety grant for the seventh year. The grant award of $34,999.61 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office will support our traffic safety program “Reducing Fatalities In Anderson County.” This grant will increase efforts to reduce fatalities through DUI and …

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ORNL EERE Industry Day next week

(ORNL) The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will host Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry Day Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 24. Johney Green, director of ORNL’s Energy and Transportation Science Division, said Laboratory researchers will interact with representatives from industry and small business about new energy …

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ORT: No kids in danger during soft lockdown

(Oak Ridge Today) A soft lockdown was lifted Wednesday morning at the Oak Ridge Preschool and School Administration Building after a domestic violence suspect was arrested on West Geneva Lane. The call was reported to have started on Georgia Avenue, which is east of Jackson Square and Blankenship Field, and a …

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ORT: Suspected car thief arrested after crash

(Oak Ridge Today) A Knoxville man who allegedly crashed a vehicle that had been reported stolen was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he fled into an area between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Y-12 National Security Complex in west Oak Ridge, authorities said. The Oak Ridge Police Department responded to the single-vehicle …

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