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ACSD sued over erroneous imprisonment

A lawsuit was filed last week in Anderson County against the Sheriff’s department by a man who alleges he was held in error for over 24 hours after being arrested by deputies in March of last year. Ryan Morris accuses the Sheriff’s Department of holding him for 26 hours after …

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Report: Lawsuit filed over shop class injury

A student who lost part of his left thumb in a shop class accident involving a grinder in the fall of 2013 has filed a lawsuit against his shop teacher and the Anderson County School Board. The lawsuit was filed last week in Anderson County Circuit Court by Samuel Bean …

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CPTC earns high marks for knee rehab

Clinton Physical Therapy Center is proud to announce they have been ranked at the 92nd percentile in the nation for their rehabilitation outcomes for total knee patients participating in post-operative physical therapy at their facility.  The high ranking achieved by Clinton Physical Therapy Center is based on the functional change …

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McNally officially throws hat in ring for Speaker post

State Senator and Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) announced today his intention to become Tennessee’s next Speaker of the Senate. The announcement follows Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey’s decision not to seek re-election. “I want to thank Ron Ramsey for his tremendous leadership over these …

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Brush fire controlled in Campbell

Fire crews with the Campbell County Rural Fire Service, along with five other agencies, fought a brush fire in the Sudenny community on Wednesday. Officials say that a homeowner in the area was burning on his property when the wind picked up and blew the fire quickly out of control. …

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CC VFD funding suspended

Officials with Campbell County’s White Oak Volunteer Fire Department say there has been no misuse of funds, despite allegations made during Monday’s County Commission meeting. The agenda item was added at the last minute and officials voted to suspend its financial support to the department until an audit can be …

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KNS: Campbell judge remains under scrutiny

A Campbell County judge already facing intense scrutiny is once again making headlines as the News-Sentinel reports that she is ordering people to take drug tests in Juvenile Court without either the legal authority or legislative approval. General Sessions Court Judge Amanda Sammons was reportedly displeased with a change in …

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TODT reopens one lane of I75 North

TDOT reopened one lane of I-75 northbound to traffic at around 11 am Thursday morning. It’s been closed since February 26, when the slope just north of exit 141 gave way and collapsed, sending rocks and debris onto both sides of the interstate. TDOT initially closed both sides of the …

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ORT: Rowing lane estimates higher than expected

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an eighth lane at the seven-lane Oak Ridge rowing course could cost more than $500,000 and up to about $1.2 million. The eighth lane has been on the wish list of rowers and many local officials for years. They say it would …

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NRC to hold meetings in OR on reactors

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be in Oak Ridge in April to discuss the safety and environmental review process related to a Tennessee Valley Authority permit application for small modular reactors at the Clinch River Nuclear Site in west Oak Ridge. TVA expects to submit what is known as …

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