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TVA: 2018 was wet

The Tennessee Valley Authority said Wednesday that 2018 was the wettest year in the Tennessee Valley in 129 years of record keeping. There was a basin average of 67.1 inches of rain across the Tennessee Valley in 2018, according to the federal utility. The previous record was 65.1 inches in 1973. The …

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Slide makes for messy start to new year

A mudslide Tuesday night washed out part of a Campbell County road and interrupted water service to some nearby residents. The slide occurred Tuesday evening on Little Creek Road. Crews from the county spent much of Wednesday clearing debris and stabilizing the slope next to the road, and say that …

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ORPD seeks crossing guards

The Oak Ridge Police Department taking applications online for school crossing guards, and say they have an immediate need for crossing guards in the city. To be considered, applicants must be at least 18 years old and able to pass to a drug screen and background check. The position is …

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FOUND! Missing Morgan teen located safe

The search for a missing Morgan County teenager came to a happy conclusion on Monday. The Wartburg Police Department says that 14-year-old Bridgett Gordon, who had been missing since December 3rd, was located safe and sound in Dyersburg on Monday afternoon. Officers traveled to Dyersburg to pick her up and …

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Man wounded in Clinton shootout in custody

The Clinton man who was shot in the buttocks last week during a dispute over the position of a floodlight is in custody at the Anderson County Jail. 61-year-old Terry Lee Crawford was injured after he allegedly went on to his son Joshua’s property and started shooting at a floodlight …

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Oak Ridge man facing charges after fatal Knox crash

An Oak Ridge man is facing charges in connection to a three-car accident that proved fatal Saturday night. 44-year-old Franco Cambrany Francisco-Eduardo is facing charges of driving without a license and not having proof of insurance following Saturday night’s crash, that occurred on Chapman Highway. Arrest records also indicate that …

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