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All things voting in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennesseans will head to the polls across the state Thursday to vote in the Nov. 6 general election. 1,378,840 Tennesseans voted in person or absentee during the two-week early voting period which ended Thursday, November 1, 2018. A comprehensive breakdown and interactive map from the Division of Elections shows how this turnout compares to past election …

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Rocky Top fire investigated

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is looking into the cause of a fire at an abandoned house near Rocky Top on Sunday night. Deputies responded to the home at 114 Wiley Cemetery Lane shortly before 9 pm on Sunday and reported that the building was fully involved. Deputy Adam Warren …

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No-Shave November comes to ACSD

(Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker Facebook post) As many of you know, No Shave November was created to raise cancer awareness and help fund programs like St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. It is a cause that many of us are passionate about. As law enforcement professionals, we play a vital …

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Man pleads guilty in death of father in 2014

An Oak Ridge man pleaded guilty last week to charges associated with the death of his father following an argument-turned-physical in a parking lot in 2014. 22-year-old William Brent James entered a best-interest plea in Criminal Court on Tuesday, meaning that while he believes he is not guilty, he also …

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Thursday crash kills one, injures another

A motorcycle accident on I-75 in Campbell County on Thursday killed a Michigan man and injured a woman. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 67-year-old Patrick Romancheck, Jr. of Michigan had been riding a 2017 Honda motorcycle north neat mile marker 131 when he veered off the right side of …

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230 Y-12 employees recognized for hard work, accomplishments

(CNS Y-12 press release) Some 230 Y 12 employees recently were recognized by the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Defense Programs for setting the bar high with their work and significant contributions to sustain our nation’s nuclear deterrent. “These awards recognize the extraordinary effort made by those in the nuclear …

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