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3 facing kidnapping, rape, conspiracy charges

Three men have been indicted on charges of child rape, conspiracy and kidnapping by an Anderson County grand jury. The suspects are identified as Brandon James Campbell and Richard Bradley Howe of Oak Ridge and Jacob Tate of Knoxville, all 20 years old. All three face felony charges of rape …

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Clinton man indicted on rape charges

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) Clinton Police made an arrest in a child rape case earlier this month after 27-year-old Jacob Alexander Adkins of Clinton was indicted by the Anderson County Grand Jury on two charges of child rape on December 6. He was taken into custody on March 2 …

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Chief Deputy announces run for Sheriff

Tuesday, Chief Deputy Mark Lucas announced that he will run for Anderson County Sheriff in the August 2018 election, seeking to succeed his current boss, Sheriff Paul White, who will retire at the end of this, his third term in office. Lucas is a veteran law enforcement officer, having begun …

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Roane couple nabs alleged home invader

A Roane County man was arrested early Tuesday morning after a Harriman couple held him at gunpoint during an alleged home invasion. 41-year-old Homer Fox is facing several charges in connection to the incident, which began at around 3 am Tuesday when a woman woke up to noises from the …

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Broadband legislation advances in Nashville

(Submitted)  Legislation designed to spur deployment of high-speed broadband Internet services to rural and unserved areas of Tennessee is headed to the floor of the Senate for final consideration after being approved by the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on Tuesday.  The Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, co-sponsored by Senate State and Local Government …

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2 area hotels win awards

Anderson County tourism officials are offering their congratulations to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Oak Ridge and the Hampton Inn in Clinton for recently winning some distinguished awards! The Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Oak Ridge won the Torchbearer Award for 2016. This is the most prestigious award …

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