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Pursuit yields more questions than arrests

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who fled from a traffic stop early Friday morning and managed to elude deputies on foot after his car got stuck in mud. Deputy Matthew McGee reports that he was on routine patrol shortly after 3 am today when he spotted …

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ACSD recovers car, arrests one

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a stolen car and arrested a LaFollette man early Friday morning. Deputy Jake Spencer Stone was dispatched to Andersonville Highway on a report of a traffic hazard in the area shortly before 4:45 am Friday, and came across a gold Ford Taurus stopped slightly off …

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Crash sends one to jail

A single-vehicle accident Thursday night landed one man behind bars. LaFollette Police and Fire units responded to a call of a car overturned down an embankment off of Old Jacksboro Pike at around 9:30 pm. Officials said that the car had left the side of the road and rolled over …

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Motorcycle hits parked car, rider injured

A motorcycle accident in Oak Ridge Tuesday night injured one man, according to a city release. Shortly before 8:30 pm Tuesday, Oak Ridge Police and Fire units responded to a report of a motorcycle accident on East Tennessee Avenue at California Avenue. Witnesses told emergency workers that a man had …

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CCSO holding Citizens’ Academy

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office will host a Citizens’ Sheriff’s Academy beginning in April. The nine-week-long class will give participants a closer look in to how their local sheriff’s department actually operates. Classes will be held on consecutive Thursdays from April 4th through May 30th. Twenty spots are open in …

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TVA halts over-the-top spilling at Norris Dam

TVA has stopped spilling water over the top of Norris Dam. The utility will continue to spill water at a slower rate through sluice gates to keep lake levels down after several weeks of rainfall that have inundated parts of East Tennessee, closing roads and damaging homes and businesses. Many …

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Man jailed in alleged backhoe attack

A Heiskell man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly tried to run over a man with a backhoe. Deputy Sergeant Charles Braden reports that he responded to a home on Norris Freeway shortly before 3 pm on a report that someone had almost been run over by a backhoe. Braden …

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