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Clinton boys, girls split vs. Powell

FOX & FARLEY FULL COURT PRESS DRAGON ROUND-UP GIRLS:  Sarah Burton scored a game-high 27 points but it was not enough to lift a shorthanded and very young Lady Dragon squad over their visitors from Powell as the Lady Panthers spoiled Clinton’s home opener, 66-46. Burton, a UVA-Wise signee, was …

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RSCC group helps kids in foster care

By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer  More than 50 children in foster care, who are often moved from one home to another, now have special bags filled with necessities and treats to take with them, thanks to Roane State students. Those students with Roane State’s Student Tennessee Education Association …

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Energy Secretary visits ORNL

(ORNL press release) Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory on Nov. 22 for a two-hour tour, meeting top scientists and engineers as they highlighted projects and world-leading capabilities that address some of the country’s most complex research and technical challenges.The visit featured ORNL’s computational capabilities, basic energy …

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CCSO raids apartment on drug warrant

Late Sunday night, deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at an apartment complex on John McGhee Boulevard in Caryville.  According to a CCSO press release, the warrant was obtained following a lengthy investigation spanning several months and included undercover purchases of both heroin and meth. …

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Stanfield out as LaFollette Mayor

A circuit court judge removed LaFollette Mayor Mike Stanfield from office on Friday, following his indictment in September of 2020 on charges that he used city services and employees for his personal gain during his time in office. Eighth Judicial District Circuit Court Judge John McAfee ordered Stanfield to immediately …

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State Fire Marshal shares Thanksgiving fire safety tips

As families across Tennessee gather for Thanksgiving Day feasts on Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office remind Tennesseans that the recipe for a safe celebration includes fire-safe cooking habits. Unfortunately, cooking equipment is a major contributor to …

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