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One man killed, another injured in OR Crash

Oak Ridge Police have identified the people involved in a fatal single-vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon as a pair of brothers from Oak Ridge. Thursday morning, police identified the man killed in the accident on State Highway 95 on Wednesday as 39-year-old Ricky Crabtree of Oak Ridge. ORPD said in …

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Follow-up: Man charged in May shooting

Following up on a story we told you about last month, an Oak Ridge man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted robbery after a woman was shot in the face on May 20 in an alleged car theft attempt. Oak Ridge Today reports that 25-year-old Miccarrow D. Trice …

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ORT: Man charged in Monday stabbing

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an Oak Ridge man was charged with attempted murder after a stabbing early Monday. ORT reports that 33-year-old Jordan Young is facing a charge of attempted second-degree murder in connection to a stabbing reported to police shortly before 4:30 am Monday at …

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ACSD mourns passing of retired K9

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office announced the passing of a retired K9 officer on Wednesday. In a Facebook post, the ACSD wrote that K9, Justus., who served Anderson County for over eight years alongside partner, Corporal Rick Coley, had passed away earlier this week. Coley had cared for Justus since …

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Hundreds demonstrate peacefully in Oak Ridge

Hundreds of people gathered in Oak Ridge Tuesday for a peaceful demonstration demanding an end to racism and excessive police violence. Hundreds of similar protests have taken place in the US since the videotaped death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee into his …

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2020 US Census continues

(US Census Bureau-Tennessee, staff reports) The 2020 Census is happening now. Responding to the census is easy, it’s confidential and it’s important. An accurate count of our growing community will bring more of our federal tax dollars back to Tennessee to fund services that we all use – from roads …

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AC welcomes new Ag Agent

(UT Extension press release) Seth Whitehouse has joined the University of Tennessee Extension Office in Anderson County as the new Agriculture Agent for the county as of June 1. In this role, Seth will be helping both residents and agriculture producers around the county by teaching classes, workshops, doing home …

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State unveils Tennessee Business Relief Program

(Financial Stimulus Accountability Group press release) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Business Relief Program will direct approximately $200 million in federal Coronavirus …

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