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Today (August 16) is ‘Help America Vote Day,’ poll workers in demand

(Secretary of State press release) Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages Tennesseans to celebrate Help America Vote Day on Aug. 16, 2022, by signing up to be poll workers for the November election. “Elections are not possible without the election heroes who help run polling locations across our great state,” …

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GSMNP announces ‘Park It Forward,’ camping fee increases for 2023

(GSMNP press release) Great Smoky Mountains National Park leadership announced the decision to adopt the Park it Forward parking tag program and to increase camping fees beginning next year. Parking tags will be required to be displayed on any motor vehicle parked within the park boundary beginning March 1, 2023. …

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High School Football Week 1 Schedule

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 1 SCHEDULE Thursday Heritage at Maryville Jefferson County at Sevier County (MyVLT) Friday (WYSH Lowe’s Tows Friday Night Football) William Blount at Clinton Powell at Anderson County (BBB-TV OEB Game of the Week) Oak Ridge at South-Doyle Oliver Springs at Rockwood Chattanooga Central at Campbell County …

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Reminder #2: AC Community Resource Fair is this Sunday

The 3rd Anderson County Community Resource Fair is set for Sunday, August 21st from 12 noon to 2:30 pm, in the Family Life Center Gymnasium of First Baptist Church of Clinton. Helping agencies serving Anderson County will once again set up information tables to educate the public about existing benevolent …

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CHS anglers finish in top half at national championship

A pair of Clinton High School bass fishermen placed in the top half of the 2022 Abu Garcia Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, held last week on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. Clinton High School was represented at the national tournament by Kobe Walden …

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Anderson Commission to hold special called meeting Sept. 1

The Anderson County Commission will hold a special called meeting on Thursday, September 1st at 10 am in room 312 of the Courthouse in Clinton. The special called meeting will follow a 9:00 ceremony that same morning in the Circuit Courtroom on the third floor of the Courthouse during which …

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BCSO: Missing Clinton man’s body recovered from Little River

Officials in Blount County say that the body of a Clinton man reported missing on Wednesday was recovered on Friday from the Little River. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said crews with its Special Operations Response Team and the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad located the body of 58-year-old Anthony Chris …

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NASCAR: Harvick goes back-to-back, Smith dominates CWTS playoff race

(Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service) Last Sunday at Michigan, Kevin Harvick broke a 65-race drought. Now the driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford has a two-race winning streak. Chased by runner-up Christopher Bell and third-place finisher Chris Buescher over the closing laps, Harvick threaded his way through traffic …

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Dragons, Mavs, ‘Cats participate in jamborees

Several area high school football teams got in their final tune-ups before next week’s regular season openers as jamborees were held across East Tennessee. The Clinton Dragons tangled with perennial power Greeneville during the Five-Star Preps Jamboree at Carson-Newman University and, in their 12 minutes of action, were outscored 13-7 …

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CHS duo competes in national bass-fishing championship

(Written by Christopher Decker for Bassmaster.com) Ty Trentham and Chase McCarter recovered from a slow start to catch 17 pounds, 15 ounces to take the lead on Day 1 of the Abu Garcia Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina. Joseph …

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