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THP: 1 dead in Campbell crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that a young woman was killed late Tuesday night when the car she was a passenger in crashed in Campbell County. The THP says that a Nissan Pathfinder driven by 18-year-old Daniel Stanfield of LaFollette went off the side of Fincastle Road while trying to …

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One dead in I-40 wreck

One person was killed in a fiery tractor trailer crash on Interstate 40 in Roane County on Wednesday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 56-year-old Jorge Luis Leon Ramirez of Florida had been headed east in a semi truck near the Buttermilk Road overpass around mile marker 359 shortly …

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THP: Two killed in Nov. 10 Claxton crash

Following up on a story we first reported on the air Friday morning, the Tennessee Highway Patrol has released its preliminary report into a crash in Claxton last week that killed two people. The THP reports that 29-year-old Jordan K. Scott of Knoxville, had been driving a 1991 Ford F150 …

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Rescue Squad announces door-to-door fundraiser

The Anderson County Volunteer Rescue Squad’s annual door-to-door fundraising campaign is underway. Rescue Squad Chief Terry Allen wants everyone to know that the campaign will run until January and wants to assure residents of Anderson County that the “guys” collecting donations are on the up and up. Chief Allen points …

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Tommy’s Motorsports announces Annual Toy Drive

Tommy’s Motorsports has announced that its 4th Annual Toy drive is in full swing.Donated toys will go to kids in Anderson County who are under the care of the Department of Children’s Services (DCS). Last year, according to organizers, enough donations were collected to provide Christmas for almost 400 kids …

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Oak Ridge announces Thanksgiving closures, changes

(City of Oak Ridge press release) City of Oak Ridge offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, and Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Oak Ridge Public Library and book drop, Oak Ridge Civic Center and indoor pool, Senior Center, and …

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RSCC: Tree dedicated in memory of beloved professor

(By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer) Years from now, a stately tulip poplar on a small knoll on Roane State’s Oak Ridge campus will serve as a symbol of a beloved professor’s legacy. The sapling in front of the Coffey/McNally Building was recently planted by faculty members in memory …

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McNally, Yager nominated to continue serving in current Senate GOP leadership roles

(By Molly Gormley, Press Secretary, Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus) Tennessee’s Senate Republican Caucus met Tuesday in Nashville and members voted unanimously to renominate Lt. Governor Randy McNally to a fourth term as Speaker and to return Senator Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) and Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) for third terms to their …

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CPD K9 Officer Bronco passes away

Monday, the Clinton Police Department announced that K9 Officer Bronco had passed away. Bronco had been with the CPD, partnered with Sgt. Matt Howell, since 2013 and was certified as both a tracking dog and a drug-detection dog. In a social media post, CPD says that Bronco recorded over 3500 …

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