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Y-12 switches electrical supply to the new Pine Ridge substation

(CNS Y-12 press release) Y-12 flipped the switch on a new era as crews finalized the process of moving the entire site’s electrical supply to the new Pine Ridge substation. In June, the Building 9204-02 (Beta 2) and Building 9201-01 (Alpha 1) electrical feeds were disconnected from the Elza-1 substation, …

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Annual Anderson County Resource Fair returns for third year

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.  Last year, 65 different helping agencies participated, which organizers called “phenomenal.” Helping agencies serving Anderson County will once again …

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Child removed from Jellico home after raid turns up guns, drugs, stolen items

Investigators with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a raid Monday at a home located just a “few hundred feet” away from Jellico Elementary School and recovered allegedly stolen property as well as a large amount of drugs, as well as removed a small child from what were described as …

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Early voting rolls into final days

Early voting for the August 4th state & federal primary and state and county general elections continues through this Saturday, July 30th. On Wednesday, 416 people hit the polls in Anderson County, with 286 voting in the Republican primary, 119 in the Democratic primary, and 11 voting solely in the …

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Crews to lay down lane markings leading up to, away from new Lewallen Bridge, delays possible

Work continued today (Thursday, July 28th) as crews try to put some more of the finishing touches on the new Lewallen Bridge in Clinton. TDOT bridge construction contractor Blalock & Sons notified the city of Clinton that their pavement marking sub-contractor will be installing thermoplastic markings on the asphalt approaches …

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ACSO: Two missing juveniles safely located

Two teenagers, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, have been located after the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office reached out through both traditional media and social media as part of their effort to find them. The two reportedly ran away from a residence in Anderson County, but again, have been …

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RCSO arrests man in connection to May double homicide

Deputies with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man in connection with a double homicide that occurred in May. Lonnie Dale Wright (RCSO booking photo) In a press release, the RCSO says that Lonnie Dale Wright was arrested Monday evening at a home in Harriman in connection to …

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Early voting update after 10 days

Early voting for the August 4th elections in Tennessee continues through this Saturday, July 30th. On Tuesday (7/26), 390 people voted early in Anderson County, with 261 participating in the Republican primary, 112 in the Democratic primary, and another 17 who skipped the primaries and voted only in the county’s …

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Accident causes major backup, minor injury

A single-vehicle accident on I-75 in Anderson County snarled traffic for several hours but did not result in any serious injuries. The crash was reported shortly before 6 am near mile marker 118 of I-75 South, between the Clinton/Norris exit and East Wolf Valley Road. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is …

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Vietnam War Veterans Memorial to be dedicated in Knoxville

A Vietnam Veteran Monument dedication ceremony honoring East Tennesseeans who served during the Vietnam War both at home and abroad will be held at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial at World’s Fair Park in Knoxville next week. The ceremony begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, August 2nd. In a press release, …

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