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New initiative yields identity of man murdered in 1980s

Wednesday, we told you about a new initiative on the part of the TBI to take advantage of advances in scientific technology to identify human remains discovered as far back as 1977. Last week, that initiative paid off, as a murder victim whose body was found in Claiborne County in …

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TBI hoping scientific advances can shed light on cold cases

The TBI is looking to take advantage of breakthroughs in forensic genetic genealogy testing to determine the identities of human remains discovered as recently as 2018 and as far back as 46 years ago. In some cases, according to the TBI, despite the best efforts of investigators, the identities of …

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Clinton budget passes on first reading, county to hold special session later in month

Meeting last month, the Clinton City Council approved the new budget for the Fiscal Year that begins July 1st on first reading. The new budget comes in at $14.6 million and includes minimum eight-cent pay raises for city employees while leaving property taxes in the city unchanged at just under …

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Emergency response exercise Wednesday at ORNL

Emergency responders from the Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, are conducting an emergency exercise today (Wednesday, June 7) at ORNL. Officials want the public to know that may observe emergency responders simulating response activities and performing environmental monitoring …

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UCOR recognizes 6 small businesses for their support of cleanup efforts

(Submitted, UCOR) United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) recognized six small businesses today for their exceptional support of the company’s mission to complete major Oak Ridge Reservation environmental cleanup. At its annual small business awards breakfast, UCOR honored Advantage Electronics, Inc.; JSH Web Designs; Premier Contracting & Technical Services Inc.; Southeast …

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ADFAC School Supplies Program seeking donations

(ADFAC) School may be out for summer, but ADFAC is already busy making sure students will have the needed supplies for the new school year! ADFAC’s School Supplies Program, celebrating its thirtieth year, will serve 48 schools in Anderson, Campbell, Morgan, and Roane counties beginning in late June and ending in early …

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Clinton man receives 104-year sentence after sex abuse convictions

(Reader discretion advised due to nature of this story) Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark announced Monday that a Clinton man will spend the next 104 years behind bars following his conviction earlier this year on charges related to the rape of his then-eight-year-old daughter. 45-year-old Royce Scott Earley …

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Free Fishing Day is Saturday!

Tennessee’s 2023 Bobby Wilson Free Fishing Day is this Saturday, June 10. That means that all state residents and visitors of any age may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. Additionally, those youth ages 15 or younger may fish free the entire week, beginning on Free Fishing …

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