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TWRA: Man saves uncle from fall into frigid waters

A fisherman who fell overboard on the Clinch River below Norris Dam on Sunday afternoon has his nephew to thank for quick action that undoubtedly saved his life, according to the TWRA. 70-year-old Cecil Branscom of Dublin, Virginia, and his 48-year-old nephew Scott Branscom, of Knoxville, launched their boat at …

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Missing Clinton teen back home safe

The 14-year-old Clinton girl reported missing on Thursday has been located, and she is safe and has been been returned to her home. The Clinton Police Department posted the update about Cassandra Faye Moore on its Facebook page. Moore had been last seen in the early morning hours on Thursday, …

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AAA: Gas prices at lowest level in 7 years

Motorists have fallen in love with paying the lowest gas prices in seven years. The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded was $1.70 on Valentine’s Day this year, 55 cents lower than last year, and $1.64 lower than the same day in 2014. “Gas prices continue to …

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TSSAA: OR’s Higgins up for Mr. Basketball

Hermitage, Tennessee, February 12, 2016 – The awards will be presented to the top girls and boys in five classifications of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association on the floor of Murphy Center on the campus of MTSU on Tuesday, March 8 at 7:00 p.m. A statewide committee of sportswriters …

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Ex-AC Commission chair, retired teacher indicted on church theft charges

Former Anderson County Commission Chairman and retired Anderson County school teacher Mike Cox was indicted last week on a charge of theft over $60,000, as officials accused him of stealing around $100,000 from the tiny Rocky Top church where he served as treasurer since 1976. The 66-year-old Cox turned himself …

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Friday’s CHS basketball games postponed until Saturday at 3:00 pm

UPDATE:  Clinton will host Gibbs Saturday February 13th beginning at 3 pm with the girls’ game and the boys’ game to follow at approximately 4:30 pm.  Catch LIVE coverage of both games in their entirety on the Fox & Farley Full Court Press on WYSH! Tonight’s Gibbs at Clinton basketball …

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268 vote early on Day 2 of Early Voting

Early voting in Tennessee for the March 1st Presidential primaries began Wednesday February 10th and will continue through Tuesday February 23rd. On Thursday, the second day of early voting, 115 people voted in Oak Ridge, 94 in Clinton and 54 in Andersonville and the Election Commission received five mail-in ballots, …

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Kayana Donegan wins Clinton City Schools Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Kayana Donegan, a sixth grader at Clinton Elementary School for winning the 2016 Clinton City Schools Spelling Bee. Riley Webb, a fifth grade student at South Clinton Elementary School, is the first runner-up, while Anthony Berg, a sixth grade student at North Clinton Elementary, took second runner-up honors. …

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AC Mayor pens editorial on finance switch, announces Q&A session

As we reported earlier this month, Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank has notified commissioners that she has vetoed the resolution changing the county’s financial management structure from the 1957 law to the 1981 law that was passed in a 13-2 vote by the County Commission last month. Major changes include …

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FIRST LEGO League ET Championship Saturday

(ORNL’s Fred Strohl) Six teams from Anderson County and one from Roane County are among the 48 teams of students ages 9 through 14 from East and Middle Tennessee competing in Saturday’s FIRST LEGO League East Tennessee Championship at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. Teams of eight students demonstrate their …

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