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Small plane crash kills one in Campbell County

One man died when his small plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Campbell County Airport in Jacksboro on Monday afternoon. According to emergency management officials, the plane crashed just outside the boundaries of the general aviation airport, and the pilot was the only person on board. The pilot …

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Norris Lake Project team announces 5-County Norris Lake Cleanup

Earlier this month, 15 volunteers from the University of Tennessee joined the Norris Lake Project Team to conduct one of the fall Norris Lake Cleanups.  The group worked along the shoreline of Norris Dam State Park from Norris Dam to Sequoyah Marina and around the TWRA launch at Macedonia. The …

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HSFB Week 2 Scores, Week 3 Schedule

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD, WEEK 2 Clinton 45 Austin-East 14 Anderson County 48 Science Hill 6 Bearden 14 Oak Ridge 10 Kingston 38 Oliver Springs 6 Campbell County 46 Heritage 28 Oakdale 60 Jellico 22 Coalfield 55 Scott 13 Harriman 47 Wartburg 12 Central 41 Fulton 21 Sweetwater 35 Rockwood …

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Dragons streak past Roadrunners, 45-14

The Clinton Dragons are 2-0 for the second consecutive season after taking care of business at Austin-East Friday night, downing the Roadrunners, 45-14. Once again, Clinton got off to a fast start, and the game was more or less out of reach for A-E by halftime, which saw the Dragons …

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TDOT to halt lane closure activity for Labor Day

(TDOT) The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.  Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity at noon on Friday, September 2ND, until 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6th. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for …

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Lucas Shoffner continues recovery

Anderson County reserve deputy Lucas Shoffner has woken up from his coma after saving his wife from being struck by a pickup truck on August 1st. In sharing the news that Lucas had awoken and was able to kiss his wife, fellow reserve deputy Nicole Shoffner, the ACSO that he …

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Fritts makes donation to Claxton ES

On Friday, retiring Anderson County Commissioner Chuck Fritts made a $5000 donation to Claxton Elementary School. The longtime Commissioner represents Claxton’s District 1 until Thursday morning, and among his last acts as a member of the county’s legislative body, he wanted to make a donation that would make an impact …

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NASCAR: Cup Series playoff field set after wild weekend in Daytona

(MRN/NASCAR) The 16-driver field for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs is set after Sunday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Fourteen drivers had clinched postseason berths heading into Daytona by virtue of wins, leaving two spots up for grabs. The below drivers will compete for the NASCAR …

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Ballot set for November election

There is one more election this year in Tennessee and it is set for November 8th. The deadline for candidates who had qualified last week to withdraw their names from the ballot was at noon on Thursday. In addition to state and federal elections, there are several contested local municipal …

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County unemployment data released

(TDLWD) Nearly every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data provided by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Eighty-nine out of the state’s 95 counties saw their jobless numbers decrease during the month.Unemployment increased slightly in five counties and remained the same in …

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