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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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Regular season winding down; OR rolls at Halls

A couple of District 3AAA basketball doubleheaders were played last night after being postponed from Tuesday due to weather concerns. At Halls, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats got 11 points from Jada Guinn as they handled the Lady Red Devils 45-32 to remain unbeaten in District play heading into Friday …

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Tennessee History Day coming soon

Nearly 300 students from throughout the state will begin competing this month for the opportunity to represent their schools at Tennessee History Day. Tennessee History Day is an affiliate of National History Day, an event that was started in 1974 to help students experience history outside of the traditional classroom …

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AC sweeps CHS on Senior Night

Taking a look at local high school basketball scores from Tuesday night, it was a light schedule as weather concerns prompted many games to be postponed or canceled. It was Senior Night at Anderson County and in game one, the Lady Mavs downed archrivals Clinton 56-46 behind 20 points and …

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