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Former ‘Star Trek’ actress arrested in Roane

A former actress best known for her role as the medical assistant Kes on the TV series “Star Trek: Voyager” was arrested earlier this month in Roane County on charges that she exposed herself to two children under the age of 13. 41-year-old Jennifer Ann Lien was arrested at her …

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New developer taking over Main Street Oak Ridge project

(Information from Oak Ridge Today through information-sharing agreement) In a surprising turn of events, it was announced Monday by the property owners that RealtyLink, a Greenville, South Carolina-based real estate development firm, will replace Crosland Southeast as the master developer of the 60-acre Main Street town center project in Oak …

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OR Council OKs some changes to Secret City Festival

Monday night, the Oak Ridge City Council voted to establish the Secret City Festival as a nonprofit entity and set a goal of it becoming self-sufficient within five years.  Council unanimously agreed to direct the city manager to start a process to set up the new nonprofit. The single-purpose organization will …

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3 complete Basic Regional Law Enforcement training

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce three members of the department recently graduated from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Basic Regional Law Enforcement Academy. Deputies Sharon Baird, Zach Bates, and Matt Landis completed an intensive eleven week course designed to prepare them for their law enforcement duties …

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XFinity Series: Elliott shows the way at Richmond

Chase Elliott took his first lead two-thirds of the way through Friday’s race and it turned out to be his last lead of the night as the defending series champion showed the way for the final eighty-three laps to claim victory at Richmond International Raceway. With the win, Elliott pulled …

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Sprint Cup: Kenseth wins at Richmond; Chase field set

Matt Kenseth extended Joe Gibbs Racing’s summer-long run of excellence with a dominating victory Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway as the 2015 regular season came to a close. Kenseth led all but forty-eight of the four hundred laps in notching his fourth win of the year and securing the …

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Chancellor intervenes in AVFD squabble

Earlier this month, Anderson County Chancellor Nichole Cantrell made a ruling in the dispute between two factions of the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department. Earlier this year, then-AVFD Chief Del Kennedy suspended the Board of Directors over allegations that they were interfering in the day-to-day operations of the department. Kennedy then …

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One killed in Sunday wreck

A former University of Tennessee linebacker was killed in an early-morning, single-vehicle accident in front of Ray Varner Ford in Clinton. Clinton Police officers responded to a report of an accident shortly before 3 am Sunday on North Charles Seivers Boulevard near Miller Road and upon their arrival, found a …

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AC BOE OKs raises for employees

Thursday night, the Anderson County School Board unanimously approved pay raises for some 600 certified employees of the school system and about 400 classified employees. Certified staff will receive a $1,00 raise, which equals about 2 percent. Classified staff will receive a 48-cent-per-hour raise, which equals about $1,000 for all …

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ORT: OR out from under EPA order

(Oak Ridge Today) Five years and $17 million later, Oak Ridge has satisfied a federal administrative order that required the city to repair all sewer system overflows by the end of this month, officials announced Wednesday. Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson said he has received a “closure letter” from …

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