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ACSD receives cards from students at two schools

Students at two schools in Oak Ridge sent cards of appreciation to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department for September 11, 2015, the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, in New York City, Washington, D.C., and an airplane that crashed in Pennsylvania. “Our thanks to the students …

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ORT: ORPD offering Community Notification System

(Oak Ridge Today) The Oak Ridge Police Department has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. As a resident, there are several simple ways to register: Text your zip code to 888777 from your …

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Week 6 High School football schedule

THURSDAY…Oak Ridge at Sevier County FRIDAY…(WYSH) Anderson County at Clinton Midway at Oliver Springs Maryville at Bearden Oneida at Gatlinburg-Pittman Coalfield at Northview Academy Wartburg at Oakdale Lenoir City at Pigeon Forge Heritage at Alcoa South-Doyle at Carter Fulton at Gibbs Rockwood at Harriman Greenback at Kingston Morristown West at …

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Dragons fall in OT to Lay, Cougars

Friday night, the Campbell County Cougars spoiled Homecoming at Clinton High School by outlasting the Dragons 41-35 in overtime. Josh Lay was impressive for the Cougars (3-2, 2-0 in Region 3-5A), rushing for 301 yards and three touchdowns—including the game-winner in OT—on 45 carries and throwing for three scores on …

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Hamlin takes 1st Chase race

Denny Hamlin passed up fresh tires in favor of track position and it paid big dividends Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway as the Joe Gibbs Racing driver won the opening event of the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. While most of the front-runners pitted for tires on the day’s …

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ACCAC celebrating 50 years

Our friends at Anderson County Community Action is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week. One of the highlights of this week’s anniversary observance will be a special ceremony scheduled for this Wednesday September 23rd from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Clinton Community Center. Among the services provided by …

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OR tax bills should be in taxpayers’ hands

Oak Ridge property tax bills have been sent out, and payments will be accepted without penalty through October 31. After that, late fees and other penalties will be assessed. The tax statements should have been received by September 1, the City of Oak Ridge said. The city received the certified tax …

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CMS wins 4th straight, but not without controversy

Thursday night the Clinton Hawks won their fourth straight middle school football game, but not without drama and controversy. Clinton got three touchdown passes from quarterback Jacob Brock, including the go-ahead score in overtime to Uriah Powers, on their way to a 26-20 victory over visiting CAK. Brock finished the …

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ACSD awarded traffic safety grant

(ACSD) The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a traffic safety grant for the seventh year. The grant award of $34,999.61 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office will support our traffic safety program “Reducing Fatalities In Anderson County.” This grant will increase efforts to reduce fatalities through DUI and …

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