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Saturday | Knoxville News Sentinel

One dead in Anderson County ATV wreck One dead in ATV wreck on Windrock Mountain in Anderson County.

According to an Anderson County Sheriff's Office news release, Lindon Joald Lightsey, 68, of Baxley, Ga., died as a result of his injuries.

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Saturday Aug 30 | Knoxville News Sentinel

DA: Utility 'in denial' over theft indictment Anderson County...

Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark issued the latest such statement Friday over a controversy involving a former Powell-Clinch Utility District executive who was placed on pretrial diversion Monday on a felony theft charge.

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Related Topix: Powell, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Senator Kelsey Announces Witnesses For Criminal Justice Reform Hearing

Senator Brian Kelsey on Tuesday released the names of the witnesses scheduled to testify regarding proposed criminal justice reforms in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Prison, Rutherford County, TN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Prosecutors seek death penalty in 79-year-old man's murder

Prosecutors said they're seeking the death penalty for an Anderson County couple accused of killing a 79-year-old man and hiding his body.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Radio station to honor missing Tennessee motherRadio station to honor ...

Radio station to honor missing Tennessee mother A $1,000 reward has been offered for information about the disappearance of a Hermitage woman.

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Related Topix: Hermitage, TN, Nashville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man charged with kidnapping, assault Oak Ridge man charged with...

A man who allegedly punched his former girlfriend in the eye, threw her inside a vehicle, and then tried to strangle her after driving out of Oak Ridge and parking on Bacon Springs Road remained in the Anderson County Jail on Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Anderson reports second police impostor A woman motorist escaped...

Authorities are investigating a second incident involving a police impersonator who stopped a woman motorist in Anderson County, according to Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Mark Lucas.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Sports

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, Though He Has 2 Years Left On...

Red Bank Commissioner Rick Causer, though he has two years left on his District 2 term, said he has decided to challenge Mayor John Roberts in the at-large race in November.

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Related Topix: Red Bank, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Hamilton County, TN, Sevier County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Police cadet in fatal shooting had carry permit Authorities on Monday ...

A Knoxville police cadet killed in a shoot-out at his former girlfriend's home that also left a family friend dead had a state-issued handgun carry permit.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Donald, TN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

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The registry is part of a nationwide program that coordinates and supports efforts to identify, evaluate and protect historic resources.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Motorcyclist killed in Anderson County crash

A motorcyclist is dead after a multi-vehicle crash that blocked all lanes of Edgemoor Road near Oak Ridge Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Lenoir City, TN, Loudon, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Motorcycle rider dies in four-vehicle crashMotorcycle rider dies in...

Motorcycle rider dies in four-vehicle crash Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in Anderson County.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Date set for Anderson County bridge work to begin after yearlong closure

It's been more than a year since a railroad bridge in rural Anderson County was declared unsafe and closed by the state.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

At least one killed in Anderson County crash, Edgemoor Road blocked

At least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash that blocked all lanes of Edgemoor Road near Oak Ridge Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Man charged with gang-related attempted murder in Anderson County

Police say Lowry, an alleged member of the Aryan Nations gang, tried to murder a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November 2013.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Briceville, TN, Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox Co. students head back to school Monday

A petition is going around asking the State Parole Board to deny parole for Vanessa Coleman.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Newsmakers Dr. Arlene A. Garrison, vice president of university partnerships at Oak Ridge Associateda

Dr. Arlene A. Garrison, vice president of university partnerships at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, has been elected to serve on the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Powell, TN, Sports

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville church hosts block party to celebrate new location

Three people died Friday night following a car crash in Anderson County. Two of them have been confirmed as long-time City of Knoxville employees.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Weather, Union County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Two longtime city employees die in crash Two of three killed in crash ...

Flash Flood Warning issued August 9 at 7:11PM EDT expiring August 9 at 9:15PM EDT in effect for: Davidson, Rutherford, Williamson Areal Flood Advisory issued August 9 at 8:19PM EDT expiring August 9 at 10:15PM EDT in effect for: Bledsoe, Sequatchie Areal Flood Advisory issued August 9 at 8:03PM EDT expiring August 9 at 10:00PM EDT in effect for: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sequatchie, TN, Heiskell, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Community funds reward for pregnant East TN woman missing in California

Saturday, friends, family and members of the Oak Ridge community gathered at Anderson County's Little Ponderosa Zoo to raise money for a reward.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN

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