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Rocky Top PD receives statewide recognition

On Monday, January 11, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) recognized 44 law enforcement agencies during its 16th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge. This year, 53 Law Enforcement Challenge applications were submitted: 17 from West Tennessee, 14 from Middle Tennessee, 11 from East Tennessee, 11 from the Cumberland Region, and one …

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ROANE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS COVID-19 VACCINATION BY APPOINTMENT FOR RESIDENTS IN PHASES 1a1, 1a2 AND THOSE AGE 75 AND UP

Rockwood, Tenn. – The Roane County Health Department is now booking appointments for individuals in Phases 1a1 and 1a2 of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Residents of Roane County can find out if they’re eligible for these phase(s) …

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Roane State program is a dream for night owls

By Bob Fowler Roane State staff writer For night owls, this Roane State certification program is a dream. It’s the polysomnography program at the community college’s Knox County Center for Health Sciences campus in Knoxville, where students are taught to study, monitor and help unravel the multitude of ailments that …

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Sen. Kelsey and Rep. Vaughan file legislation to give school boards more independence in public emergency-related school closures

NASHVILLE — State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) and Representative Kevin Vaughan (R-Collierville) today filed legislation giving school boards more independence regarding whether their schools should be open or closed during a public emergency. Senate Bill 103, which would take effect upon being signed into law, also applies to public charter …

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ACSO CHARGE OAK RIDGE MAN IN CLAXTON GAS STATION ROBBERY

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has charged Oak Ridge resident, Tyrone Partridge, with the December 29th robbery at the Marathon gas station on Edgemoor Road in Claxton. Sheriff’s Office detective, Josh Cardwell, obtained felony warrants for Aggravated Robbery, AggravatedAssault, and Theft. Partridge, 43, reportedly brandished a firearm and demanded the Marathon …

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