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State announces Emergency Broadband grants

Great news for those underserved internet access communities in Roane County, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group recently announced $61 million will be awarded in Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund grants to improve access to broadband internet across the state. The grants are funded through the State’s …

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UPDATE on Inmate Death in Roane County

UPDATE (4:54PM): We now have confirmation and a bit more on the story we first brought you on Monday’s news concerning an person in custody of the Harriman Police Department, who was unresponsive upon arrival in the parking lot of the Roane County Jail Monday Morning. That individual was transported …

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Temporary Closure of Bull Bluff Road in Oak Ridge

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.– During the period September 8-18, 2020, the U. S. Department of Energy will be conducting repair work on Bull Bluff Road in Oak Ridge which will require closure of the road.  Please note that vehicle access to Clark Center Park will not be possible during this time. …

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Conservation Board looking to fill vacancy; apply by noon, Sept. 11th

CLINTON – Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy on the Anderson County Conservation Board. The Conservation Board oversees operations of the county parks.  Members are appointed by the County Mayor and confirmed by County Commission, and members (who must be Anderson County residents) serve five-year, staggered terms. Anyone …

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CCSO executes warrant on Davis Chapel Road

On Friday, deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and agents with the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the home of 30-year-old Aaron Crowley on Davis Chapel Road in LaFollette. In a press release, the CCSO says that complaints from neighbors brought attention to …

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ORT: Mental evaluations ordered in Oak Ridge murder case

According to our news partners at WYSH Radio and Oak Ridge Today, a judge on Friday ordered a mental evaluation for one of two people accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering a Knoxville woman. 52-year-old Sean Finnegan is facing charges of first-degree murder, aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, abuse of a …

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