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ACSD touts Crime Prevention Month

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has joined with the County Commission in declaring October as Crime Prevention Month and, as part of their continuing effort to reduce crime in the county law enforcement officials are planning a countywide Neighborhood Watch meeting for later this month.  In a press release, Sheriff …

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Campbell Man Charged with Faking It!

A Lafollette Middle School janitor was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal simulation after officials say he admitted using a school copier to literally make some extra money.  James Chapman was arrested Tuesday and investigators say that his scheme involved copying each side of a real bill on the school …

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Roy Alvin Jenkins, III, arrested after warrant served

A little after 8pm, Tuesday evening, Harriman Police Department officer Warren, assisted Roane County Deputies Mayes and Bell in conducting a warrant check on Roy Alvin Jenkins, III, age 27.  After making contact with a woman at the residence at 1730 Bennett Circle, a male subject known as Jenkins attempted …

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Campbell County mourns the loss of former Caryville Police Chief

STORY COURTESY OF THE KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL Retired Caryville Police Chief Bill Widener, who served the department for 23 years, died overnight at his home. Widener, who resided in Jacksboro, had recently undergone heart surgery. His wife reported his death. Caryville Police Chief Stephanie Smith said Widener launched his career at …

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Campbell County Janitor Arrested on Counterfeiting Charges

A LaFollette Middle School janitor was fired Tuesday for allegedly using the school copy machine to run off counterfeit currency. James Terry Chapman, 44, of LaFollette was arrested Tuesday by Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Detective John Long and charged with criminal simulation, according to records. Chapman was released from jail …

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BE PREPARED: HOME ESCAPE PLANS SAVE LIVES!

NASHVILLE, TN – If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households estimated that it would take at least six minutes before a fire …

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Toddler Hit by Car

A 2-year-old was sent to the hospital after being hit by a car Sunday afternoon.  It happened just after 12:30 on Sugar Grove Valley Rd. in Harriman.  According to the Roane County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened on private property. Authorities are investigating the incident.  The condition of the child …

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United Way of Anderson County Golf Tournament, October 20th

(UWAC) The United Way of Anderson County will host its annual golf tournament on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Oak Ridge Country Club.  “Proceeds from this tournament directly support UWAC’s 34 partner agencies,” said David Wilson, tournament chairman, adding that “Every sponsorship and every team registration is so important and …

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Career Coaching at SL Tennessee Today, 4-7pm

If you are looking for a new job or a new career, the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Employment Security Division is holding a hiring event at SL Tennessee and the Career Coach.  The Career Coach will be at SL Tennessee (312 Frank L. Diggs Drive, Clinton, TN …

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