Tag Archives: Anderson County

Former OR business owner indicted on sales tax fraud charges

John McGuire Packard (ACSD booking photo) The Tennessee Department of Revenue has announced that an investigation by its agents led to the indictment and arrest of 38-year-old John McGuire Packard, the former owner and manager of McGuire’s Books, Music, Movies, & More.  Special agents with the Department of Revenue arrested …

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Drug-related deaths climb in Anderson, Knox

The number of drug-related deaths in Anderson and Knox counties increased in 2021, according to the just-released 2021 Drug-Related Death Report for Knox and Anderson Counties by the Knox County Regional Forensic Center. The Center serves as the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office for both counties, which is why Anderson County’s …

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TVA Asks For 2nd Day In a Row to Limit Power Consumption

TVA reports they are seeing a period of all-time record electricity consumption across its region. They have asked that people should reduce their electricity use between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) from today through Thursday, to help reduce the burden placed on its systems. Specifically, TVA is asking …

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TVA Asks Everyone to Limit Power Consumption

With temperatures in the mid-90s looming ahead this week, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and HUB and other local power suppliers asked that customers reduce their power usage to avoid outages. HUB is asking consumers to: Postpone using electric appliances; Reduce use of air conditioning or heating; And turn off …

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Y-12 to conduct emergency exercise June 15

Oak Ridge, Tenn.—Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security, along with federal, state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency management exercise June 15 in and around the Y-12 National Security Complex. During this exercise, people in the vicinity of Y-12 may …

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Three ORNL scientists to receive DOE Early Career Research awards

ORNL’s Guannan Zhang, Elizabeth Herndon and Trey Gebhart have been selected to receive Department of Energy Early Career Research awards. Credit: Genevieve Martin/ORNL, U.S. Dept. of Energy (Submitted) The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has selected three Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists for Early Career Research Program awards.Now in its 13th …

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ANDERSON COUNTY MURDER DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY

Clinton, Tennessee – Today, Christy Comer, age 41, plead guilty to the murder of J.C. Copeland in the Anderson County Criminal Court and was remanded to the custody of the Tennessee Department of Corrections. J.C. Copeland was an 83-year-old man who resided in the City of Rocky Top. In the …

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