Tag Archives: Anderson County

Still no sign of missing OR man

Following up on a missing person’s report from Oak Ridge, police say that they are no longer actively searching the area around the Melton Lake Peninsula. 59-year-old Dr. Arthur Lee, a geology professor at Roane State Community College, was last seen on February 20th near Melton Lake Drive and the …

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PATTERSONS HOME APPLIANCES OPENS NEW LOCATION in ALCOA

(Alcoa, TN, March 2022) Pattersons Home Appliances has opened a new retail/scratch and dent outlet location in the Midland Plaza Shopping Center at 148 S Calderwood St, Alcoa, Tennessee. The new location marks the seventh store in Tennessee, accompanied by stores in Harriman, Oak Ridge, Farragut, the Rockwood Scratch & …

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Republican primary ballot set in Anderson County

Thursday was the deadline for candidates to withdraw their names from the ballot for the May 3rd Republican Primary in Anderson County. In the primary, several incumbents are unopposed. Theyinclude: Circuit & Criminal Court Judge Ryan Spitzer Juvenile Court Judge Brian Hunt Chancellor Nichole Cantrell Public Defender Ann Coria County …

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THP: 3 hurt, 1 charged after Claxton crash

An accident last week in Claxton injured three people and left one man facing charges. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the accident happened Thursday, February 17th shortly before 7 pm near Bull Run Road and Highway 25. The THP says that a Jeep Grand Cherokee crossed over the centerline …

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Rex Lynch and 4 Staff Members Complete JCAT Training

The Judicial Commissioners are: Shalea Prickett, Angela Perez, Emily Wallace,Amanda Vowell and Rex Lynch – pictured left to right. (Photo Submitted) Press Release Rex Lynch, Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk, announces that he and four of his staff members completed the Judicial Commissioner Association of Tennessee (JCAT) training this past …

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GREENBACK MAN INDICTED ON CHILD RAPE CHARGES

The Anderson County Grand Jury has indicted Bradley P. King, 35, on three counts of Rape of a Child and three counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery.  King has a Greenback address but has spent most of his time in Anderson County, including during the time of this alleged incident.  Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sergeant, James Crowley, began investigating King after reports of sexual misconduct between King and the minor child of his girlfriend at the time.  Det. Sgt. Crowley completed his investigation and presented his case to the Grand Jury which returned indictments on King. Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker praised the work by Sgt. Crowley and the victim. “Sgt. Crowley is the best of the best.  He has an unwavering passion to protect victims.  His work on this case was remarkable” Barker stated.  He continued “Moreover, I cannot express enough how proud I am of the victim in this case.  Brave and courageous are understatements. Because of that we have locked away a dangerous man and removed him from our communities” Barker concluded.   King was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force this week without incident.  He is still in custody at the Anderson County Detention Facility on a $300,000 bond.  KING, BRADLEY P Age: 35  Class: 2 PRETRIAL/NON-SENTENCED FELON Race/Sex: W/M Intake Date: 02/11/2022 12:18 PM City: GREENBACK Arrested By: ANDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF ChargeBondRAPE OF A CHILD50000RAPE OF A CHILD50000RAPE OF A CHILD50000AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY50000AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY50000AGGRAVATED SEXUAL BATTERY50000

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Sen. Yager announces bill addressing school staffing challenges

(NASHVILLE, TN), February 14, 2022 — Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) filed Senate Bill 2702 to help school districts across Tennessee address ongoing staffing challenges. The bill would allow retired members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) to be reemployed as a K-12 teacher, K-12 substitute teacher, or as a …

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County Mayor, American Legion Post 172, honor WWII chaplains

Photo by Anderson County GovernmentCounty Mayor Terry Frank presents a proclamation to Sgt. First Class (U.S. Army, retired) Hugh Turpin, member of Anderson County American Legion Post 172. The proclamation honors the actions of four World War II Army chaplains. CLINTON-Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank is proud to join members …

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