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Wednesday Apr 16 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Panel nixes $20,000 for Andersonville firefighters

A key Anderson County Commission committee has recommended putting on hold the county's annual $20,0000 contribution to a volunteer fire department until it stops being a subscription-based service.

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Related Topix: Andersonville, TN, Sports

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

2 teens in Anderson County beat victim, lured him through dating site

More than a 100 World War II and Korean War veterans are traveling to our nation's capital tomorrow as part of Honor Air.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Internet date leads to robbery, assault for Knoxville man

A Knoxville man who was lured to an Anderson County mobile home park in hopes of a date with a woman he thought he had met online was robbed and beaten instead, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Clinton, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Oak Ridge man charged with Subway robbery

A 25-year-old Oak Ridge man remained in the Anderson County Jail on Tuesday, charged with robbing a Subway sandwich shop Friday night.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lake City man pleads to assault, burglary

A Lake City man who beat his wife and threatened her at knifepoint and 17 months later tried to steal jewelry belonging to her and his daughter pleaded guilty Tuesday in Anderson County Criminal Court to aggravated assault and other charges.

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Related Topix: Lake City, TN, Sports

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Arson suspected in Clinton weekend house fire

Arson is suspected in a fire that damaged a Clinton area home, according to an incident report filed with the Anderson County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Fire, Clinton, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Three nabbed for pot, hashish in Anderson County

Four pounds of pot, some hashish and suspected prescription narcotics found in a Claxton community residence of Anderson County resulted in the arrests of three people who now face appearances in Anderson County General Sessions Court.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Powell, TN, Sports

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

First ever Parade of Boats being held before Orange and White game

This weekend you can get a chance to see some decorated boats on the Tennessee River for the first ever Orange and White Parade of Boats.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Weather

WATE-TV Knoxville

15 Anderson County teachers may lose their jobs; parents worried

About 50 parents and community members came to a meeting in Lake City Friday night to express their concerns over the cuts to the Anderson County School System.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Anderson Tourism Council eyeing larger quarters

Roger Harris/News Sentinel The Anderson County Tourism Council's Welcome Center on April 10. The council wants to relocate the center top a larger cabin directly behind the existing center.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Sports

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Briceville man indicted on exploitation charge

A 32-year-old Briceville man indicted on charges of downloading child pornography on his computer faces arraignment April 28 in Anderson County Criminal Court.

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Related Topix: Briceville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Critically injured in wreck, Clinton man now faces numerous charges

A Clinton man critically injured in an October wreck that also seriously injured his passenger had been drinking and also tested positive for marijuana, according to public records.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Sports

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

TN House overwhelmingly passes anti-meth bill

In an effort to help gain ground in the fight against meth, state lawmakers have passed a bill putting new limits on how much pseudoephedrine, Some are calling the anti-meth bill a watered-down version of Governor Haslam's orginal proposal.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Oak Ridge, TN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Powell man pleads to sex crimes

A man accused of trying to sexually assault a sleeping 17-year-old girl while they were both houseguests at an Anderson County residence has pleaded guilty and will now be placed on the state's Sex Offender Registry.

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Related Topix: Powell, TN, Sports

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ORNL, local companies' collaborations paying off [The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Tenn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 07--When Eagle Bend Manufacturing's leaders pitched an automaker a new technology to make a lighter, safer door, a researcher from Oak Ridge National Laboratory sat right beside them.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, University of Tennessee

Knoxville News Sentinel

Meetings for April

Entrepreneurs of Knoxville meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 9 at Cherokee Mills, 2220 Sutherland Ave. Topic will be early stage investing - how to raise funds.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Oak Ridge, TN, Clinton, TN, Roane County, TN

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Shots fired, Highway 61 closed at Anderson, Union County lines

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Highway 61 is closed near the Anderson and Union County line after shots were fired.

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Related Topix: Union County, TN, Tennessee, Greene County, TN, Fire

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Skull discovery probe "just in its infancy," DA says

The investigation into the discovery Tuesday of a human skull in the Claxton community of Anderson County "is just in its infancy," Anderson County District Attorney General Dave Clark said Friday.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Fourteen of 16 AC commissioners seeking re-election

Only two of Anderson County's 16 county commissioners are not running for reelection.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Defendants: Bad blood, dead dog led to land grab lawsuit

A dead dog and bad blood, Bill Pruitt says, were behind an Anderson County Chancery Court legal action against him that was dropped by the petitioner - a candidate for chancellor - minutes into a scheduled two-day bench trial Wednesday morning.

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