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East Tenn. contractor takes customer's money, doesn't finish driveway
CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) - A consumer is warning tonight about having contractors. They came to the front door of a homeowner saying they had asphalt left over. Men worked on the driveway for three days, but never finished it.
TWO MORE EARTHQUAKES STRIKE OAK RIDGE, KNOX COUNTY
Two small earthquakes struck East Tennessee again Thursday, a day after a 4.4 magnitude quake struck Meigs County. The first was 1.5 magnitude reported around 10:20 AM just southwest of the former K-25 site, where uranium was enriched for use in the manufacture of the atomic bombs in the Manhattan p
Sheriff: Suspected heroin, cocaine, marijuana found in Claxton arrest
Authorities found several types of drugs—including suspected heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and hydrocodone—and arrested a Powell man in Claxton on Thursday on multiple charges of possessing drugs for sale, a press release said.
Report: East Tennessee rattled by 2 more earthquakes
OAK RIDGE, T.N. - People living in east Tennessee were rattled by two more earthquakes on Thursday, WLOS reports. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 1.5 magnitude around 10:20 a.m. in Oak Ridge just southwest of the former K-25 site, where uranium was enriched for use in atomic bombs as part of t
KCSO arrests 4 after suspect broke into gun shop and walked off with 56 firearms
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Four men are behind bars after a suspect broke into a Powell gun shop and got away with dozens of firearms. According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a burglary alarm at Knoxville Tactical off Blueberry Road in Powell around 7 a.m. on Nov. 29.
CHS grad, Clinton native recognized by US Navy
(NETC press release) A 2010 Clinton High School graduate and Clinton, Tennessee, native was announced as a 2018 Sailor of the Year (SOY) finalist for Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) in Pensacola at a ceremony on board Naval Air Station Pensacola at the National Naval Aviation Museum Dec.
Middle Tennessee doctor charged with running 'massive opioid distribution' & fraud scheme
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Clarksville doctor has been indicted for allegedly running a "massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme" according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Jury duty scammer poses as Anderson County sheriff's deputy
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office on Monday warned residents about a scammer who has attempted to steal several hundred dollars from at least one Clinton woman by impersonating a deputy from the sheriff's office.
Madisonville Christmas Parade is Sunday
“Keep Christ in Christmas” is the theme of the annual Madisonville Kiwanis Christmas Parade, which has been rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m. The parade will form on Anderson Drive by the Monroe Farmers Co-Op and travel north on College Street past the Courthouse and then follow the route f
Woman faces murder charge in fentanyl overdose death, Knox sheriff says
A 27-year-old woman faces a second-degree murder charge after Knox County authorities say she gave the powerful painkiller fentanyl to a man who overdosed and died. Grace Ellen Milner was arrested Wednesday morning in Crossville, according to Knox County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kimberly Glenn.
Earthquake in East Tennessee felt in Oak Ridge
The earthquake near Decatur early Wednesday morning was felt in Oak Ridge, according to social media reports. The 4.4 magnitude earthquake was also felt in other areas across the Southeast, including in Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina.
Avoid the interstate: Two injury wrecks snarl I-40 eastbound traffic
If you haven't headed home yet, maybe avoid the interstate this afternoon. Knoxville Police dispatch confirmed two accidents with injuries on I-40 eastbound — one at mile marker 387 going through downtown Knoxville, and another at the Asheville Highway exit in I-40.
Anderson County man waits for months for permanent license plate
CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) - When you buy a used car either through a dealership or a private seller, you need to apply for a car registration. Dealers or private sellers are not allowed to sell cars without a clear title. A retired service worker has been driving with temporary tags for nearly a year.
Crews finish preparing site for Mercury Treatment Facility at Y-12
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday that it has completed the site preparations for the construction of the Mercury Treatment Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex.
Jury duty scammer uses name of ACSO deputy
The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a jury duty scammer that is using the name of a deputy currently employed with the Sheriff’s Office. The scammer called a Clinton woman on Monday claiming to be Sheriff’s Office employee Kenny Sharp, a press release said. The scammer told
Letters: Open letter to County Commission on landfill
Thank you for requesting a three-month extension on the Department of Energy (DOE) comment period for the proposed nuclear waste storage site at the Commission meeting tonight (Dec. 3). Well done.
Free bird: Truck carrying 6,500 chickens flips, temporarily closing a main Oak Ridge road
A semi-truck carrying approximately 6,500 chickens overturned in Oak Ridge Monday night, temporarily closing South Illinois Avenue near Bethel Valley Road, according to the Oak Ridge Police Department.
Tractor-trailer overturns with 6,500 chickens
A tractor-trailer carrying about 6,500 chickens overturned on South Illinois Avenue on Monday night, authorities said. Several of the holding pens broke free from the truck, and an unknown number of chickens were lost, the Oak Ridge Police Department said in a statement.
Knoxville police seek information on shots fired near downtown
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville police are asking for anyone with information about shots being fired Tuesday afternoon in the area of N. Broadway and W. Fifth Avenue to come forward.
Why Megan Fox isn't telling her #MeToo stories
Megan Fox has had her #MeToo moments, but don’t ask her to talk about them. The 32-year-old actress, who was born in East Tennessee and grew up in Anderson and Roane counties until she moved to Florida at age 10, told the New York Times that she hasn’t spoken up because she thinks there would be lit