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No injuries after partial roof collapse at Norris packaging company


(WBIR) Crews responded Saturday night to a partial roof collapse at an Anderson County packaging company.

Andersonville fire officials said it happened around 7:45 p.m. at Pharma Packaging Solutions on First Quality Drive in Norris.

Seven people were inside at the time, but four made it out on their own. Emergency crews quickly helped the other three

A small gas leak happened during the collapse, but it was quickly contained.

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Little Ponderosa Zoo zebras survive close call


(WBIR - Anderson County) Two zebras at the Little Ponderosa Zoo narrowly avoided injury Saturday after their home collapsed following a winter storm.

Two caretakers came to feed them so the animals walked out from underneath the shelter. Then, the building collapsed underneath the weight of the snow and rain, according to the non-profit zoo and rescue organization.

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Man arrested after burglary and stealing tow truck


(WBIR - Anderson County) An Anderson County man faces charges after authorities said he burglarized a home and stole a tow truck Friday.

A Marlow woman called the Anderson County Sheriff's Department at 8:30 a.m. and told officers her home's security cameras caught a man, later identified as 27-year-old

John Joseph Pixley II, pulling into her driveway and walking around inside. ACSD said after the woman made the call, she and a coworker left work to confront the Pixley II.

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DOE: Y-12 building 'worst of the worst' of high-risk list


A building in Y-12 Security Complex was named the "worst of the worst" in a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report detailing its high-risk facilities.

The department named the Alpha-5 building at Y-12 the "worst of the worst" of more than 200 facilities in an audit released Wednesday.

Officials closer to decision on problem-plagued school building


Anderson County schools close early due to Obama's visit


Anderson County Schools are closing early because of the president's visit to Clinton on Friday.

Many roads in Anderson County will close for an extended period of time as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden visit Techmer PM in Clinton to promote manufacturing jobs.