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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.

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Assisted living facility fire displaces 15 people


A fire forced senior citizens out of their Assisted Living facility and into single-digit temperatures Wednesday night.

The Clinton Fire Department said the fire broke out at the Clinton Towers Assisted Living Facility at about 9:30 p.m. Crews had to move some of the residents from the building because of the smoke.

No one was hurt, but the Red Cross had to find 15 people temporary shelter.

Officials don't know what caused the fire.

"Clinton 12" member: president's visit will be significant


Jackson Square renovation work begins


A facelift for a historic and vital part of Oak Ridge is underway.

Construction crews have begun revitalization work on Jackson Square.

They're working to improve traffic flow around the square and make the area more accessible for people who are handicapped.