During the last two weeks, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with the Rocky Top Police Department, the Oliver Springs Police Department, and Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County, or ASAP, conducted compliance checks of local businesses who sell beer.
Investigators with the Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and officers from the Rocky Top and Oliver Springs Police Departments visited 36 businesses to try to buy beer, a press release said. Six sold beer to the underage person. Four of the six checked for identification but still sold beer to the underage purchaser. Two businesses were closed.
The following businesses sold beer to the underage person:
|Al’s Market||New River Highway||Briceville|
|Hitching Post||Clinton Highway||Clinton|
|Marathon (Fast Track)||Lake City Highway||Rocky Top|
|Smokes and Things||Clinton Highway||Powell|
|V Night Club||North Main Street||Rocky Top|