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    Alcoa Police Promotions Announced

    The City of Alcoa Police Department (APD) recently promoted three employees. Sgt. James, H. (Doug) Sparks to lieutenant, and Detective Matt Caldwell and Patrol Officer Israel Hernandez to the rank of sergeant. Read on...
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The name given to the intersection of Alcoa Highway and Wright Road, where a Shoney´s Restaurant, an Exxon station and other businesses are located. The area got part of its name from John Farr, who owned a service station at the location in the 1950s, and the remainder of the name came from being near the airport.