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Hawks down Senators, break into win column

The Clinton Hawks picked up their first win of the season Thursday night, downing their biggest rivals the Norris Senators 24-6 in Clinton. Jacob Brock threw a first-quarter touchdown pass to Uriah Powers and a Cole Ceo two-point conversion run was good to give CMS an 8-0 lead. The Hawks …

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Clinton 12 marker unveiled

Thursday evening, a ceremony was held to unveil a Tennessee Historical Commission marker honoring the Clinton 12, the 12 black students who walked down Foley Hill and into history in 1956 by becoming the first African-American students to attend a previously all-white, state-run Southern public high school. The marker was …

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Secretary of Commerce impressed by ORNL facility

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the new Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, praising the advances in manufacturing technology taking place in East Tennessee. “What impressed me most about this facility is the collaboration that is going on and the enthusiasm …

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Clinton 12 marker to be unveiled

This evening (Thursday August 27th), a Tennessee Historical Commission marker honoring the Clinton 12 will be unveiled in front of Clinton Middle School. August 27th marks the 59th anniversary of the historic walk by 12 African-American students who became the first black students at a previously all-white southern high school …

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CFD FFs honored for special delivery

Nathan Sweet, Director of Emergency Services for Anderson County, made a special presentation to two Clinton City firemen. James Blakeney and Josh Queener received “Stork Pins” for their part in delivering a baby earlier this year. The pinning ceremony took place during a recent city council meeting. Following the presentation, …

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Composite sketches released in extortion/kidnap/robbery cases

Wednesday, law enforcement officials released composite sketches in the kidnapping and extortion incidents that occurred earlier this year involving banking institutions in Oak Ridge and Knoxville. The FBI, along with the Knoxville Police Department, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and the Oak Ridge Police Department are releasing composite sketches of two …

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Knoxville woman killed in OR crash

A Knoxville woman was killed in a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge. The crash happened at around 3:30 pm Monday on South Illinois near the centrifuge Way interchange. Oak Ridge Police say that a Toyota van driven by Marguerite Windham of Knoxville had been …

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OR Preschool briefly locked down Tuesday

The Oak Ridge Preschool was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon following a reported robbery in the parking lot of a nearby medical clinic. A woman reported just after 1 pm that she had been approached by a man in the parking lot of the Oak Ridge Medical Clinic on West …

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Hank’s opens doors in Oak Ridge

Officials in Oak Ridge celebrated the grand opening of Hank’s Market in the Briarcliff Square shopping center on Emory Valley Road on Tuesday morning with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. The Oak Ridge location of Hank’s Market is just the second one in the Unites States, with the first store opening in …

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