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Apple Athlete of the Week announced

This week’s winner of the Apple Discount Drugs Student-Athlete of the Week Award is Mollie Longmire, a member of the Anderson County High School cross country team. Mollie now becomes eligible for the $1000 scholarship that will be awarded by Apple in the spring. Head down to Apple Discount Drugs …

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ACSD searching for man who fled chase, crash

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man on a host of charges stemming from a pursuit on Sunday morning. A deputy spotted a man driving a gold Chevy Malibu without a seat belt near the intersection of New Clear Branch Road and Lake City Highway just after 8:45 …

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ACSD probing suspicious fire

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious fire at a vacant home on Country Lane. The fire was reported at around 1:30 pm Sunday at 145 Country Lane and destroyed the structure despite the efforts of the Marlow Volunteer Fire Department. Brenda Arms told deputies that the house …

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Mr. K’s to close

Mr. K’s Used Books, Music and More in Oak Ridge will be closing within the next few weeks after 20 years in business. The store is located at 374 South Illinois Avenue and its owners say that the move by Kroger to the new shopping center at the corner of …

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Report: ATLC, ORNL reach tentative labor agreement

According to the News-Sentinel, negotiators for ORNL managing contractor UT-Battelle, and the Atomic Trades Labor Council, representing 13 unions and about 700 hourly workers at the lab, reached a tentative agreement Tuesday on a new five-year contract. Union leaders say they will recommend that the rank-and-file at ORNL ratify the …

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Woman escapes injury when car goes into river

There were no reports of injuries, and the driver was able to escape when her small car went off Melton Lake Drive in Oak Ridge and down an embankment into the Clinch River on Monday night. The single-vehicle crash was reported shortly after 10;45 pm Monday. The driver, who was …

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High school football polls for week 6

The week six high school football polls were released on Monday and here is how teams from our area (and those they may face in the postseason) stacked up. In Class 6A, Maryville remains atop the poll with Dobyns-Bennett at #6, Science Hill at #8 and Bradley Central at #9. …

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Red bell missing; reward offered

An Oak Ridge real estate company is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the return of a 150-pound, bright red, cast iron bell from in front of its offices across from the city’s municipal building on Tulane Avenue.  Tom and Peggy Hanrahan are co-owners of Peggy Sells Homes-Realty …

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ORT: Jackson Square Fountain operational

(Oak Ridge Today) The new interactive fountain at Jackson Square was operating on Monday. It’s part of a $1 million renovation of the Jackson Square parking lot. The work was mostly funded with a Tennessee Department of Transportation grant. Construction started in January. The renovation includes a reconfigured parking lot, landscaped …

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