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High School Football Playoff semifinals November 27th

High School Football Playoff semifinals November 27th 6A: Maryville 27 Oakland 13…Maryville vs. Ravenwood Saturday for state title 5A: Sevier County 42 Rhea County 28…Sevier County vs. Independence for state title Friday 4A: Catholic 54 Marshall County 35…Catholic vs. Pearl Cohn Saturday for state title 3A: Alcoa 42 Notre dame …

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ATV wreck injures 2 teens

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) Two Oliver Springs teenagers were injured in a two-vehicle ATV crash in Coalfield on Friday afternoon, and one of them was flown to a hospital by a medical helicopter that landed in Oliver Springs. The teenager flown to the hospital was a 14-year-old who had been …

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Pickup truck catches fire in OR

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) The driver of a pickup truck that caught on fire Friday afternoon was taken to the hospital with minor burns, and emergency workers were not injured when fuel vapors ignited after the fire was first extinguished. The 62-year-old man tried to open the hood of …

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ORT: 3rd arrest made in November 13th shooting

(Oak Ridge Today) Police have made a third arrest in the November 13 shooting that sent two people to the hospital, one with an injury to her liver, authorities said. The Oak Ridge Police Department announced two arrests in the shooting last week: Tyler Earl Gulley and Sedrick D. Davis. …

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6 businesses cited in beer sting

Over 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 (ASAP), conducted compliance checks of local businesses who sell beer. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and …

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State, AC unemployment falls

County unemployment rates for October 2015, released today, show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in four, and remained the same in one county. Specific county information for October is available on the Internet; http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates,_Oct_15.pdf.Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in October at 4.2 percent, down …

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OS brush fire likely caused by hunters

A brush fire on Walden Ridge just outside downtown Oliver Springs was most likely deliberately set, according to state Forestry officials. Smoke was spotted in the area shortly before 2 pm Tuesday and crews from the State Division of Forestry responded as did firefighters from Oliver Springs, Blair and Marlow …

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