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High School Football Championship Game scores

High School Football Championship Games Friday…1A: Nashville Christian 42 Greenback 14 3A: Alcoa 20 CPA 0…Tornadoes win 14th state title 5A: Independence 49 Sevier County 14 Saturday…2A: Trezevant 40 Marion County 35 4A: Catholic 48 Pearl-Cohn 8…1st state title since 2008 for Irish 6A: Ravenwood 26 Maryville 17

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CVMR plans evolving

After a week of news reports that indicated that the project was dead in its entirety, on Friday, CVMR, seeking to clarify its plans, said Fridayit still hopes to build a metal refining facility in Oak Ridge to produce metal powders and “nano materials.” That investment, which would be completed …

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Asphalt truck overturns in Dutch Valley

The Tennessee Highway Patrol spent much of this morning investigating the wreck of an asphalt truck that overturned in the 2800 block of Dutch Valley Road near Walden Ridge Road. One person was injured in the crash, which sent the truck’s load of asphalt across the roadway, but the nature …

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CC Jail now certified

The Campbell County Jail is now certified by the state for the first time in 30 years, according to Sheriff Robbie Goins. On Thursday, Goins said the jail had passed inspection, which included meeting more than 200 standards and benchmarks set by the Tennessee Corrections Institute. Officials have been working …

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Update: CVMR-to-OR not totally off the table

The reports of CVMR completely abandoning any and all plans to locate some sort of operation in Oak Ridge may have been premature, according to some local officials, but state economic development officials say that the centerpiece of the $313 million project announced earlier this year by the Canadian company …

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ATLC workers ratify new Y-12 labor deal

Union workers at Y-12 ratified a new five year-contract on Thursday that includes 3 percent annual wage increases—the first of which goes in to effect on Monday December7th–and a $2,500 signing bonus. The new contract expires on June 22, 2020. Negotiation teams from the Atomic Trades and Labor Council and …

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Kingston eatery robbed, suspect nabbed

Authorities in Roane County arrested a 20-year-old Harriman man Wednesday morning on charges that he robbed the Buddy’s Bar-B-Q in Kingston. Kingston Police and Roane County deputies arrested Andy Stockton within minutes of the robbery, which occurred at around 8 am at the restaurant on North Kentucky Street. Stockton is …

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Man sentenced to 30 years in heroin case

A man convicted earlier this year on charges of selling heroin near an Anderson County school was sentenced earlier this week to 30 years behind bars. 41-year-old Charles Randolph Johnson will have to serve 100% of the sentence handed down in Anderson County Criminal Court by Judge Don Elledge. Johnson …

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Roane authorities probe shooting

According to our partners at BBB-TV, an individual suffered a gunshot wound at a home on Old Hen Valley Road in Roane County Tuesday night. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly before 11 pm Tuesday night and the patient was taken by ambulance to UT Medical Center after Lifestar …

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