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Dragons edge Halls 55-54 with late FTs

Tuesday night the Clinton Dragons got two clutch free throws from Tyler Thackerson with 1.3 seconds to play in the fourth quarter to edge Halls 55-54 for their first District 3AAA win of the season. The game at Halls was a back-and-forth affair with neither team able to gain any …

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Smoot to remain jailed, trial slated for March

A Knoxville man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his former employee and girlfriend will remain behind bars. Shawn Smoot is accused of killing Brook Morris, whose body was found along a rural Roane County roadway in 2011. She’d been shot to death. On Tuesday, a Roane County …

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THP: Kingston woman hit by van, killed on I-40

A 20-year-old Kingston woman survived a violent one-car accident on Interstate 40 in Roane County late Saturday night but was killed when she ran into the eastbound lanes of traffic and was struck by a vehicle. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 20-year-old Lindsay Gouge had wrecked her 2009 Ford …

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CPD Officer recognized as ET DUI Officer of the Year

Clinton Police Officer Adam Warren was recognized Monday by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office for what the office calls his “persistence in performance while serving and protecting the citizens of Clinton.” Patrolman Warren was named “East Tennessee DUI Officer of the Year for 2015 during the Regional Traffic Safety meeting …

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High school basketball scores December 4

High school basketball scores December 4 Karns girls 49 Clinton 39…Karns boys 63 Clinton 61 Oneida girls 56 Anderson County 37…Anderson County boys 66 Oneida 44 Oak Ridge girls 77 Central 19…Oak Ridge boys 94 Central 66 Oliver Springs girls 53 Oakdale 37…Oakdale boys 82 Oliver Springs 58 Campbell County …

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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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