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Robert Thomason, 72, of Laughlin, NV (formerly of Clinton)

Robert Thomason, 72, of Laughlin, NV (formerly of Clinton) passed away Saturday January 23 at his home…Arrangements are incomplete at this time…In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Colorado River Food Bank (240 Laughlin Civic Drive, Laughlin, NV 89029)…Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in charge of …

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CPD nabs 3 on drug, weapons charges

Clinton Police arrested three people earlier this month on drug and weapons charges following a routine traffic stop for a busted headlight. The incident occurred January 14th when Officer Adam Warren spotted a vehicle on Seivers Boulevard traveling with only one working headlight and pulled the car over in the …

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CVMR introduces scaled-back project plan

Officials with CVMR, the Canadian metals company that last year announced a major investment in Oak Ridge, announced Thursday that a large part of that previously announced project will move forward. CVMR and Central America Nickel, Inc.–or CAN—have closed on a deal that calls for about 3 million tons of …

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State releases unemployment numbers for December 2015

County unemployment rates for December 2015, released Thursday, show the rates decreased in 43 counties, increased in 35, and remained the same in 17 counties. Specific county information for December is available on the Internet: http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates_Dec15.pdf. For the month of December, Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate …

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Well, that was unexpected…

At around 8:15 this morning, what was described as “mini-blizzard” by some hit the South Clinton area, affecting only about a two-mile stretch of roadway. The squall left a little less than an inch of snow on the ground but ended as quickly as it began.

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OR hires new Public Works Director

Shira McWaters, a civil engineer who is now an associate at a company in Arizona, has been hired as Public Works director in Oak Ridge. McWaters will replace former Public Works Director Gary Cinder, who retired in September 2015. The appointment was announced by Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson. …

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High school basketball round-up January 26th

An almost-full slate of high school basketball was played on Tuesday. The Clinton Dragons’ and Lady Dragons’ games at Campbell County were called off due to the persistent winter weather conditions and the makeup date for that doubleheader has not yet been announced. Here is how the games that were …

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