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Rockslide closes all lanes of I-75 in Campbell

What TDOT has called a “significant rockslide” has all lanes of I-75 in Campbell County shut down, likely for a few weeks. Rocks began sliding into the northbound lanes of I-75 near mile marker 142 Friday afternoon around 3 pm and continued sliding, with some rocks reaching the southbound lanes, …

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SL donates to city for FD

Before last week’s meeting of the Clinton City Council, executives at SL Tennessee presented the city with a check for $100,000 as its contribution to help fund an emergency services and fire station at the I-75 Industrial Park in Clinton. The donation was part of the package that allowed the …

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Campbell judge under scrutiny

A Campbell County judge could be the subject of a criminal investigation after she was accused of upgrading the charges against a woman in excess of her powers as a judge. Judge Amanda Sammons has served as Campbell County General Sessions Court Judge since September of 2014. The case that …

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CWTS: Nemecheck, 18, wins truck race in Atlanta

(MRN) John Hunter Nemechek was assisted by a couple Sprint Cup Series champions en route to winning Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series event at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The night before the race, as he prepared for his first start on the mile-and-a-half Georgia oval, Nemechek – just 18 years old …

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XFS: Busch takes checkers in Atlanta

(MRN) Sprint Cup Series drivers made it two-for-two in the X-FINITY Series this season when Kyle Busch rolled to victory Saturday in Hampton, Georgia. Following Chase Elliott’s win a week before in Daytona, Busch – who started from the pole – led a race-high 119 laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway …

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SCS: Johnson wins at Atlanta

(MRN) Jimmie Johnson pulled away from the field on an overtime restart Sunday and was first to the white flag as a four-car accident unfolded along the backstretch – ending the race under caution and leaving Johnson with his seventy-sixth career win that ties the late Dale Earnhardt for seventh …

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ORT: OR man dropped off at hospital with GSW

(Oak Ridge Today) A 19-year-old Oak Ridge man was dropped off at Methodist Medical Center with a gunshot wound Friday night and later flown to UT Medical Center with injuries to his thigh, groin, and abdomen. Elijah Malik McDowell was driven to MMC around 8:20 p.m. Friday because of his …

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Single-game Smokies tix on sale March 7

The Tennessee Smokies have announced that single-game tickets for the 2016 regular season will go on sale Monday, March 7, at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through the Smokies’ website, over the phone or in person at the Smokies Stadium ticket office. The 2016 campaign will kick off …

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