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Robert “Bobby” Crye, Jr., age 47, of Knoxville

Robert “Bobby” Crye, Jr., age 47, a resident of Knoxville, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016 at his home. Bobby was born March 21, 1968 in Knoxville and has lived in this area most of his life. He was a self employed entrepreneur and worked in many different professions. He …

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Historic Campbell house damaged by fire

A well-known house in Campbell County was heavily damaged by fire Tuesday night. The so-called “Doc Howard” home caught fire Tuesday night and the blaze was reported at around 9:45 pm. The family living in the home was able to make it out safely and none of the firefighters from …

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AC emergency crews perform water rescue

Anderson County emergency workers rescued a man from a truck after he drove into high water on Irwin Mill Road off Sinking Springs Road east of Clinton on Wednesday morning. The 24-year-old man drove into the water at about 11 a.m. Wednesday, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department said. The truck …

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Denise Golden age 51 of Powell

Denise Golden age 51 of Powell, TN passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Knoxville, TN. Denise had a pure and loving heart. She never complained and always wanted to give to others. Anytime family or friends would visit Denise, she would stand and wave and blow kisses until …

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Jackie Ray Hamilton, age 73, of Kingston

Jackie Ray Hamilton, age 73, of Kingston, returned to his Heavenly home Tuesday, February 23, 2016 after a valiant battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Jackie was truly blessed with a …

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Rose Maxine (Whitfield) Portwood, age 87, of Harriman

Rose Maxine (Whitfield) Portwood, age 87, of Harriman, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Manorhouse Assisted Living and Memory Care in Knoxville, TN.  She was a long-time member of South Harriman Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Elias and Mary Whitfield; husband, Martin Wayne Portwood; son, Gary Portwood; …

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District tourneys almost done, Region looms

High school basketball District tournaments are all but over and this weekend, play begins in the region tournament as area teams try to get to the state tournament in Murfreesboro. At the District 3AAA tournament at Anderson County High School Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats won their first District …

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