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McNally recognized for library support

Senate Finance, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Randy McNally (R-Oakridge) recently received the National Association of Secretaries of State’s (NASS) Medallion Award for his fiscal management of Tennessee and his support of public libraries.  The Senator was selected for the honor by Secretary of State Tre Hargett, a member of …

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ORT: OR hires fire marshal

(Oak Ridge Today) A deputy state fire marshal has been hired as fire marshal in Oak Ridge. The selection of Travis Solomon for the Oak Ridge Fire Department post was announced Monday by Fire Chief Darryl Kerley. Solomon was an employee of the Tennessee Fire Marshal’s office. For the past …

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Missing Clinton teen located

A juvenile reported missing last week has been located, the Clinton Police Department said Monday. The CPD had asked for help locating Alexis Maynard, 17, on Tuesday, February 16. The Police Department reported on Monday, February 22, that she has been located. “Thanks for your assistance,” the CPD said in …

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Mildred Simpson Curnutt, age 95, of Briceville

Mildred Simpson Curnutt, age 95, of Briceville, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mildred was born on August 24, 1920 in Briceville to the late William Britton and Addie Duncan Simpson. Mildred was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service. She enjoyed reading, …

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Kenneth Wayne Daniel, age 44, of Rockwood

Kenneth Wayne Daniel, age 44, of Rockwood, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016 at his home. He was born July 24, 1971 in Salisbury, North Carolina. He owned and operated Roane County Collision Center for over 20 years. He was a former Eagle Scout who later became an assistant scout …

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Sue Swicegood, age 84, of Oak Ridge

Sue Swicegood, age 84, a resident of Oak Ridge, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Swicegood was born February 13, 1932, in Harriman. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and she was of the Baptist faith. …

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John Thomas Gaylor Sr. age 86 of Clinton

John Thomas Gaylor Sr. age 86 of Clinton, TN passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Clinton, TN after a long battle of COPD for several years progressively got worse at the end of his death. From the age 18 to 35 he worked in the coal mines in …

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HS hoops postseason roaring along

High school basketball District tournaments continued this weekend. Friday at the District 3AAA tourney at Anderson County, the Powell girls ended Karns’ season 54-28. In the second game Friday, the Beaver boys drilled 14 three-pointers as they eliminated Clinton 70-58. Clinton’s season ended at 16-13 despite 18 points from Quincy …

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Hamlin wins closest-ever Daytona 500

(MRN) Denny Hamlin charged from fourth to first on the final lap of Sunday’s Daytona 500, passing teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead and then surviving a dramatic side-by-side duel down the stretch with Martin Truex Junior that ended with Hamlin scratching out the victory by a mere one one-hundredths …

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