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Ruth Davis Plyman, age 107, of Clinton

Ruth Davis Plyman, age 107, of Clinton, went to see her Savior and join her family that preceded her on March 30, 2016. She was born November 15, 1908 in Ashford, NC to the late Melvin and Maggie McCall. She graduated from Wheat High School in 1928 and worked for …

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Ray Harvey Williams, 79, of Clinton

Ray Harvey Williams age 78 of Clinton, TN passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Ray served our country in the United States Army and was proud to be a sharpshooter. He taught himself how to work on cars, and became a …

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Linda King, 49, of Clinton

Linda King, 49, of Clinton passed away Sunday march 17 at Norris Health and Rehab Center…Arrangements will be announced by Jones Mortuary in Clinton. (www.jonesmortuaryllc.com)

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John Arnold, 79, of Powell

John Arnold, 79, of Powell passed away Monday March 28 at his home…His family will receive friends on Saturday April 9 from 4 to 5 pm at Eagle Bend Apostolic Church in Clinton with a memorial service to follow…Jones Mortuary of Clinton in charge of arrangements.  (www.jonesmortuaryllc.com)

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3 arrested in Tuesday morning robbery

Three people were taken into custody on charges connected to a robbery Tuesday morning in a mobile home park near Clinton.   According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, a 22 year old Clinton man flagged down a passing deputy on Laurel Road near Cedar Grove Lane around 9 am …

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ACSD arrests armed felon

A Rocky Top man was arrested Tuesday by Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies following a brief pursuit that ended with him being tased. 41-year-old Johnny Dewayne Thomas was taken into custody by deputies on several charges after a short vehicle and foot pursuit.  About 1:30pm, according to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies …

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GSMNP limits access to sensitive bat area

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials will reopen the Whiteoak Sink area with limited access effective April 1 through May 15 to limit human disturbance in critical bat habitat and help hikers avoid interactions with bats. Park biologists will continue monitoring bat populations near the site as they emerge from …

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Lawsuit filed in deadly 4th of July crash

An Oak Ridge couple injured when a man charged backed his pickup truck into a crowd of people after the July 4th fireworks show in Oak Ridge last year has filed a $450,000 lawsuit against the man facing charges in the incident. 66-year-old Lee Cromwell is facing charges of homicide, …

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Local Sports Update March 31st

Wrapping up Wednesday’s Local Sports Scoreboard, let’s start on the high school baseball diamond, where Karns continued its strong start to the season with a 15-0 shutout win over Campbell County. Gibbs got past Central 8-7 and Union County topped Carter 6-2. One the softball diamond, it was all Fulton …

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