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Brandy Denise Williams, age 41 of Oak Ridge

Brandy Denise Williams, age 41 of Oak Ridge went home to be with her heavenly father on February 27, 2016. Brandy graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1993. Throughout her life she loved writing poetry, cross stitching, and reading. Preceded in death by her grandfathers, Thomas L. Stephens and …

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Everett C. Brock, Jr., age 92 of Clinton

Everett C. Brock, Jr., age 92 of Clinton passed away on February 29, 2016 at Tennova Hospice. He was a member of McMinnville First Baptist Church, Clinton Rotary Club, Scottish Rite, Kerbela Shrine, Jesters, and Masonic Lodge in Knoxville. He attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville until he decided …

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OR girls win, advance to Region final

High school basketball region tournaments began semifinal play Monday night with ladies’ teams in action. In Region 2AAA at Bearden, Oak Ridge’s Lady Wildcats overcame an eight-point second-quarter deficit and beat William Blount 64-53 as Courtney Ellison scored 21 points. Next up for Oak Ridge will be a date with …

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Clinton man pleads guilty to reduced charges

A Clinton man pleaded guilty last week to a reduced charge of aggravated sexual battery and was sentenced to 12 years behind bars. 35-year-old Jason Edward Lee pleaded guilty to the charge as part of a plea deal that saw charges of sexual battery by authority figure and aggravated sexual …

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Sitel seeking 500 new employees

Global customer service contractor Sitel announced Monday that it is expanding its call centers in Oak Ridge and Knoxville and will be hiring 500 new customer service representatives to handle an increased workload. The new positions will help provide customer support for a a client in the financial services industry …

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It’s official! RTTM, HoB issue joint settlement statement

(Submitted) House of Bryant Publications and Rocky Top Tennessee Marketing and Manufacturing Company, along with Tim Isbel, Brad Coriell, Mark Smith, and Michael Lovely, are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement to settle the litigation between them pending in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.  The …

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Cedar Springs Homeschool wins Science Bowl

The team from Cedar Springs Homeschool took first place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s annual Tennessee Science Bowl this past weekend. Cedar Springs Homeschool competed against 58 other high school teams on Saturday, February 27, to place first in the annual competition. The schools edged out its competition by …

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ORT: OR GSW victim in stable condition at UTMC

(Oak Ridge Today) The 19-year-old Oak Ridge man flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a gunshot wound on Friday night is in stable condition, the hospital said Monday afternoon. Elijah Malik McDowell was driven to Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge around 8:20 p.m. Friday because of …

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TDOT awards I-75 cleanup contract

Monday, the Tennessee Department of Transportation awarded an emergency contract to repair a rockslide on Interstate 75 in Campbell County. The slide, which occurred Friday at mile marker 142, sent vehicle sized rocks falling onto both the north and southbound lanes of I-75. The $2.9 million contract was awarded to …

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