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Y-12, Pantex donate $1.1 million to United Way

United Way contributions at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, totaled some $1.1 million, Consolidated Nuclear Security, the managing and operating contractor, announced Tuesday. Contributions from employees, retirees, and the corporation were gathered during the sites’ recent campaigns. The campaigns also …

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Several trails closed at GSMNP during prescribed burn

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Appalachian Piedmont Zone fire management staff plan to conduct a prescribed burn on approximately 888-acres of forested area northwest of Cades Cove beginning on Wednesday, March 30. The Stony-Arbutus Ridge fire operations are expected to take up to 3 days to complete, weather permitting. …

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Fritts to step down from new Finance Committee

Anderson County Commissioner Chuck Fritts informed his fellow commissioners on Tuesday that he is stepping down from the recently-created Finance Committee due to what he called “personal reasons and circumstances beyond [his] control.”  Fritts is one of four commissioners serving on the committee that also includes the county mayor, the …

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Anna “Ruth” Currier age 81 of Clinton

Anna “Ruth” Currier age 81 of Clinton, TN passed away on Monday, March 28, 2016 at her home. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She was loved by everybody. Ruth enjoyed bingo and going to yard sales. She was of the Baptist faith. Ruth …

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Second Chance K9 Rescue Chili Supper

Second Chance K-9 Rescue is having its 17th Annual Chili Supper this Thursday, March 31st from 5-7 at Kingston Community Ctr. Second Chance is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping spay & neuter pets. For a $5.00 donation we will provide you chili w/trimmings, drink and dessert.  I have …

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2 Campbell killings head to grand jury

Last week, murder charges against two people were sent to the Campbell County grand jury after a judge determined there was probable cause to do so during preliminary hearings. General sessions Court Judge Amanda Sammons made those rulings on Friday. In one case, 41-year-old Leslie Logan Smith is accused of …

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Woman pleads to role in 2011 stabbing death

The second of three people charged in connection to the stabbing death of an Oliver Springs man during a drug deal turned sour in 2011 has entered a plea in the case. The incident happened on May 5th, 2011 outside a home in Oliver Springs, leaving 55-year-old Paul Cuthbertson dead …

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Caryville blast damages home, injures none

Caryville firefighters were called a to a report of a house explosion Sunday morning. The blast was reported to 911 shortly after 10 am Sunday and firefighters say the front door and window had been blown out. The cause of the blast, which significantly damaged the home on Pike Lane, …

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