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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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Centrus, UT-Battelle ink pact

Centrus Energy Corporation announced Monday that it has signed a $32.3 million contract with UT-Battelle LLC for engineering and testing work on uranium enrichment technology. The contract, a new U.S. Centrifuge Technology Advancement contract, runs through September 30. UT-Battelle operates Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy. …

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Local Sports Update March 29th

Monday night was a busy one on the high school baseball diamonds of East Tennessee. Let’s take a look and see how your favorite teams fared. At Jaycee park in Clinton Monday, the Anderson County Mavericks took advantage of six Dragon fielding errors and took game one of the Crosstown …

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Juanita C. Freels, age 92, of Oliver Springs

Juanita C. Freels, age 92, a resident of Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, March 26, 2016 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Mrs. Freels was born August 9, 1923 in Knox County, TN. She lived in Massachusetts while her late husband served his country. …

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Polly Ann Blanton, age 55, of Caryville

Polly Ann Blanton, age 55, of Caryville, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born in Danville, Illinois on November 7, 1960 to John Henry and Evalena Bean Blanton Howard. Polly was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed decorating, …

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