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Local Sports Update April 29th

Here is a look at Thursday’s local sports scoreboard. On the high school baseball diamond, Webb downed Anderson County 12-3; Bearden blanked Oak Ridge at Farragut 3-0; Farragut beat Gibbs 6-5; Union County goy by Cumberland Gap 2-1; Rockwood shut out Oliver Springs 12-0; Harriman swept a doubleheader from Scott …

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Crowley acquitted by Anderson jury

Anderson County Public Works Director David Crowley was acquitted Thursday by a jury on five counts of inspecting buildings between October and December of 2013 without the proper state certification. Crowley had been indicted on the misdemeanor charges in October of 2014 following an investigation started after Law Director Jay …

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Georgia man drowns at Abrams Falls

Great Smoky Mountains Park Rangers and the Blount Special Operations Response Team recovered the body of 59 year-old male, Jitendra Patel, of Roswell, GA from Abrams Creek at approximately 8:22 p.m. Patel, who was hiking with a group of friends, reportedly slipped into the water near Abrams Falls at approximately …

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CCSO: Missing woman located safe

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office located a missing woman Thursday night. 64-year-old Marsha Meredith had been reported missing Wednesday morning after family members awoke to find she had left the house without telling anyone. They told deputies that she had a history of mental instability and had left unannounced before, …

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CCSO investigates attempted murder-suicide

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office say that a shooting reported to them late Wednesday night in the Cherry Brook subdivision was an attempted murder-suicide. Deputies were called to a home on Beach Lane at around 11 pm Wednesday on a report of a double shooting and say that …

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Oak Ridge residents learn about energy upgrade program

The first of what city officials say will many informational sessions in Oak Ridge about a grant-funded program to increase energy efficiency in older homes belonging to lower-income residents was held Thursday night. Last year, Oak Ridge was awarded a $2.9 million TVA Extreme Energy makeover grant aimed at improving …

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