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Report: Fits and starts continue for Main Street OR

According to the News-Sentinel, the developers of the former Oak Ridge Mall property appear to be close to finalizing a deal to purchase what is now known as Main Street Oak Ridge, but may be looking for a new hotel developer for the massive project. Citing courthouse records, the paper …

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Local Sports Update April 6th

Tuesday was a busy day for high school sports, so let’s head right to the scoreboard, where today we begin on the softball diamond. The Clinton Lady Dragons hammered Central 15-5 while Powell upended Anderson County 13-4. Oliver Springs outscored Jellico 11-8; Union County clobbered Pigeon Forge 16-0; Harriman downed …

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Lafollette Council to meet

The Lafollette City Council will meet tonight at 6 pm at City Hall. The biggest item on the agenda will be the selection of a new city judge. Wes Hatmaker had to resign as after his law license was suspended earlier this year. Five local attorneys are in the running …

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Man shot in domestic dispute

A Campbell County man is recovering after being shot over the weekend. Campbell County deputies were called to a home just outside Jacksboro on Thelma Lane Saturday night and found 54-year-old Larry Norman in the front yard. Norman reportedly told the first deputies on the scene that he had just …

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Local Sports Wrap-up April 5th

Wrapping up your high school sports scoreboard from Monday, we will once again start on the baseball diamonds of East Tennessee. Karns came in to Clinton and despite a late start to the game, showed no signs of distress due to the delay on their way to a five-inning, 16-0 …

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Camp Invention coming to Woodland ES

Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a product of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Woodland Elementary School the week of June 13, 2016. For students entering grades one through six, …

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Opal J. Lawson Portwood, age 94

Opal J. Lawson Portwood, age 94 went home to be with her Lord on April 3, 2016. She was a longtime resident of Clinton, TN. She attended Fellowship Baptist Church, Lenoir City, TN. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great- great grandmother. She will always be remembered …

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Crowley appears in court

Anderson County Public Works Director David Crowley appeared in court Friday for a preliminary hearing on charges that he performed building inspections without the proper certifications. The judge in the case set April 27th as the trial date for Crowley, who was charged with five counts of conducting inspections without …

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Medford fire damages vacant house

A vacant house burned in Anderson County’s Medford community early Sunday. The fire was reported at a home on Longfield Lane just after midnight Sunday and was extinguished by members of the Medford Volunteer Fire Department. There was no electricity hooked up to the house and the cause of the …

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