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Man shot in Campbell dispute

A man was shot during an apparent domestic dispute in Jacksboro Saturday night. Details are sketchy but authorities say that a male was shot in the abdomen and flown by Lifestar to UT Medical Center following an apparent disturbance involving his parents. There has been now word on the victim’s …

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Fire in Caryville injures none

A vacant house was destroyed by a fire Friday night in Caryville. The blaze was reported at around 10:30 pm and authorities say the vacant home was destroyed. No injuries were reported but the Caryville Post office building next door suffered some minor damage to its exterior.

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Report: Judge orders Magnet Mills, property auctioned

According to the Courier News, a judge in Knoxville has ordered that Magnet Mills and all the various and sundry property inside the aging landmark be sold at auction withing the next 120 days. JD’s Auction in Clinton has been tasked with auctioning off the property and will hold public …

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ORT: OS fire injures none

(Oak Ridge Today )A neighbor with a fire extinguisher in his camper helped control a kitchen fire in Oliver Springs on Friday, authorities said. The fire was reported at about 5:35 p.m. Friday at 506 Cedar Lane in Oliver Springs. A resident of the home had been cooking, getting ready …

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CWTS: Busch leads way at Martinsville

Kyle Busch had to work overtime Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, driving away from John Hunter Nemechek on the day’s final restart to claim his forty-fifth career victory but first as a driver on the half-mile Virginia oval. Busch won there four times before as a team owner but had …

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SCS: Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep

Kyle Busch dominated the second half of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, leading all but twelve of the final 260 laps to notch his first Sprint Cup victory of the season. The defending Cup Series champion swept the weekend on the Virginia half-mile, also winning Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series …

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Alma Faye Whalen, age 70, of Oak Ridge

Alma Faye Whalen, age 70, of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. She lived most of her life in this area and worked for many years in the fast food and service industry before ending her career as …

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Johnny (John) V. Clower, Sr., age 81, of Kingston

Johnny (John) V. Clower, Sr., age 81, of Kingston, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman. He was born March 3, 1935 and was a lifelong resident of Roane County. He was a member of Paint Rock Baptist Church. John was a retired mechanic & …

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Mary A. Liles, age 91, of Clinton

Mary A. Liles, age 91, of Clinton, passed away April 2, 2016 at Golden Living Center. She attended Church of God Prophecy.  She was born July 15, 1924 to the late Jim and Sally Farr Futtrell. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Eblen …

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Appie O. Smith, age 104, of Clinton

Appie O. Smith, age 104, of Clinton, passed away April 2, 2016 at Golden Living Center. She was one of eight children of the late Elbert and Mattie O’Neal. Appie was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be held Monday, April 4th at 11:00 …

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