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Ella Mae McLean, 78, of Rocky Top

Ella Mae McLean age 78 of Rocky Top, TN passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in Rocky Top, TN. Ella was a very loving mother. She was a giver, and took care of others that were in need. Ella enjoyed sewing, flowers, and gardening. Ella is preceded in death …

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Wanda Lee Cox, 73

Wanda Lee Cox, age 73, passed away at NHC Healthcare of Oak Ridge on Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was a native of Lake City where she was born on February 20, 1943 to the late Charles “Dick” and Catherine Riggs Shaw. Wanda also lived in Knoxville and Nashville. She …

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Donald “Dan” Holbrook age 77 of Andersonville

Donald “Dan” Holbrook age 77 of Andersonville, TN formerly of Totz, KY passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. He was a retired coal miner for 18 years with the Us Steel & Arch of Kentucky. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was …

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Local Sports Update April 28th

Here is a rundown of Wednesday’s local high school baseball and softball action. On the baseball diamond, Catholic downed Clinton 7-2 in Knoxville; Anderson County was shut out for the third consecutive game, this time by Central 6-0; and Oak Ridge celebrated Senior Night by beating Campbell County 12-2. On …

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Tourism to GSMNP creates $874 million in economic benefit

(GSMNP) A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 10,712,673 visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2015 spent $873,886,500 in communities near the park. That spending supported 13,709 jobs in the local area. National park tourism is a significant driver in the national economy, returning $10 for …

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Movie being filmed in Clinton

If you have spotted cameras and film crews around Clinton, specifically around the Ritz Theater, that is because Rossetti Productions has begun shooting its new feature film “Saving Faith.” The cast and crew will be in the area through May 8th. “Saving Faith” will feature multiple local landmarks in the …

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Anderson officials receive Zika training

On Wednesday, April 27th, Anderson County officials participated in a regional training event, “Protecting Our Community from Zika,” hosted by the Tennessee Department of Health and the East Tennessee Regional Health Office. Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank, Anderson County Emergency Management Programs Manager Karen Ooten, Health Department Director Art Miller, …

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Campbell County rabies clinics

We have been telling you about the Anderson County Health Department’s Spring rabies Clinics for about a week now but today, we can also tell our listeners in Campbell County that your health department also has rabies clinics scheduled for the next two Saturdays. This Saturday April 30th, rabies vaccinations …

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