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Army National Guard aids rangers in Park rescue

At 2:14 pm on March 30, Great Smoky Mountains National Parks Emergency Communication Center received a phone call from a hiker located along Mt. Cammerer Trail.  The individual reported that his hiking partner, Kenneth McGinnis, age 66, of Powell TN was experiencing physical distress and was unable to continue hiking …

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THP Youth & Junior Trooper Academy

Back by popular demand, the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announces its Youth & Junior Trooper Academy for pre-teens and teens.   The THP summer program will offer two sessions beginning July 11-15, 2016 for Middle School grades 6-8.  The second session will be July 18-22, 2016, for High School grades …

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Teresa Diane Strickland, age 63, of Kingston

Teresa Diane Strickland, age 63, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born August 1, 1952 in Sweetwater and has been a resident of Roane County for most of her life. Teresa was a machinist welder, retiring from TVA Watts …

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