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Local Sports Update April 27th

Here is a look at Tuesday’s Local Sports Scoreboard. On the high school baseball diamond, Clinton won its fourth game in a row after snapping an 11-game losing streak, as they won at William Blount 1-0. Elsewhere, Karns shut out Anderson County for a second straight night, beating the Mavericks …

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Cleve Phillips, age 74, of Lake City

Cleve Phillips, age 74, of Lake City, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at his residence. Cleve was born on June 12, 1941 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late General and Frances Elizabeth Galbraith Phillips. Cleve was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed fishing, tinkering on things, and …

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State: Tennessee making progress reducing prescription drug abuse

(Submitted)  In the summer of 2014, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, with support and leadership from Governor Bill Haslam, multiple state agencies, local governments, and citizens across the Volunteer State embarked on a first of its kind prevention campaign, created and conceived with the goal …

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GSMNP temporarily closing Noah Bud Ogle Trail and Cabin

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Officials announced the temporary closure of the Noah Bud Ogle Nature Trail, Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and associated parking area along Cherokee Orchard Road. The closure will begin Tuesday, April 26 and will continue through Thursday, April 28.   No public access will be allowed during …

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GSMNP announces temporary closure of Metcalf Bottoms Bridge

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced a temporary closure of the Metcalf Bottoms Bridge on Wednesday, April 27 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to complete needed repairs. The closure is expected to last up to 6 hours. The bridge will be closed to all traffic including pedestrians. Metcalf Bottoms Picnic …

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GSMNP announces firefly viewing dates

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the dates for the firefly viewing event in Elkmont. The ticketed event will take place from Tuesday, May 31 through Tuesday, June 7. Parking passes will be distributed this year via a lottery system administered through www.recreation.gov.  Since 2006, access to the …

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