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Local Sports Update May 3rd

The Campbell County Cougars play at the Clinton Dragons in the play-in game for the District 3AAA baseball tournament tonight at 6 pm. The winner moves on to take part in the tournament proper while the loser will be done for the season. The Nashville Predators look to get back …

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Celtic festival in Oak Ridge May 14th

The 1st Annual Saint Brendan’s Celtic Festival will be held at Saint Anne’s Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge on Saturday May 14th from 11 am to 7 pm. The festival is described as a celebration of the kinship of Celtic and Appalachian heritage, music, folkways and religious traditions. Festivities will …

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Harriman arrested after ill-timed theft

Talk about poor timing. A Harriman man was arrested last week after he allegedly shoplifted items from Starbuck’s while two police officers were standing behind him in line waiting to check out. The incident occurred at the Kroger store in Harriman and two Roane County Sheriff’s deputies reported that they …

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OSPD seeks info on donation jar theft

The Oliver Springs Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a woman caught on camera stealing an American Cancer Society Relay for Life donation jar. The theft occurred at Fun Food Gas Station on East Tri-County Boulevard at around 9 am Sunday. It is not …

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Murder-for-hire suspect out on bond

A woman accused of trying to hire someone to kill her ex-husband has been released on bond from the Roane County Jail as her case heads to a grand jury. When it convenes on June 20th, the Roane County grand jury will consider charges that 30-year-old Laura Buckingham attempted to …

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ORFD honored

(Oak Ridge Today) The Oak Ridge Fire Department was recently presented with the Organization of the Year Award by the International Society of Fire Service Instructors at the 2016 Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis. Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson announced the award on Monday. The award was presented …

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