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Wandell signs with Maryville College

Friday at Clinton High School, Lady Dragon basketball and volleyball standout Kelley Wandell signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Maryville College. Kelley is a fantastic student and an outstanding athlete, but more importantly, is a terrific kid from a great family. Congratulations to Kelley Ann Wandell …

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GSMNP: Watch for lane closures on Spur

(GSMNP) Great Smoky Mountains National Park maintenance crews will perform routine maintenance along road shoulders on the Spur between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge beginning Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6. The work will require rolling, one-lane closures for short sections up to 0.5 mile in length. Crews will repair …

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Local Sports Update May 2nd

Here is your Local Sports Update for this past weekend. On the high school baseball diamond on Friday, Rockwood hammered Oliver Springs 14-3; Dobyns-Bennett took care of Powell 5-4; Coalfield destroyed Jellico 21-0; Jefferson County defeated Halls 6-4; Karns nipped Cookeville 6-5; Union County got past Cumberland Gap 7-6 and …

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Car Show Saturday at Swifty’s

You are invited to a Cruise-In car show Saturday May 7th at Swifty’s Atomic Bar & Grill in Oak Ridge from 11 am to 3 pm. The show will feature American-made clasic cars, trucks, muscle and performance cars and is being sponsored by “Fast N Classy,” a self-described family-oriented car …

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ORT: Red light runner causes 5-car wreck

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a five-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon was caused by someone who allegedly ran a red light. The crash occurred at the intersection of Oak Ridge Turnpike and New York Avenue shortly before 2:15 pm Saturday, and police say that a pickup headed west …

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OR welcomes rowers

Last weekend’s Dogwood Rowing Competition in Oak Ridge drew hundreds of participants and spectators to our area. Around 2000 people spent time on the Oak Ridge waterfront watching junior teams from around the country compete and officials estimate that annually, rowing competitions in the Atomic City bring in anywhere from …

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ACHS sends off retiring band director

Alumni of the Anderson County High School band and current band members came together on Saturday to send off retiring band director Paul Brown in style, surprising him with a trip to London, where he will get to see landmarks made famous by his beloved Beatles. The group also signed …

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