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LaFollette street to be closed on Friday nights

City officials in LaFollette say that they will be closing a stretch of North Tennessee Avenue between Shelby’s Alley and Mill Street on Friday evenings to accommodate large crowds at a popular nightspot. Katie’s Restaurant features live music on Friday nights and crowds have gotten so large that they are …

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I-40 in Roane County back open

After several weeks of construction, all lanes of Interstate 40 through Roane County are back open. TDOT had been conducting bridge repairs on both sides of 40 between Kingston and Midtown, which led to hassles and delays for drivers.

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Retiring educators saluted

Two longtime Anderson County educators were feted on their final days on the job. Director of Schools Larry Foster and Lake City Elementary School kindergarten teacher Cheryl Harris are both retiring this year after 43 years in the Anderson County school system. Foster has spent the last seven years as …

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Man pleads in fondling case

A Briceville man pleaded guilty Monday in Anderson County Criminal Court on a charge that he had fondled a five-year-old girl at a Rocky Top grocery store. 33-year-old Timothy Robert Braden was originally charged with aggravated sexual battery in the incident, which occurred in May of 2015, but entered a …

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OR woman pleads in gun incident

An Oak Ridge woman who threatened suicide in 2014 before pointing a gun at responding police officers has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. In exchange for her best interest plea, which does not admit guilt but acknowledges that a tougher sentence might be handed down in a …

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ORNL opening Chattanooga office

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open an office at EPB headquarters in Chattanooga’s Innovation District that will link local companies to the national laboratory’s resources and expertise. ORNL Director Thom Mason announced the office today at the Southeast Regional Energy Innovation Workshop at The Chattanoogan hotel. …

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CCSO auction June 4th

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is holding an auction of seized and surplus items on Saturday June 4th at 10 am. The auction will be held at the Ball Farm Event Center. There will be great bargains to be found on seized and surplus vehicles of all types, from cars …

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VBS at Pine Ridge in Harriman

PINE RIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH (located off Sugar Grove Valley Road or off Mays Valley Road in Harriman) 151 Edwards Road Harriman, TN VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – SUBMERGED KICKOFF – Sunday, June 5 at 11:00 a.m. featuring Christian Ventriloquist, Gene Cordova VBS – Monday, June 6 – Friday, June 10, 2016 …

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