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Smokies open road trip with 4-2 victory

(Tennessee Smokies)  LF Bijan Rademacher cranked a solo home run in the second and then put Tennessee ahead for good with an two-run double to left in the sixth, as the Smokies defeated the Jacksonville Suns, 4-2, on Wednesday afternoon at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With the victory, Tennessee …

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Law enforcement ready for 4th

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) will conduct a variety of traffic safety initiatives and utilize data-driven enforcement strategies during the Fourth of July holiday period to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes across the state. The traffic safety campaign will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 1 and conclude at midnight on Monday, July 4.  …

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Anderson, Campbell ballots set for August 4th

Ballots are set for the August 4th elections in Anderson and Campbell counties. Here is a look at the ballot in Anderson County. Three people are running to serve the remainder of an unexpired term on the County Commission in District 8. Robin Biloski resigned that seat last year and …

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ORNL part of White House cancer ‘moonshot’

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory will play a role in the Obama administration’s so-called Cancer Moonshot program aimed at finding a cure for cancer. ORNL will join with the National Cancer Institute and other labs across the nation for pilot projects that will use supercomputers to analyze data on how …

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BBB: Changes coming to Oliver Springs Town Hall

It looks like sweeping changes will be coming to the Oliver Springs city government. As our partners at BBB-TV have previously reported, City Manager Becky Campbell has announced her retirement and her last day on the job will be today (June 30th). Earlier this week, Billing and Accounts Director Susan …

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TDOT halting lane closures for holiday

Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at midnight on Thursday, June 30th through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers. …

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New drunk driving laws take effect July 1st

(Submitted)  Several major new laws addressing drunk driving are among a wide range of legislation that will become effective on July 1 as Tennessee ushers in a new fiscal year.  The new laws focus on strengthening penalties for the worst offenders, ensuring a criminal history background check is conducted to detect prior …

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Claxton woman pleads guilty in 2011 murder case

Tuesday in Anderson County Criminal Court, the second person accused in the death of an elderly Claxton man in late 2011 pleaded guilty to charges in that case. 47-year-old Tammy Sue Chapman was originally charged with first-degree murder in the death of 79-year-old Sammie Adams but, on Tuesday pleaded guilty …

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