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Lawsuit filed in fatal OR crash

The family of a woman killed by an allegedly intoxicated driver in Oak Ridge on May 6th has filed a $15 million lawsuit in Anderson County Circuit Court. Christopher Lee Duncan of Harriman filed the suit last week against 61-year-old Vicki Gilmore of Oak Ridge. On May 6th, his wife, …

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Monday fire destroys home, damages second building

A fire Monday afternoon in Campbell County destroyed one home and damaged another. The fire was reported at a home on Beals Lane in the Glade Springs community and crews from the Campbell County Rural Fire Service and the Caryville Volunteer Fire Department responded. One home was destroyed while a …

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Tarcza named manager at DOE ORO ISC

Kenneth R. Tarcza has been named manager at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office Integrated Support Center. The announcement was made Tuesday by DOE’s Office of Science. Prior to retiring in 2015 as a colonel with the U.S. Army, Tarcza served as the chief of staff for the …

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DOE solar farm wins award

A solar power plant in west Oak Ridge is one of two projects recognized with 2016 Energy Sustainability Awards by the U.S. Department of Energy. Teams at the two DOE Environmental Management, or EM, sites in Oak Ridge and at the Savannah River site in South Carolina, were recognized for …

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ORT: Craft beer market applies for permit

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, Oak Ridge resident Christopher D. Keever has proposed a craft beer market that could open in July. The business would be called Crafter’s Brew Market and Social. It would be located at 856 Oak Ridge Turnpike, which was a demonstration site for …

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Local Sports Update June 1st

Taking a brief run through your Local Sports Update, the Tennessee Smokies dropped the opener of their home series with Jackson last night, falling 10-5. The series continues at 7:05 pm Wednesday at Smokies Stadium. Read the complete summary on our website wyshradio.com. WBIR and PrepXtra have released their schedule …

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Roger Alfred Jones, age 83, of Coalfield

Roger Alfred Jones, age 83, of Coalfield, passed away at his residence on Friday, May 27, 2016 with his family by his side. He was born in Coalfield, TN on July 2, 1932 and lived most of his life there. Mr. Jones retired from ORNL as a Senior Analyst. He …

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