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Man pleads to charges in OR shooting incident

Monday, a man charged in an incident that occurred in Oak Ridge last September pleaded guilty to firing a pistol from a moving car into another vehicle occupied by a 5-year-old child and three adults. The incident occurred just after midnight on September 6th and police reported at the time …

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Judge dismisses case against Campbell road chief

A specially-appointed judge from Anderson County has thrown out the latest legal challenge to the credentials of Campbell County Road Superintendent Ron Dilbeck. Former Road department employee Estell Muse filed a lawsuit earlier this year alleging that he was wrongly terminated by Dilbeck, who the suit also claimed did not …

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MPNHP to host firefly event tonight (June 16th)

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park will present a program on “The Mysterious World of Lightning Bugs” on Thursday evening at the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge. The program is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at the UT Arboretum, which is at 901 South …

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2 people, dog safely escape Oak Ridge fire

A man, a woman and their dog were able to escape a fire that heavily damaged their Oak Ridge home late Wednesday afternoon. The fire on Wayside Drive was reported shortly after 5:30 pm and when firefighters arrived, they reported seeing heavy smoke and flames coming from the house. The …

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Campbell judge sends three to state prison

A Campbell County judge has sent three previously-convicted criminals to prison after determining that they had violated the terms of their releases. Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton ruled this week that 24-year-old Tyler Holman of Jacksboro had violated the terms of his release in a case in which he had …

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Roane residents can sign up for emergency alerts

The Roane County Office of Emergency Services has a new community emergency notification program. Citizens can sign up for these emergency notifications online. Roane County officials sayi t is important that everyone put in their preferred means of communication, including text alerts. The purpose of this sign up page is …

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Tamela (Tammy) Denee Martin, age 56, of Harriman

Tamela (Tammy) Denee Martin, age 56, of Harriman passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Roane Medical Center. She was a member of New Midway Baptist Church. She loved her animals, working outside in her yard, but most of all she loved her family, always putting others first. She worked …

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Cordie Elizabeth Brown, age 87

Cordie Elizabeth Brown, age 87, went home to celebrate with her husband on his 100th birthday Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Tennova Hospice. She was very active in church throughout her life and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge. Cordie had many occupations throughout her life but …

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Roane wreck kills woman

A Roane County woman died in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 43-year-old Jackquinetta Luffman of ten Mile had been driving north on State Highway 58 at around 2:40 pm Tuesday when her 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound …

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