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Harriman fire kills woman, unborn child

A Harriman woman and her unborn child were killed in a house fire Tuesday night. The Harriman Fire Department responded to a home on Clifty Street around 11:00 and first responders reported that the structure was already engulfed in flames. Crews worked through the night to extinguish the blaze. 23-year-old …

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Backyard chickens OKed in Oak Ridge

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) On Monday, the Oak Ridge City Council approved backyard chickens in the second and final vote. The ordinance change allows up to six female chickens at homes in the city, possibly as soon as August 1. Roosters will not be allowed. Council approved a few …

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Patricia “Diane” Long age 64, of Clinton

Patricia “Diane” Long age 64, of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, July 12 at home sleeping peacefully after battling a lengthy illness.  She was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by father, Carvel Dagley.  She is survived by daughters, Stacy Taylor of Karns and Bethany …

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Jerry “Mike” Patrick, age 67, of Oliver Springs

Jerry “Mike” Patrick, age 67, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away, Monday, July 11, 2016 at Diversicare Nursing Home in Oak Ridge while surrounded by his family. Mike was born January 31, 1949 in Stoneaga, VA. He attended the WhiteStone Church and was a member of the Native American …

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Campbell budget close to done deal

The Campbell County Commission will hold a special called meeting on Thursday 5:00 pm to finalize the budget and tax rate for the 2016/2017 fiscal year. The budget includes $800,000 in capital project road paving funds and approximately $200,000 in industrial development land acquisition funds. On a related note, the …

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OS budget OKed

The Oliver Springs’ budget for the fiscal year that began on July 1st has been approved. The budget includes no property tax rate increase, but officials say that could change next year as the town continues to address needed upgrades to its sewer system and the continuing increase in the …

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