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DOE holds information session on landfill proposal

The Department of Energy hosted a public information session on Wednesday on its proposal to build a new landfill for low-level radioactive waste on the Oak Ridge reservation. The event was held at the Pollard Technology Conference Center and drew a crowd of about 100 people interested in learning more …

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Paul Dexter Massey, age 71 of Lake City

Paul Dexter Massey, age 71 of Lake City, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at his residence surrounded by family. Paul was born on November 12, 1944 in Scott County, Tennessee to the late Chester Olan and Elminia Silcox Massey. Paul loved wood working, …

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Pursuit ends in crash, no injuries

A woman fleeing from Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies wrecked her car on Yarnell Road in Clinton late Wednesday morning. ACSD Lt. Kenny Sharp tells WYSH that a deputy clocked the driver speeding on Brushy Valley Road but lost her as she sped away. A second deputy got behind the driver …

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Clinton wreck slightly injures two

A Monday morning traffic accident in Clinton sent both drivers to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The crash occurred shortly before 7:30 am on North Charles Seivers Boulevard near Weaver Street, according to Clinton Police. Officers learned that 20-year-old Austin Warren had been stopped in the left lane of …

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Report: Ex-RSCC basketball player sues over false arrest

(WBIR) A former Roane State Community College basketball player is suing the city of Rockwood and two Rockwood police officers, alleging he was a victim of excessive force last summer that ultimately cost him a scholarship and chance to attend college. Xavier Howard, now 21, is suing Officer Chris Kennedy, …

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DA removed from Cromwell case

(Staff reports/Oak Ridge Today) Monday, the Anderson County District Attorney General’s Office was removed from the case of 66-year-old Lee Cromwell, the man accused of backing his truck into a crowd of people in a parking lot after the 2015 4th of July fireworks show in Oak Ridge, killing one …

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Panda Express coming to Oak Ridge

California-based Chinese fast food chain, Panda Express, is coming to Oak Ridge. Officials say the restaurant chain has filed papers with the city and plans to come to Oak Ridge. The site on which Ruby Tuesday was located closed some time ago and was purchased by a development company out …

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Demolition underway at Main Street Oak Ridge

(Photo by Oak Ridge Today) Demolition of the former Oak Ridge Mall began Tuesday. The demolition is expected to include the enclosed space between Belk and JCPenney, the two remaining anchors at the former mall. Plans call for replacing the former mall with Main Street Oak Ridge, a 58-acre, $75 …

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Rita Mae Rector age 78 of Clinton

Rita Mae Rector age 78 of Clinton, TN passed away early Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016 at Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center in Norris, TN. Rita loved the Lord and was a member of Charity Baptist Church. She loved her grandchildren and the outdoors. Rita always wore a cap and …

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