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Ruby Helen Lankford Stiles, age 90, of Kingston

Ruby Helen Lankford Stiles, age 90, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Survivors include six children; Dian Stiles Fraley, Clifford Randall Stiles, Jr., Charles Edward Stiles, Gary Tracy Stiles, Lisa Stiles Russell and Shirley Stiles Lawson. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ms. Stiles …

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REMINDER: Sales tax holiday July 29-31

Tennessee’s 12th annual Sales Tax Holiday is scheduled for tomorrow, July 29th through Sunday, July 31st, 2016. During the three-day tax holiday, shoppers can save on items such as tax-free clothing, school and art supplies, and computer purchases. The holiday begins at 12:01 am tomorrow (Friday, July 29) and ends at 11:59 pm on Sunday July 31. During the designated three …

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Campbell crash injures 3

Three people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision on Highway 63—General Carl Stiner Highway—in Campbell County. The crash occurred at around 3:15 pm and shut the busy roadway down for about two hours. Authorities say that it appears that an SUV crossed over the center line and collided …

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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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Oak Ridge sewer cleaning underway

Beginning now through August 12, the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will be cleaning sewer lines near restaurants within the City. This may cause traffic delays as roads and intersections could be temporarily closed during the cleaning. Please use extreme caution and allow extra time when driving in …

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