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Jean Patterson, age 86, of Clinton

Jean Patterson, age 86, of Clinton, passed away July 3, 2016 at Briarcliff Health Care Center. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Oak Ridge. Jean was a great cook, a wise woman, and a talented and creative homemaker. She was a Christian and a world traveler. She …

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Lois Jean Moore, age 71

Lois Jean Moore, age 71, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Renaissance Terrace in Harriman. She was born August 5, 1944 in Kingston and was a lifelong resident of Roane County. She was of the Baptist faith. Lois had worked in years past at the Roane Hosiery Mill and …

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Gloria Graves, age 68, of Heiskell

Gloria Graves, age 68, of Heiskell passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at her residence. Gloria was a longtime employee of Git ‘N Go Markets and loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her mother, Stella Nickels; father, JC Nickels and grandson Jayvn Lytle. …

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Douglas Alan Cook, age 63, of Kingston

Douglas Alan Cook, age 63, of Kingston, passed into the arms of the Lord on Friday, July 1, 2016. Doug was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, who will be deeply missed. He was a lifelong member of Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Kingston, serving the …

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More info on mall sale

(Oak Ridge Today)  Demolition of parts of the former Oak Ridge Mall could start the week of July 18, an executive said Friday. Construction of the first new stores could start in October, next to Belk, said Neil Wilson, principal of RealtyLink, a development company based in Greenville, South Carolina. …

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Man injured in ladder incident

(Oak Ridge Today)  A Marlow man was flown to a hospital by a medical helicopter after he fell eight feet off a ladder while working on his roof on Monday, authorities said. The fall was reported at about 10 a.m. Monday on Phillip Freels Lane. The fire department responded to …

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ORT: Driver injured in single-vehicle wreck

(Oak Ridge Today) A driver was injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed down a steep embankment and into a wooded area alongside the northbound lanes of South Illinois Avenue around midnight Sunday, authorities said. The northbound lanes of South Illinois Avenue were closed for several hours coming down the …

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Knox man drowns on Norris Lake

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies along with officers with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency responded to a drowning on Saturday, July 2, at about 6:30pm, on Norris Lake near Sequoyah Marina.  Several houseboats had tied off together and to the shore as they gathered to watch the fireworks show at the marina.  …

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Almirola takes win at Daytona

(MRN)  Aric Almirola found himself in the right place at the right time on Friday – in first place at Daytona International Speedway when the night’s final caution froze the field. Almirola had his Number-98 Biagi-Denbeste Racing Ford a nose in front of Justin Allgaier coming off the final turn …

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Keselowski wins at Daytona

(MRN) Brad Keselowski led a race-high 115 laps on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway, including the final seventeen, to claim his twentieth career victory and third this season. The final caution period forced the race one lap past its scheduled distance. On the restart, Keselowski darted away from the …

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