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Bass coming to Oak Ridge

The community is invited to hear forensic anthropologist, bestselling author, and creator of “The Body Farm,” Dr. William M. Bass III at the New Hope Center in Oak Ridge on Monday, August 29, at 6 p.m. Dr. Bass’s appearance is being sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oak Ridge Sunset. …

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Bailey named new OSFD Chief

Justin Bailey, who had been assistant fire chief in Oliver Springs, has been appointed chief. The Town of Oliver Springs Board of Mayor and Council appointed Bailey to the position on Thursday. Bailey takes over the department after the retirement and recent death of former Fire Chief Terry Phillips. Bailey …

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ORT: Demolition work underway at former mall

(Oak Ridge Today) Demolition work at the former Oak Ridge Mall is about 50 percent complete. Demolition started at the former Sears store on Tuesday, July 26. It’s proceeded quickly from there to include the enclosed space next to Belk, which will remain in the redeveloped site, east toward Rutgers …

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ACHS debuts new field

On Friday, Anderson County High School officially debuted its new artificial turf football field. While the game did not go the way the Mavericks would have wanted, the new field was still celebrated. At halftime of the Mavericks’ 55-9 loss to Greeneville, the local corporate sponsors that made the field …

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SCS: Harvick dominates late, wins at Bristol

(MRN)  Kevin Harvick lived up to an old nickname of “The Closer” on Sunday at Bristol, taking command in the second half of the race and leading the final seventy-one laps to notch his second victory of the season. The race ended some twenty-three hours after it originally started on …

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Samantha Scott White, age 99, of Clinton

Samantha Scott White, age 99, of Clinton, TN, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016. She was born on July 22, 1917, in Boyd County, KY. Samantha was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In her younger years, she enjoyed …

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Wildcats roll over Dragons 56-21

The high school football season kicked off Thursday night in Clinton but the only ones celebrating were from Oak Ridge as the Wildcats throttled the Dragons 56-21. Oak Ridge’s Tee Higgins—a Clemson University commitment—lived up to the hype, catching two passes (both for touchdowns) and picking off two passes on …

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