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James Lewis “JL” Braden, age 74, of Clinton

James Lewis “JL” Braden, age 74, a resident of Clinton, TN, passed away, Sunday, August 7, 2016 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. JL was born September 1, 1941 in the Dutch Valley Community of Anderson County, where he has continued to live. Mr. Braden enjoyed UT Football, …

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Biscuits hang on for 5-3 win over Smokies

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Biscuits scored four runs in the fourth inning and would never look back in their fourth straight win over the Smokies. RHP Brad Markey (L, 5.0 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO, HR) would be sent by Tennessee to duel against RHP …

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William Thomas Martin, Jr., age 93, of Kingston

William Thomas Martin, Jr., age 93, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born July 11, 1923 in Rockwood and was a 1941 graduate of Rockwood High School. He proudly served the United States Army from 1943-1946, receiving several …

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Zella (England) Adams, 73

Zella (England) Adams, a beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, and sister died on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center after a short battle with cancer.  She was 73 and was born on February 14, 1943 to the late Hollis and Elsie England.  Her biggest joy in life was being …

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Ex-Rockwood employee jailed after threats

(WBIR-TV/Staff reports) The TBI has arrested and charged a Knoxville man after he allegedly made threats against a former mayor of Rockwood. Authorities found several guns in his car. 59-year-old Thomas Pierce, the former public works and recreation director in Rockwood, is charged with Retaliation for Past Actions and four …

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