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‘Booze It & Lose It’

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) reminds residents to stay safe this summer and always find a sober ride home. THSO executes its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign through public service announcements (PSAs), impaired driving safety messages, and increased support for local law enforcement to prevent traffic injuries and …

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Fire damages Campbell home

A fire early this morning in Campbell County damaged a home but injured no one. The Campbell County Rural Fire Service responded to a fire on Longmire Lane shortly after 4:30 am Monday along with crews from the Caryville, Jacksboro, Lafollette and Ridgeview Fire Departments. The fire was brought under …

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Roane wreck kills one

A Harriman man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 61 in Roane County on Friday, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Troopers reported that 37-year-old Martin J. Palenski had been headed west on Highway 61 shortly after 12:30 pm Friday at a high rate of speed in a …

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Wendell Riggs, age 71, of Lake City

Wendell Riggs, age 71, of Lake City, passed away on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born March 15, 1945 in Anderson County to the late James Edgar and Alice McMillian Riggs. Wendell enjoyed building houses, hiking, tinkering, flea markets, and collecting hammers. …

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