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Ohio woman dies in fall at GSMNP

On Monday, September 12, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers were notified by Swain County 911 of a medical emergency at the Newfound Gap parking lot near the North Carolina/Tennessee state line at approximately 1:55 p.m. Marguerite Root, age 85, of Canal Winchester, Ohio fell approximately eight to nine feet …

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Josephine Wallace, age 90, of Kingston

Josephine Wallace, age 90, of Kingston, passed away September 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a member of Sugar Grove Valley Baptist Church in Harriman. Josephine worked many years at Watson’s Department Store as a sales clerk. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, working in her flowers …

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HSFB polls released

The Associated Press High School football polls for this week were released on Monday. In Class 6A, Maryville remains at #1. Class 5A is chock full of teams from our area and teams they could face in the postseason. Oak Ridge remains at #2 while Rhea County moved up two …

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Report: State probing Union schools in wake of lawsuit

(WBIR) The Tennessee Board of Education is investigating Union County Schools after finding out that a teacher was charged with sexual battery of a student and the state was never notified. State law requires a school to notify the Tennessee Board of Education within 30 days when a teacher is …

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2016 Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship awarded

Roane State Community College emergency medical technician student Zachary Kennedy of Andersonville has received the 2016 Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship. Kennedy, a firefighter with the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department and a certified nursing assistant at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, is studying EMT this fall. He plans to complete …

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Man facing charges after crash, nude escape

An Anderson County man remains behind bars today after he allegedly fled a crash where his teenage son was partially ejected and trapped between a minivan and a barn, and later fled from a hospital nude over the Labor Day weekend. The crash was reported shortly before 11:30 pm Saturday, …

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Rhea County 59 Clinton 14

Rhea County 59 Clinton 14: The visiting Golden Eagles rolled to the win at Clinton on Friday. The Eagles racked up 470 total yards of offense, including 395 on the ground, and their defense held Clinton to only 136 yards and two late scores. Rhea County (3-1) led 52-0 at …

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