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Ruth Jean Evans Dalton, a resident of Oak Ridge

Ruth Jean Evans Dalton, a resident of Oak Ridge passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at NHC Rehab in Oak Ridge after a fall and brief illness. She was born March 3, 1931 in Jamestown. She graduated from Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute, where she received honors for becoming the …

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Bessie Hughes, age 91, of Clinton formerly of Maynardville

Bessie Hughes, age 91, of Clinton formerly of Maynardville passed away September 27, 2016 at her residence.  Bessie was affectionately referred to as “GG” by her great grandchildren and those who loved her. She was born November 2, 1924 in Hampshire, England to the late Frank & Bessie Collins and …

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James Alva Bragg, age 65, of Clinton

James Alva Bragg, age 65, of Clinton passed away on September 27, 2016 at his residence.  James was born August 22, 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  He is preceded in death by his father, Daniel Bragg.   He is survived by: …

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Hobby Lobby to open Monday in Oak Ridge

Hobby Lobby will open in Oak Ridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration on Monday morning. The ceremony is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. October 3. It’s open to the public. Hobby Lobby is a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores. The Oak …

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Clarence Fleischman, age 66 of Clinton

Clarence Fleischman, age 66 of Clinton, TN passed away at Methodist Medical Center on Thursday, September 27, 2016. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served 14 years. Clarence was preceded in death by parents Alfred and Marjorie Fleischman and wife Susan Fleischman.  He is survived by:  son …

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Elks Lodge to host OR BOE debate

The Elks Lodge in Oak Ridge will host a school board debate at 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 3. The forum will be moderated by Mike Marsh, and the audience can submit written questions. The Elks Lodge is at 684 Emory Valley Road in Oak Ridge.

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Opinion: Charter movement organizers release endorsements

(Mark DeVol)  Organizers of the Anderson County Charter movement have announced their endorsement of candidates who will support term limits, as well as announcing the formation of their Political Action Committee “Anderson Charter.” To help County voters make informed decisions in the upcoming 2016 November election, AndersonCharter.com sent the nineteen …

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Glenna Mae Farr, age 77, a resident of Oliver Springs

Glenna Mae Farr, age 77, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away, Friday, September 23, 2016 at her home while surrounded by her family. Mrs. Farr was born September 18, 1939 in the Fork Mountain Community of Morgan County, TN. She was a lifelong resident of this area. Glenna Mae …

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