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Food drive at Mount Harmony Sept. 24th

Mount Harmony Baptist Church will have a community food drive with the help of the Heiskell Fire Dept. as a drop off point. The food drive is planned for Sept 24th from 11:00am to 2:00pm weather permitting. We will be located at the Heiskell Fire Dept. 9444 Heiskell Rd, Heiskell, …

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Hazel Dean Long, 88, formerly from Clinton

Hazel Dean Long, 88, formerly from Clinton, passed away Sunday September 4, 2016 at the Solaris nursing home in Port Charlotte, FL.  Hazel had been residing in Port Charlotte the past five years to be with family.  She was born in the Clinton area to Arthur and Edna Hooks on …

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ORPD investigating car vs. pedestrian accident

(Oak Ridge Today)  The Oak Ridge Police Department investigated a crash between a car and pedestrian on Oak Ridge Turnpike on Wednesday morning. The crash was reported sometime around 7 a.m. in a westbound lane near Kentucky Fried Chicken in central Oak Ridge. The pedestrian, who was not identified, was …

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High school football polls week of Sept. 5th

The high school football polls for this week were released on Monday and here is how area teams stack up. In Class 6A, Maryville remains at #1. In Class 5A, Oak Ridge remains #2, with Knox West at #3, Farragut is #9 and Campbell County enters the poll at #10. …

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Volunteers sought for October fishing tourney

The Anderson County Tourism Council will be hosting the Walmart FLW Fishing Tournament Tour on Norris Lake, October 20-22.  The tournament organizers are looking for marshals to accompany the professional fishermen while they fish.  If you or anyone you know is interested, contact the organizer, Bill Taylor at 270-703-2564.    Here is …

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Trio of candidates apply for judicial appointment

Three people have submitted their names for consideration as the interim Campbell County General Sessions Court Judge. Sitting Judge Amanda Sammons was suspended by the state last month after she was indicted on four counts of official misconduct stemming from her handling of cases in her courtroom. The Campbell County …

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OR Council OKs 8th rowing lane

The Oak Ridge City Council approved a $548,350 contract to add an eighth lane to the city’s rowing course in a 6-0 vote during a brief special meeting Tuesday. The contract will be awarded to First Place Finish Incorporated. The work will include a precast concrete block retaining wall and …

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