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THP: Accident kills elderly man

An 80-year-old man died after a traffic accident in Campbell County on Friday. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 80-year-old Delano Parrott had been stopped at a stop sign on Clawson Road on Friday afternoon when he pulled out on to Middlesboro Highway and into the path of a Pontiac …

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11-year-old in hot water after posts

An 11-year-old student at Jefferson Middle School confessed to making potential threats of violence on Friday morning, according to Oak Ridge Police. The threats were made over social media and were against students who attend Jefferson Middle School. According to a press release, when it learned of the threats, the …

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Anna Mae Johnson, age 74 of Lake City

Anna Mae Johnson, age 74 of Lake City, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at her residence. She was born April 16, 1942 in Briceville to the late Jessie and Ella Brown White. Anna was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed gardening, embroidering, sewing, and flowers. In addition to …

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Louie Mae “Lou” Sharp Pyatt Walker, age 83, of Heiskell

Louie Mae “Lou” Sharp Pyatt Walker, age 83, of Heiskell, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Parkwest Medical Center of Knoxville, Tennessee.  Lou was born March 14, 1933.  She was a 38-year employee of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the Metals and Ceramics Division. …

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ORT: Blanks led to Tuesday call

(Oak Ridge Today)  Police responding to a shots-fired call in east Oak Ridge on Tuesday determined that two blank cartridges had been fired inside a home, according to police records. The shots-fired call was reported at 1:29 p.m. Tuesday. Multiple police units responded, including patrol and K-9 officers, detectives, and …

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Two teens charged with social media threats

(ACSD)  Two Anderson County High School students, a 14 year old girl and a 15 year old girl, are being charged in Anderson County Juvenile Court with making threats on social media after an investigation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department.  Sheriff’s investigators along with School Resource Officers began to …

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McNally honored by MADD

State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) has been named “Legislator of the Year” by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).  The group praised McNally and ­­­­­­eight other Tennessee lawmakers who shared the honors for their leadership in the General Assembly to stop drunk driving. “This award means a lot to me,” …

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Elsie Wierzba, age 88, of Andersonville

Elsie Wierzba, age 88, of Andersonville passed away on September 22, 2016 at her residence.  Elsie was born on May 16, 1928 in Eden, New York.  The family will have a memorial service at a later date in New York.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all …

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