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Campbell crews extinguish brush fire

Crews from the Campbell County Rural Fire Service and the state’s Division of Forestry extinguished a brushfire on Wednesday. The blaze scorched about four acres of forest in an area east of LaFollette but no homes were damaged nor were any injuries reported. The cause of the fire is believed …

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John Clyde Mitchell, age 90 of Andersonville

John Clyde Mitchell, age 90 of Andersonville, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the Waters of Clinton Rehabilitation Center. He was born on July 8, 1926 to the late John and Stella Stanley Mitchell in Anderson County. He joined the Navy at the age of 17 and was …

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DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot for small, clean-energy businesses

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to request technical assistance from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory through the DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot. “The business voucher program helps small businesses access the world-renowned expertise and instrumentation at ORNL and other DOE labs, bringing innovative …

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LeMond Composites to break ground in Oak Ridge in January

Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd on Wednesday joined officials with LeMond Composites to announce that the company will begin manufacturing what a press release calls a new industry-disrupting carbon fiber for the transportation, renewable energy and infrastructure markets in Oak Ridge.. LeMond Composites, co-founded by …

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ACSD investigating stabbing incident

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday afternoon. Deputies responded to the emergency room at Methodist Medical Center and made contact with Randy and Courtney Roach. Randy Roach was unable to provide too much information as doctors tended to his wounds before he was airlifted to …

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Fire destroys vacant home

A fire Monday afternoon destroyed a vacant house on Old Bryant Lane in Rocky Top. Anderson County deputies were called to the scene shortly before 3 pm and reported that the house was still on fire and almost completely destroyed upon their arrival. Firefighters doused the flames and no injuries …

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AP: Hogs to be extradited on kidnap charge

(Associated Press) A man charged with kidnapping a 4-year-old Florida girl from her home and driving her to Tennessee has agreed to be extradited. During a court hearing Wednesday in Memphis, West Wild Hogs agreed to be returned to Florida to face the kidnapping charge. He was arrested at Baptist …

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