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Sherry Kay Cross Fleming, age 50, of Kingston

Sherry Kay Cross Fleming, age 50, of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at Park West Medical Center. She was born August 29, 1966 in Anderson County and was a 1984 graduate and Valedictorian of Roane County High School. Sherry also graduated from Tennessee Tech University with her Marketing …

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Most of Campbell to trick-or-treat Saturday

Most of Campbell County will observe Halloween trick-or-treating on Saturday from 5 to 9 pm instead of on Monday. The decision was made after some parents expressed concern about observing Halloween this Monday night because of the fact that the kids would be up late with candy on a school …

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THP: Three in custody after two-county chase

Three people are in custody after state troopers say they tossed weapons from a car during a pursuit early Wednesday morning. Tennessee Highway Patrol dispatchers received reports of a gold Dodge Charger driving aggressively on 1-40 westbound at mile marker 336. A trooper made contact with the vehicle at 317 …

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Early voting halfway done, polls still busy

Early voting for the November 8th election continues through Thursday November 3rd. In Anderson County, 1554 people voted on Wednesday. Halfway through early voting, 11,422 people had cast ballots after seven days. Anderson Countians can vote from 10 am to 6 pm weekdays and from 9 am to 12 noon …

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ORT explains who would be term-limited

(Oak Ridge Today)  If the proposed two-term limit was in place now, Jerry Creasey, the longest-serving Anderson County commissioner, could no longer serve. Neither could Mark Alderson, who is in his fifth term; Chuck Fritts or Jerry White (both are in their fourth terms); or Whitey Hitchcock, Robert McKamey, or …

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Ina “Ann” Hughes, age 91, of Clinton

Ina “Ann” Hughes, age 91, of Clinton passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at NHC Healthcare.  Ann was a member of Second Baptist Church.  Ann worked into her 80’s at the Fairview Elementary School Cafeteria. With her love for the students came many memories and lasting friendships she forever cherished. …

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Early voting update–Day 6

Early voting continues through November 3rd for the November 8th election. In Anderson County on Tuesday, 1758 people voted, bringing the total after six days to 9868. 529 Campbell County voters turned out to cast ballots Tuesday, bringing their six-day total to 3182. As of this morning, 7023 Roane Countians …

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George J. Lester, age 89 of Caryville

George J. Lester, age 89 of Caryville, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at his residence. He was born on August 2, 1927 to the late Sam Henry Lester and Marjorie Housley in Anderson County, Tennessee. George served in the United States Air Force during World War II. George …

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Busy sports weekend on WYSH, WQLA, Merle

The WYSH Sports Crew swings back into action this week, starting Thursday with Sports Talk presented by the Rogers Group, which will broadcast live from Ace Hardware of Clinton from 4 to 6 pm with our weekly Dragon of the Past feature, an interview with Clinton football coach Josh Kerr …

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