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Robert Lee “Butch” Dye, age 69, of Clinton

Robert Lee “Butch” Dye, age 69, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016, at Methodist Medical Center. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and relaxing by the river at the Marina in Oak Ridge prior to his declining health. Affectionately known as “Rookie” to his friends, he never met a …

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James “J.C.” Campbell, age 85, of Clinton

James “J.C.” Campbell, age 85, of Clinton passed away on October 24, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton.  J.C. was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during the Korean Conflict.  He was the founder and owner of Aristocrat Upholstery in South Clinton.  Throughout his life he …

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Dwain Potter age 58, of Oak Ridge

Dwain Potter age 58, of Oak Ridge, TN passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. Dwain was a kind and gentle spirit, and enjoyed walking. Dwain was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Esther Potter; and sister, Vickie Freeman. Dwain’s …

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Early voting update–day 5 in the books

Early voting for the November 8th election is continuing to draw thousands to the polls across the state. The early voting period continues through November 3rd. On Monday in Anderson County, 1847 people voted, bringing the five-day total to 8110. In Campbell County, 2653 people had voted as of the …

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High school football polls

This week’s Associated Press high school football polls were released on Monday. In Class 6A, Maryville remains at #1, while Hardin Valley has climbed to #6 and Bradley Central is tied at #7. In Class 5A, this week’s Clinton foe Farragut is up to #4, while Rhea County is #5, …

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Bartley serves time, is released from jail

Convicted Campbell County school shooter Kenny Bartley was released from jail over the weekend after serving time for violating his probation. This spring, Bartley pleaded guilty to four counts of violating his probation stemming from his earlier guilty plea to misdemeanor assault. The violations occurred after he moved out of …

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Small brush fire near Norris Lake

Firefighters from the Campbell County Rural Fire Service and the state Division of Forestry battled a small brushfire near Norris Lake Sunday. Reported late Sunday afternoon, the fire burned about five acres of land off of Fox lake Lane in the Big Creek community before it was brought under control …

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THP: Single-vehicle wreck yields injuries, charges

One man was flown to UT Medical Center following a single-vehicle accident late Sunday morning in Union County that will also result in criminal charges against the injured driver. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 48-year-old Nathan Vedder of Corryton had been headed north on Tazewell Pike shortly before 11:45 …

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Grace, Maryville advance to state soccer tourneys

Two area teams advanced to this week’s state soccer tournaments with wins Saturday in the sectional round. In Class AAA, Tennessee High eliminated Farragut 2-1 but Maryville advanced with a 5-0 thrashing of Science Hill. In Class A/AA, defending champs Greeneville routed Rockwood 9-1 but Grace Christian advanced to state …

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