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ACSD receives traffic safety grant

(Submitted)  Sheriff Paul White announced today that the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a traffic safety grant for the seventh year. The grant award of $21,999.54 from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office will support our traffic safety program “Reducing Fatalities In Anderson County”. This grant will increase efforts …

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More fires reported, arson suspected

Arson is suspected in a forest fire that has burned 100 acres along Highway 62 south of Petros, authorities said Thursday. The Little Brushy fire is in mountains above Petros-Joyner School near the intersection of Highway 62 and Highway 116 in Morgan County. It was 10 percent contained early Thursday …

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Main Street OR work moving along

(Oak Ridge Today)  The new sign is up and the new parking lot paved at Belk as work proceeds quickly at Main Street Oak Ridge, the 58-acre project to redevelop the former Oak Ridge Mall. With the exception of Belk and JCPenney, the mall has been demolished, and there has …

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ORT: Protomet still mulling options

(Oak Ridge Today)  Protomet Corporation has purchased about 20 acres of former federal land on Bethel Valley Road in south Oak Ridge, and the company is evaluating that property as one option as it plans for a $30 million expansion that could add 200 jobs over a five-year period. On …

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Charles Taylor, age 64 of Clinton

Charles Taylor, age 64 of Clinton passed away on November 22, 2016.  Charles was a veteran of the United States Army having served his country in the Vietnam War.  For many years Charles was a Boy Scout Camp Ranger at Camp Pellissippi in Andersonville and was a well-known karate and …

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Carolyn Sue Spears Gough

Carolyn Sue Spears Gough, born, August 4, 1949 entered  into the arms of Jesus on November 22, 2016 at UT Hospital.  Carol was a graduate of  St. Mary’s School of  Nursing and spent many years as an RN making a difference in patients’ lives and the lives of those around …

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Stella Forester, age 94

Stella Forester, age 94, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Brookdale, Oak Ridge, TN. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great- grandmother who enjoyed gardening, sewing and living simply. Her gentle, sweet spirit and wonderful smile will be missed forever. Preceded in death by parents, Herman and Matilda …

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High School Basketball Scores for Tuesday 11/22

High School Basketball Scores for Tuesday 11/22 Heritage girls 66 Clinton 15…Heritage boys 71 Clinton 58 (WYSH coverage of CHS basketball premieres for the 2016-17 season Tuesday November 29th when Oak Ridge visits the Dragon Den) Alcoa girls 50 Anderson County 37…Alcoa boys 84 Anderson County 69 Campbell County girls …

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Arsonists still active in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry says that there are currently 62 active wildfires in the state affecting almost 18,000 acres. So far in 2016, a total of 1323 fires have been reported in the state and of those, 48% are believed to be the work of arsonists. …

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