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Higgins garners another honor

(Oak Ridge Today)  USA TODAY High School Sports has named Oak Ridge senior wide receiver Tee Higgins to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Offense Second Team. Higgins, who is 6-foot-5 and 191 pounds, had 64 catches for 945 yards and 17 touchdowns during the regular season this year and first-round playoff game against Walker Valley, …

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Wayne Williams age 49 of Knoxville

Wayne Williams age 49 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Wayne was a graduate of ITT Technical Institute. He was a perfectionist in landscaping. Wayne was a loyal friend, loving and helpful brother, and will be missed by all who …

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Kenneth Deane Turnbough, age 75, of Andersonville

Kenneth Deane Turnbough (age 75) passed peacefully into heaven on December 24, 2016 in Andersonville, TN after a lingering illness. Kenneth was born August 5, 1941 in Boone Co., Hallsville, MO.  He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Hair) Turnbough.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, …

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Season’s greetings from WYSH, WQLA & Merle

From all of us and our families here at the Radio Ranch, here is wishing you and your families a very Merry and safe Christmas. The staffs of WYSH, WQLA and Merle FM will be taking Monday off to enjoy the holiday with our families but we will be back …

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State unemployment dips in 81 counties in November

County unemployment rates for November 2016, released today, show the rates decreased in 81 counties, increased in 10, and remained the same in four. Specific county information for November is available online at: http://tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates_-_November_2016.pdf. For the month of November, Davidson County has the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate at 3.5 …

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Clinton man wins Governor’s Arts Award

(Oak Ridge Today)  A Clinton folklorist was was one of 10 people to be presented with a 2017 Governor’s Arts Award, Tennessee’s highest honor in the arts. Folklorist Bob Fulcher of Clinton won a Folklife Heritage Award. He is the first folklorist to receive the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award. Fulcher …

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