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Jason Robert Braden III age 3, of Clinton

Jason Robert Braden III age 3, of Clinton, TN passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Oak Ridge, TN. He will be dearly missed by all his family. Jason loved to watch …

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Marylee Cloyd Stuart, age 86 of Clinton

Marylee Cloyd Stuart, age 86 of Clinton began her final journey on January 19, 2017. Born in Idaho in 1930, she was the youngest child of Winfred and Cora Baskette Cloyd.  In addition to her husband of 68 years, Rev. Alexander M. Stuart, she is survived by son, David Stuart …

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Libraries receive grant funding

State Senator Ken Yager has announced that six public libraries in his Senate District 12 will receive state and federal technology grants valued altogether at $6,468. The grant funds will be used for computers. Grant recipients and totals include: $350 for the Winifield Public Library; $1,640 to the Rockwood Public Library; …

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Arrangements pending for child killed in OR Crash

As we reported earlier this week, Oak Ridge Police identified the four adults injured in Friday’s two-car collision that left a three-year-old boy dead and another juvenile injured. The four injured adults, all of whom were traveling in the same SUV have been identified as 21-year-old Ashley Braden of Clinton; …

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Governor proposes gas tax increase, grocery tax decrease

Wednesday in Nashville, Governor Bill Haslam proposed legislation aimed at whittling down a $10 billion backlog of state transportation projects. The proposal, officially called the “Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy”–or IMPROVE Act—calls for the first increase in the state’s gas tax since 1989 but also …

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Lifetime handgun carry permit fee drops

(TDOS&HS) Tennessee citizens with a valid handgun carry permit now have the option to upgrade to a lifetime permit for a lower cost.  In 2016, the 109th General Assembly lowered the renewal fee on lifetime handgun carry permits from $500 to $200.  The new fee for an original permit is now …

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Billie Jean Wilson, age 88 of Clinton

Billie Jean Wilson, age 88 of Clinton passed away on January 17, 2017 at her residence.  Billie retired as a hairdresser in Oak Ridge and was a member of the Elks Lodge and Daughters of the Nile (Shriners). She attended New Beginning Baptist Church in Caryville, Tennessee. Throughout her life …

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