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Johnny Ledford, age 74 of Norris

Johnny Ledford, age 74 of Norris passed away January 19, 2017 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. Johnny was born June 24, 1942 in Cherokee, North Carolina to the late J.D. and Lillian Ledford. Johnny worked for Delta Air Lines as an aircraft mechanic/supervisor and was a veteran of the United …

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Hope Hewitt, age 96 of Clinton

Hope Hewitt, age 96 of Clinton passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Madisonville Health and Rehab Center.  Hope was a chemical operator at K-25 in Oak Ridge for approximately 26 years.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Hewitt and parents, James & Delia Hewitt.   …

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Terry Smith, age 59 of Andersonville

Terry Smith, age 59 of Andersonville passed away on January 26, 2017 at North Knoxville Medical Center.  Terry was born March 19, 1957 in Anderson County to the late Auther and Celia Smith.  In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. He …

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2017 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees announced

The 2017 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected.  Ten new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at the annual luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Two administrators, five coaches, two officials, and one contributor will …

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Haslam visits ORNL to celebrate tennessine

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam visited the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory today to congratulate the ORNL team involved in the discovery of the element tennessine,named in recognition of the vital contributions of the state of Tennessee to the international search for new superheavy elements. UT-Battelle, the managing contractor …

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Dragons fall on Thursday 54-40

Farragut boys 54 Clinton 40…Nick Rogers scored 22 points for visiting Farragut (8-10) as the Admirals completed a season sweep of the Dragons. Clinton (7-14) was led by Demarea Whitt’s 11 points, but could not overcome a sluggish start on the offensive end. Clinton is off until Tuesday January 31st, …

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