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Reverend Vernon Ray Siler

Reverend Vernon Ray Siler went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 25, 2017. He was pastor of Demory Baptist Church in Lafollette, TN for 18 years. Prior to his ministry, he had a successful career with ORNL and TVA as well as 20 years distinguished service with the …

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Lou Reva Plemmons Greene

Lou Reva Plemmons Greene completed her earthly journey April 26, 2017. Lou was born April 23, 1936 in the mountains of Western North Carolina in a community called Spring Creek. She was welcomed by God-fearing, hard-working parents, Ogle and Annie Plemmons, as the baby of seven. Lou was cherished by …

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Jeff (Punk) Chapman, age 43, of Jacksboro

Jeff (Punk) Chapman, age 43, of Jacksboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by Brother Arick Chapman, Grandparents Odeva Bailey, Robert H. and Hazel Chapman and Step Grandfather Quenton Shown. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and loved 4 wheeling, Nascar, was …

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Local Sports scoreboard (Tuesday 4/25)

Drier weather meant it was a busy night on high school athletic fields on Tuesday. BASEBALL: Halls 2 Clinton 0…Carter 2 Anderson County 1…Grace Christian 10-9 Harriman 4-2…Greenback 10 Rockwood 4…CAK 2 Kingston 0…Coalfield 6 Oneida 2…Oakdale 4 Wartburg 0 SOFTBALL: Anderson County 10 Clinton 4…Kingston 9 Alcoa 1…Oliver Springs …

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City Hall gets facelift

If you haven’t been by Clinton City Hall in the last few months, the building has been given a facelift. The project was spurred by the city’s desire to make City Hall totally ADA-compliant and, with a new wheelchair ramp and a few other changes, it now meets the ADA …

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OR announces sewer line repairs May 1st

Beginning Monday, May 1, 2017, Hurst Excavating, a contractor for the City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department, will be repairing a sewer line on North Purdue Avenue in the area behind ORNL Federal Credit Union. The project is expected to continue through Friday, May 12. This work may cause traffic delays …

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TVA spilling water at Norris Dam

Following last weekend’s record rainfall totals across East Tennessee, TVA on Tuesday opened all three spillway gates at Norris Dam for the first time since the spring of 2013. A large crowd gathered to watch the water spill over the top of the dam as TVA looks to lower the …

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More progress at Main Street Oak Ridge

Another new store sign went up at Main Street Oak Ridge last week. Crews lifted the sign for Dick’s Sporting Goods into place on Thursday afternoon. It is the second sign to go up at Main Street Oak Ridge, joining T.J.Maxx. Both stores are expected to be the first stores …

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