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OR Council to hear budget proposals

(Oak Ridge Today)  Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson will present the proposed budget for the next fiscal year during a special meeting on Tuesday. The special meeting of the Oak Ridge City Council is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in the Oak Ridge Municipal Building …

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Smokies batter Biloxi, 10-4

(Tennessee Smokies)  The Smokies’ offense scored 10 runs on 13 hits and cruised to a second straight victory over Biloxi 10-4 at Smokies Stadium. The sixth inning proved to be the separating inning for Tennessee as the Smokies struck for six runs. Jason Vosler, Carlos Penalver, Erick Castillo and Yasiel …

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Charlie M. Ault, age 99 of Knoxville

Charlie M. Ault, age 99 of Knoxville passed away at the Court Yard Senior Living on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Charlie retired from Alcoa Aluminum as a machinist and was a member of Zion Baptist Church.  Preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Ault; parents, John and Mary Ault; …

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James Elmo (Mo) Anderson, age 82, of Clinton

James Elmo (Mo) Anderson, age 82, of Clinton, went home to be with his Lord Wednesday, May 24, 2017. He was born October 19, 1934 in Knoxville and was saved at the age of 12 at Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge. He was a faithful member of New Mountain …

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ORT: ACHS sophomore Bishop wins state pole vault title

(Oak Ridge Today)  Anderson County sophomore Brittany Bishop won the state championship in the girls’ pole vault on Wednesday. Bishop cleared 12 feet at the 2017 TSSAA Girls’ Track State Championships at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro. She had been the second-seeded pole vaulter, behind senior Taylor Pickett of …

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Commission recognizes Jailer of the Year Johnson

(ACSD press release)  The Anderson County Board of Commissioners recognized Chief Jailer Avery Johnson at the commission meeting on Monday evening, May 15th, with a resolution honoring him for his recent award from the Tennessee Corrections Institute.  Chief Johnson received the Jail Administrator of the Year award from TCI for demonstrating a …

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Smokies open series with Biloxi with literal walk-off

(Tennessee Smokies)  With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, Smokies’ third baseman Jason Vosler sent everyone home with a walk-off walk for the 5-4 victory. Smokies’ catcher Ian Rice was the power source of the offense on Wednesday night, sending a fastball over …

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Frank D. Boggs of Clinton

Frank D. Boggs of Clinton, TN was born March 11, 1936 and passed away May 23, 2017. He was the only surviving son of the late Harrison and Ora Boggs of King’s Creek, KY. Of the 13 children, there is one remaining, daughter Jewel Crase of Letcher County, KY. After …

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Matthew W. Bradshaw age 57 of Oak Ridge

Matthew W. Bradshaw age 57 of Oak Ridge, passed away May 07, 2017 in Claxton.  He is survived by parents Dora Davis Gibson & Thomas H. Gibson who were longtime residents of Oak Ridge now living in Claxton.  Matthew leaves his two sisters, Janette Gibson and Rhonda Gibson Miller.  Two …

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