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Charles Cannon, age 65, of Briceville

Charles Cannon, age 65, a resident of Briceville, passed away, Monday, May 29, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Charles was born on November 12, 1951 in Memphis, TN but lived most of his life in this area. He had a love for model cars and working on lawn mowers. He …

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Update on Friday Oak Ridge crash victims

A Corryton woman seriously injured in a fatal two-car accident in Oak Ridge last week remains hospitalized at UT Medical Center. 26-year-old Tabitha Douglas was listed in critical condition as of Tuesday at UTMC, where she was taken following Friday’s accident on South Illinois Avenue at Commerce Park Drive. One …

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Man indicted on charges connected to deadly 2016 crash

(Information from Oak Ridge Today, staff reports)  A Knoxville man has been indicted on vehicular homicide and other charges in the death of a 23-year-old Heiskell woman after a two-vehicle crash on Clinton Highway in April 2016. 27-year-old Scott Allen Gray is facing a vehicular homicide by intoxication charge as well …

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Smokies drop opener at Montgomery 8-3

(Tennessee Smokies)  The struggles against the Montgomery Biscuits continued Tuesday night in an 8-3 loss. Zach Hedges, statistically speaking, has been the best of all Smokies starting arms this season, but tonight’s outing was chalked up as his worst before the first inning was even complete. Montgomery sent 12 players …

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Frances Hooks Humphrey, age 83 of Heiskell

Frances Hooks Humphrey, age 83 of Heiskell passed away on May 29, 2017 at her residence. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Frances was born on October 20, 1933 to the late Steve and Myrtle Hooks.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by …

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XFS: Blaney passes Harvick late, wins at CMS

(MRN)  Ryan Blaney got the jump on race leader Kevin Harvick on the day’s final restart to claim victory Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway as Monster Energy Series drivers continue to dominate the early months of the 2017 X-finity Series. Cup Series drivers have now won eight of the first …

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MENCS: Dillon notches first career win at CMS

(MRN)  Jimmie Johnson’s fuel tank went dry on the next-to-last lap Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and as a result, Austin Dillon went to Victory Lane. The Richard Childress Racing driver was seemingly destined to finish second as Johnson was motoring toward what would have been his eighty-third career victory. …

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