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Sec’y of State presenting library, archive grants

Secretary of State Tre Hargett will present grants in several East Tennessee counties this week, including in Blount, Morgan and Roane. The grants, distributed through the Tennessee State Library and Archives, will fund library technology training and microfilm reader/scanner purchases. The secretary’s Thursday, May 18, 2017, schedule includes: 3:30 – 3:50 …

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‘No risk to the public’ in OR truck incident

Authorities in Oak Ridge shut down part of the Oak Ridge Turnpike Wednesday afternoon after the driver of a truck carrying what was labeled as radioactive material became ill. Oak Ridge Fire and Police responded to the Turnpike near Newport Drive shortly before noon and when they arrived, noticed that …

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Smokies fall to Biscuits, hit road for Birmingham

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies couldn’t knock in timely runs, and lost four of five to the Biscuits in a 3-2 series finale loss. Zach Hedges took the mound for the Smokies having won five straight decisions. The right-hander ran into trouble in the third inning. The Biscuits put a …

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Man arrested with gun outside hospital

A man was arrested on Friday after he was found in the parking lot of Roane Medical Center with a loaded shotgun. Investigators say Jason Byrge was seen near the emergency room parking lot around 12:13 p.m. with a gun, allegedly making threats about shooting his girlfriend. Officers reported that Byrge appeared to be …

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Larry W. Bailey, age 66 of Andersonville

Larry W. Bailey, age 66 of Andersonville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017 at Parkwest Medical Center. Mr. Bailey is preceded in death by his parents, Plez and Juanita Bailey; wife, Gail Bailey; and sons, Kenneth and Larry Bailey, Jr. Mr. Bailey is survived by his daughter; Rhonda Bailey; …

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