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Smokies knock off Generals in series opener, 8-7

(Tennessee Smokies)  In the first game back at Smokies Stadium since the All-Star break, the Smokies’ offense produced eight runs on 11 hits to beat the Generals 8-7. Tennessee got things going early on, scoring seven of its eight runs in the first and second inning. In the bottom of …

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Danny “Duane” Adcock, of Coalfield

On Monday, June 26, 2017, Danny “Duane” Adcock, of Coalfield, passed away suddenly at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Blaine “Toop” & Lorene Adcock and Charles & Gertrude Gardener, uncles Ross Adcock, Gary Phillips, Homer Phillips, & Gary Braden, and …

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Rockwood man struck while riding bike

A Rockwood man was injured Tuesday night when he was struck while riding his bike across North Gateway Avenue. BBB-TV reports that Robert Young was transported to UT Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the 7:30 pm incident. Rockwood Police report that Young and a juvenile believed to …

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Follow-Up: More on Protomet expansion

Oak Ridge-based Protomet will expand, but not in Oak Ridge as originally planned. In early 2016, the now-20-year-old company announced it would be expanding its Oak Ridge operation and adding up to 200 new jobs over the next five years. The company purchased 20 acres of land next to its …

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Ex-Campbell attorney sentenced in theft case

Former Lafollette attorney and Councilman Wes Hatmaker was sentenced to 14 years behind bars after pleading guilty last month to stealing money from his clients. In May, Hatmaker pleaded guilty to two counts of theft over $10,000 and four counts of theft over $60,000, and on Tuesday was sentenced by …

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