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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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ACSD recognizes LEAD-certified students

The end of the school year saw several L.E.A.D. graduations in our elementary and middle schools.  Students in several schools completed the “Law Enforcement Against Drugs” (L.E.A.D.) “Too Good For Drugs” curriculum. “Too Good For Drugs” is program where a School Resource Officer visits a 4th grade classroom each week …

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VBS at Norris First Baptist Church

Norris First Baptist Church invites everyone to Vacation Bible School July 10th through the 14th, from 6:30 to 9 pm each night. This year’s theme is “Gadgets & Gizmos: Uniquely Wired, Wonderfully Made.” Norris First Baptist Church is located at 149 West Norris Road in Norris. For more information, call …

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Protomet to build new facility in Loudon County, remain in Oak Ridge

(State Economic and Community Development press release) Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Protomet Corporation officials announced today that the Oak Ridge-based company will invest $29.3 million to establish a new facility in Loudon County. Protomet will create 200 new jobs in …

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