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Parks in Focus at ORPL

The art exhibit at the Oak Ridge Public Library for the month of July is Parks in Focus®, a photo display presented by the National Park Service. In September 2016, the National Park Service partnered with the Udall Foundation to launch the Parks in Focus® initiative in Tennessee to introduce Oak …

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Anna Bess Cannon Hammock, 100

Anna Bess Cannon Hammock passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Lookout Mountain, GA.  She was born on August 3rd, 1916 to Newt Cannon and Mary Ward Cannon in Hickman County in western Kentucky.  The first of three girls, she graduated from Shiloh High and attended Murray State University, graduating in …

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Cecil Meade, age 96, of LaFollette

Cecil Meade, age 96, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. She was of the Baptist faith and retired from Chrysler in Michigan. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur Meade; parents, James Jessie Craig & Rhoda Sweat Craig; brothers, Donnie, Ed, Jesse, and Dennis Craig; sisters, Perry Craig, Gracie …

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Charles “Ed” Sharpe, age 70, of Andersonville

Charles “Ed” Sharpe, age 70, of Andersonville passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  Ed was a member of the United States Marine Corps having served his country in the Vietnam War.  Throughout his life he loved fishing, hunting, and training Labrador retrievers.  Ed will be remembered by his family …

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ACSD investigates after home shot at

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after the resident of a home on Hillvale Road called 911 Sunday night to report that someone had shot at the house. The alleged victim told deputies that she lives above the garage of a home in the 500 block of Hillvale Road …

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ACSD arrests man on warrant, new drug charges

A wanted man was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant on Sunday after a traffic stop in which he picked up new charges as well. Anderson County Deputy Zach Bates reported that while he had been on patrol Sunday afternoon near Rocky Top, he spotted a vehicle turn from …

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