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CCSO probing Monday shooting

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting reported to them Monday evening in the Speedwell community. The incident occurred at around 5:30 pm Monday at a home on Walter Street and deputies found a 49-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, whose name has …

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Farmers’ Market continues in Oak Ridge

Don’t forget to stop by the Oak Ridge Farmers Market! The market has been open since April 15 in historic Jackson Square. They’re open every Saturday and added their Wednesday hours on June 7. Vendors will be set up between 8 a.m. and noon on Saturdays until later in the year. Wednesday hours are from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The farmers …

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OR touts MSOR progress, new store openings

(City of Oak Ridge)  It’s been a busy year for Main Street Oak Ridge! We broke ground on the project back on July 20, 2016. 365 days later, four new stores are open, another four are slated to open soon, and additional retail space is on the verge of being completed. …

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Students, teachers come together for STEM education

For 32 exceptional high school students and 26 middle school students, summer vacation energizes their learning. The students joined 16 teachers from across 10 Appalachian states to spend two weeks of their July summer break in high gear at a hands-on institute focused on math, science and technology. The Appalachian …

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Robert (Bob) M. Dexter age 72 of Clinton

Robert (Bob) M. Dexter age 72 of Clinton, TN, passed peacefully in his sleep after a brief battle with cancer.  He anticipated an enternity in heaven.  Bob was a member of the Knoxville Area Model Railroaders club and enjoyed many happy hours modeling. He also enjoyed karaoke at Clinton Towers where he resided. …

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County EMS director honored by ESGR group

(Submitted)  Anderson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Nathan Sweet recently was recognized as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of the Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Sweet was presented the award by Maj. Gen. John R. D’Araujo, Jr., USA Retired who serves …

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XFS: Byron wins Saturday at Indy

(MRN) Rookie William Byron passed race leader Elliott Sadler with sixteen laps remaining and kept the Number-9 Junior Motorsports Chevrolet in front the rest of the way – leading a pair of Monster Energy Series drivers to the checkered flag. Paul Menard ran second and Joey Logano third with Sadler …

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