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Clinton Blaze tryouts set

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This story has been updated to reflect that there will only be one (1) tryout session for each team, with boys’ tryouts scheduled for September 6th and girls’ tryouts scheduled for September 11th.  We apologize for any confusion) The Clinton City School system, as part of its efforts …

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Dove season opens September 1st

(TWRA) Dove season opens on Friday, Sept. 1 at noon (local time), the annual start of one of Tennessee’s most long-standing outdoor sports traditions. Tennessee’s 2017 season is again divided into three segments: Sept. 1 through Sept. 28; Oct. 14 through Nov. 5; and Dec. 8 through Jan. 15, 2018. …

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Bote, Vosler named Southern League Postseason All-Stars

(Tennessee Smokies) Tuesday afternoon the Southern League announced its Postseason All-Stars for the 2017 regular season. Among the honorees were two Tennessee Smokies players including second baseman David Bote, and third baseman Jason Vosler. The award marks the second year in a row in which two Smokies players have received …

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Barons blank Smokies, 7-0, even series

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies fell to the Birmingham Barons 7-0 on Tuesday night, making the series even at two games apiece. Duane Underwood Jr. got the ball for Tennessee as he went six innings giving up nine hits and four earned runs. Preston Morrison would come in for relief duties in …

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Car vs. bicycle sends one to hospital

A 19-year-old man was injured Tuesday afternoon in a car vs. bicycle collision in Lafollette. The incident happened on South 5th Street near the former home of West Lafollette Elementary School at around 1:30 when the northbound bicyclist and the southbound car collided, throwing the rider off his bike. The …

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ORSSAB recommends OR clean-up priorities

A federal board has recommended five cleanup priorities for the Oak Ridge Reservation that they say need to be focused upon in the next federal budget cycle. The recommendations were made by the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board, a federally appointed citizens’ panel that provides independent advice and recommendations to …

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