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MENCS: Truex continues to dominate as playoffs start

(MRN) Martin Truex Junior rolled through the regular season with four wins and an eye-popping fifty-three bonus points. He opened the playoffs in much the same fashion Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, leading the final fifty-five laps and beating runner-up Chase Elliott to the checkered flag by more than seven seconds. …

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Gasoline + vacant barn = explosion

An explosion was reported Sunday evening in Oliver Springs, but no injuries or damage were reported. The explosion happened at around 7:00 pm Sunday and 911 callers reported the blast shaking their homes, some as far away as Oak Ridge. Investigators say that a man was attempting to burn an …

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Two motorcycle wrecks in Park, 1 fatal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers temporarily closed park roads for two serious motorcycle accidents on Sunday evening, September 17. At approximately 6:20 p.m., a single motorcycle accident was reported along the Foothills Parkway West between mile marker 7 and 8. An adult male rider was transported by Lifestar to the …

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Nature photos this month at OR Public Library

(Submitted)  “Nature is art,” according to Hector Moctezuma, who is exhibiting a selection of nature photographs at Oak Ridge Public Library during the month of September. With a degree in zoology from the University of Tennessee and photography training from Pellissippi State Community College, Mr. Moctezuma tries to bring the …

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Annette Graham Meadows, age 66, of Jacksboro

Annette Graham Meadows, age 66, of Jacksboro passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017. She was as Member of Forks Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Husband, Robert Meadows; Son, Travis E. Meadows; Parents, William and Bernette Davis Graham, Brother, Larry Graham. Survivors Daughter: Lisa Meadows Taylor and Husband Jessie …

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