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Woman pleads guilty in daughter’s death

A Campbell County woman entered a plea this week in connection to the death of her 3-year-old daughter in 2014. 33-year-old Amber Lee Orton pleaded guilty to one charge of aggravated child neglect after authorities said she failed to act to protect her daughter, Gabriella, from the physical abuse she …

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Wilma Jean Irwin, age 89, of Clinton

Wilma Jean Irwin, age 89, of Clinton passed away on November 15, 2017 at Norris Health and Rehab.  Wilma was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was born May 10, 1928 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Tate and Mandy Elliott. The family will have a memorial service held at …

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Thursday high school hoops action

The high school basketball season began this week and several area teams will be in action Thursday. The Clinton Lady Dragons head to Knoxville for a girls-only game at Catholic. Loudon visits Anderson County, while Oliver Springs travels to Lenoir City, Coalfield plays host to Cumberland Gap and Wartburg visits …

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MMC, SEIU add another day to negotiate

While Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge and the union representing over 800 hospital workers failed to reach agreement on a new contract by the end of the day Wednesday, the already-once-extended deadline, they did agree to an additional day of negotiations on Monday November 20th. The existing contract between …

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Oak Ridge Senior Advisory Board work session

(Oak Ridge press release) The Oak Ridge Senior Advisory Board will be holding a work session meeting on Monday, November 20th at noon in the gymnasium of the Oak Ridge Civic Center. The Board will be discussing the layout of the billiards room in the new senior center design project. …

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