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State sees 6 years of economic growth

Six years of year-over-year growth coupled with historically low unemployment rates indicate Tennessee’s economy won’t slow down anytime soon, according to a report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 9,326 new entity filings in the third quarter of 2017, representing a 4.8 percent increase compared to the …

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ACSD warns residents of jury duty scam

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has one again received reports of a familiar scam making the rounds in the county, namely the jury duty scam we have reported on before. Residents of the Oak Ridge area have received calls from someone saying that they have missed jury duty and that …

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Roger Raymond York Jr., age 32 of Knoxville

Roger Raymond York Jr., age 32 of Knoxville, TN passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in Clinton, TN.  Roger was a very caring lovable person.  He loved children, his mother Connie York and brother David Vail.  Roger enjoyed helping his grandmother Betty York. He enjoyed drawing and tatooing. Roger …

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MENCS: Truex caps magical year with win, series title

(MRN) Martin Truex Junior continued his post-season domination of mile-and-a-half ovals on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, holding off a late charge from Kyle Busch to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and claim his first Monster Energy Series championship. Truex won four of the five playoff races run on intermediate-sized ovals …

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XFS: Custer a first-time winner, rookie Byron wins title

(MRN) Stewart-Haas Racing’s Cole Custer capped his rookie season with his first victory on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway while fellow freshman William Byron finished third, which was enough for him to claim the 2017 championship. Custer started second but quickly moved to the front of the field and led all …

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CWTS: Briscoe wins race, Bell claims first title

(MRN) Rookie Chase Briscoe took his final lead of the night early in the final stage and kept his Number-29 Brad Keselowski Racing Ford in front over the final thirty-nine laps to claim victory on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, while Christopher Bell rode home in second place, which was enough …

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ORPD probing shots fired at home

Oak Ridge Police are investigating after shots were reported to have been fired at a home on West Bryn Mawr Circle early Wednesday morning. The incident occurred shortly before 3 am last Wednesday, according to police, and no one was injured. Bullet holes were reportedly found on the front of …

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