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Siblings perish in Roane wreck

A single-vehicle accident Wednesday night in Roane County killed a brother and sister, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Alexander Evans investigated the crash, which occurred shortly before 9 pm on Interstate 40 East at mile marker 350. Evans’ report indicates that 32-year-old Theodore Kalnasy Jr. of Kingston had …

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ORICL announces Winter, Spring sign-ups

The Oak Ridge Institute for Continued Learning announces that registration for its winter/spring term will open on January 2, 2018. ORICL is a not-for-profit organization offering a full catalog of classes, field trips, and other activities for area residents of all backgrounds and education levels. Tuition costs are $80 for …

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William (Bill) Milton Newby, age 70, of Kingston

William (Bill) Milton Newby, age 70, of Kingston, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Park West Medical Center. He was born February 17, 1947 in Athens, Alabama, moving to Kingston at an early age. He was a graduate of Roane County High School and went on to join the …

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Norman Foust, age 88, of Heiskell

Norman Foust, age 88, of Heiskell, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born on April 18, 1929 to the late Siegel and Bertha Melton Foust. Norman was a Veteran of the United States Army and later retired from University of Tennessee AgResearch and then …

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Holiday hoops ramping back up to close out 2017

With Christmas now behind us and the new year just around the corner, high school basketball action will ramp back up beginning today. The Renasant Bank Classic at Maryville High School will feature the Anderson County boys taking on Gallatin as well as Powell against White County in the afternoon …

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New state laws take effect January 1st

With a new year starting on Monday, several new laws will go into effect in Tennessee. While some of the new laws will not impact citizens’ daily lives, there are a few that will. Here’s a breakdown of those laws: Cell Phones in School Zones This law makes talking on …

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