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Weekend hoops preview

Thursday night, the Campbell County Lady Cougars improved to 11-0 as they knocked off visiting William Blount, 51-44. In the nightcap, the William Blount boys kept the Cougars winless on the season with a 54-40 victory. Friday features Anderson County at Oak Ridge, Oliver Springs at Coalfield, Powell at Central, …

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Verlia Stinson, age 80 of Clinton

Verlia Stinson, age 80 of Clinton passed away at her residence on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 and joined her parents, James Phillips Nash and Cassie Geneva Hall in heaven.  She had made Jesus her Savior at an early age and was a member of Blowing Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Verlia …

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Fred Gray Childress, Sr., 91, of Norris

     Fred Gray Childress, Sr., ninety-one years old of Norris, Tennessee, joined his precious son, Fred, Jr. in heaven on December 11, 2018. He was delivered by his father, one of Kingsport’s first doctors, on July 12, 1927 in the Cooks Valley community of Kingsport, Tennessee. In 1945, he joined …

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Local leaders recognized for efforts to land TCAT

During last Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new TCAT facility in the I-75 Industrial Park, the coalition of local organizations that helped land the highly-sought-after school received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from the College System of Tennessee. The award was presented to the Anderson County Coalition, which …

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Kingston Council votes to pursue legal action in spill

Tuesday night, members of the Kingston City Council met in a closed-door executive session with the city attorney Sandy McPherson to discuss whether or not to join the Roane County government’s pending legal action against Jacobs Engineering concerning the 2008 coal ash spill from TVA’s Kingston Fossil Plant. The ash …

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Waste Connections holiday schedule

In observance of Christmas Day,Tuesday, December 25th, Waste Connection of Tennessee’s local office will be closed and the trash and recycling pick ups will run on a one day delay. For example, Tuesday’s services will run on Wednesday, Wednesday’s services will run on Thursday, and soon through the rest of the week. …

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