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Janice Ruth Young, age 87 of Clinton

Janice Ruth Young, age 87 of Clinton passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at her residence. Janice was born January 10, 1931 in Akron, Ohio to the late Lester and Susie Rearick. The family will receive friends 12:00-2:00 pm, Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services …

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High school basketball postseason update

High school basketball’s postseason continued Tuesday with the boys’ Region semifinals. The Region 2AAA semis were played at Bearden High School, and in game one, the Powell Panthers downed Maryville 65-55 in overtime, while in game two, the homestanding Bearden Bulldogs (now 35-1 and #2 in the state) eliminated Oak …

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Broadband development bill passes State Senate

(Press release) Legislation designed to spur development of broadband services to Tennessee’s rural and unserved communities passed the State Senate unanimously Monday night.  The bill, sponsored by Senate State and Local Government Committee Chairman Ken Yager (R-Kingston), amends the Rural Electric Community Services Cooperative Act to compliment the changes that were made …

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CNS: Y-12, Pantex contribute $1.1M to United way efforts

United Way contributions at the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge totaled about $1.1 million. The contributions were announced last week by Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC, the contractor that manages and operates the two sites. Contributions from employees, retirees, and the corporation were …

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Rocky Top Library a VITA site

Free tax return preparation is once again available at the Rocky Top Public Library through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance–or VITA–program. Trained volunteers can help you with special credits, such as earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit, and credits for the elderly, which you may qualify for. …

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Tri-Star Classic moves from Smokies Stadium to UT

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies have announced that the Tri-Star Classic presented by Toyota Knoxville has been moved to Lindsey Nelson Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus. The games will take place March 2-4, 2018. Due to extensive field repair this fall, the field at Smokies Stadium has not fully …

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TBI: Morgan man indicted for Fentress murder

An investigation by the TBI has resulted in the indictment of a Morgan County man on murder and arson charges. In December of last year, the TBI was called in by the 8th District Attorney General’s office to assist Tennessee Fire Protective Services and the Fentress County Sheriff’s Office in …

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Suspect in Clinton shooting arrested

Tuesday, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department announced that investigatiors had arrested the suspect in a deadly Thursday night shooting just outside Clinton. 45-year-old Christopher Lee Roberts was arrested without incident on Tuesday afternoon at a relative’s home on Ridenour Circle, where the ACSD says he was living in an outbuilding …

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Girls’ Region tournament semifinal results

High school basketball Region tournament semifinals Monday February 26th R2AAA at Bearden Oak Ridge 40 Maryville 35…Bearden 52 Campbell County 36. Championsip Wednesday: Oak Ridge at Bearden. R2AA at Alcoa Alcoa 60 Carter 53…Gatlinburg-Pittman 59 Pigeon Forge 55. Championship Wednesday: Gatlinburg-Pittman at Alcoa. R2A at Tellico Plains Tellico Plains 45 …

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