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OR to celebrate Arbor Day Friday

(Oak Ridge press release)  City of Oak Ridge officials will join the Oak Ridge Environmental Quality Advisory Board (EQAB) at the City’s 33rd Annual Arbor Day Observance on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Willow Brook Elementary School, located at 298 Robertsville Road. The ceremony also marks the 30th year …

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THP: Traffic stop yields four kilos of cocaine

(THP) On Monday, February 15, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Fall Branch Interdiction Plus Trooper Sollie Rabun stopped a vehicle on I-40 in Cocke County for a speeding violation.  Trooper Rabun interviewed the driver who showed several indicators of possible criminal activity.  Interdiction Plus Trooper William Connors was requested to assist …

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Lucas announces campaign reception

(Campaign announcement) The Mark Lucas For Sheriff campaign will be holding a reception in support of Mark Lucas on Thursday, March 1, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm, at the Claxton Community Center, 1053 Edgemoor Road (next to Bull Run Steam Plant). The community is invited.  Please join us in support of Mark Lucas …

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Roane man charged with child rape

A Roane County man is facing numerous charges after authorities say he bragged about molesting children on Facebook. 30-year-old Brian David Gann was indicted this month by a grand jury following an investigation conducted by the Roane County Sheriff’s Office, the TBI and the DA’s Drug and Violent Crime Task …

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John Daniel Raines, age 46 of Lake City

John Daniel Raines, age 46 of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 9, 1971 in LaFollette, TN. John strived to be the world’s greatest uncle. He is preceded in death by his father, James Lee Rains and step-father, Jessie …

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Jimmy Alan Leach, age 70 of Clinton

Jimmy Alan Leach, age 70 of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at his residence. Jimmy was born December 28, 1947 in Oak Ridge, TN. He was a member of the Beech Park Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. Jimmy loved computers and technology and was also a …

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