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Roane man charged after being found unconscious on needles

A Roane County man was charged with two counts of child endangerment Monday afternoon after allegedly falling asleep while surrounded by needles near his children. The Roane County Sheriff’s Office says that 29-year-old Ronnie Lynn Green’s two-year-old child and his dog walked to a neighbor’s house on Harriman Highway and …

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ORT: Man indicted in 2016 bat attack

An Anderson County man was indicted on a charge of attempted murder after allegedly beating another man in the head, arms, and back with a baseball bat at a car wash in Oliver Springs in the summer of 2016, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. 53-year-old Clayton Perry …

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Two arrested on warrants after traffic stop

A traffic stop Friday resulted in two people being taken into custody on outstanding warrants. Officer Dustin Hensley reported that he had been running radar on South Seivers Boulevard when he clocked a Ford ranger doing 50 miles an hour in a 35-mile-per-hour zone and pulled the driver over. The …

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OR Blueprint Effort continues March 29

(Oak Ridge press release) The City of Oak Ridge’s Community Development Department is continuing the Oak Ridge City Blueprint effort with a discussion focused on the Jackson Square, Midtown/West Side Mixed Use and two additional subareas. An open house will be held from 5:30 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, March 29, …

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TDOT working to repair potholes

(TDOT press release) Winter weather extremes lead to an increase in potholes on state highways and bridges.  Potholes form when moisture seeps into cracks in the pavement, then freezes and thaws causing the cracks to expand.  The constant pounding of traffic loosens the pavement which causes it to crumble, creating …

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ORCB ‘April Showers’ Concert April 15th

On Sunday, April 15th, the Oak Ridge Community Band & Wind Ensemble presents its “April Showers” Concert at 3:30 pm at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center. Featuring a program of challenging classical, swing, jazz, and show tunes, the musical lineup is geared to entertain all ages. Admission …

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