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‘Smokies Service Days’ return to GSMNP

(GSMNP)  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials are excited to announce that the popular “Smokies Service Days” volunteer program will resume this month. Park staff will lead service opportunities on Saturdays beginning June 9. Individuals and groups are invited to sign up for any of the scheduled service projects that interest …

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ACSD SROs hosting LEAD Leadership Camp

(ACSD release) The School Resource Unit of the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a L.E.A.D. (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Leadership Camp at Anderson County High School from Tuesday, June 5, through Thursday, June 7.  This camp will be for students who participated in L.E.A.D. classes this school year and …

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Virgil Allen Garner Sr., age 73 of Powell

Virgil Allen Garner Sr., age 73 of Powell, TN passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at his home in Powell.  Virgil was of the Pentecostal Faith and was raised in the Blockhouse Valley area.  He enjoyed fishing and tinkering with small engines.  He was a craftsman and liked building …

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Patricia Lou Fillers, age 63, of Kingsto

Patricia Lou Fillers, age 63, of Kingston passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born May 10, 1955 in Bristol. Patricia was an avid Face- booker and Karaoke singer. She also enjoyed playing cards and was a UT Vol Fan. Her …

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XFS: Busch adds to record X-Finity Series win total

(MRN) Kyle Busch won the opening stage and led a race-high sixty-four laps to claim victory on Saturday at Pocono Raceway. However, his Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota failed post-race inspection. According to NASCAR, the left-front of the car was too high. Penalties are typically announced at mid-week. Busch started …

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Barker receives endorsements in Sheriff race

(Campaign release)  Anderson County Sheriff Republican Nominee, Russell Barker, received endorsements from his Republican Primary competitors, Lewis Ridenour and Mark “Hollywood” Whaley for the August 2nd General Election. Both, Ridenour and Whaley, will attend and speak on June 7th at the Museum of Appalachia for a campaign event for Barker. …

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