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CWTS: Kyle Busch notches record-tying win

(MRN) Starting from the pole, Kyle Busch driving the number-51 Cessna Toyota Tundra for his own Kyle Busch Motorsports, had only one thing on his mind, win number fifty-one in the Truck Series. His win Saturday at the CWTS Gander Outdors 150 at Pocono ties NASCAR Hall Of Fame driver …

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Registration open for Branch Out events in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

(Great Smoky Mountains Association)  Cultural history, natural surroundings, park cemeteries and sweat-inducing, blood-pumping hikes. These are just a few of the topics to be explored in Great Smoky Mountains Association’s Branch Out adventures. Those interested in learning more about our country’s most visited national park are encouraged to join any …

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CHS Band hosting fundraising mattress sale

(CHS Band) Join the Clinton High  School Marching Dragon Band Saturday, August 11 from 10 am to 5 pm, for a HUGE mattress sale in the CHS Gymnasium. This unique one day fundraising event will feature quality name brands like Simmons Beautyrest and more priced below retail! Financing options will be available onsite. …

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THP, THSO, TDOT join together for “Safe on Seventy”

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and local law enforcement agencies across Tennessee in an effort to keep one of the state’s busiest roads safe.  Enforcement efforts will focus on U.S. Hwy 70 statewide. This is a …

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OR: Tennessee Avenue project to continue through November

(City of Oak Ridge) A road reconstruction project affecting Tennessee Avenue is underway and expected to continue into the fall. Adams and Sons, Inc., working under contract for the City of Oak Ridge, is reconstructing a portion of Tennessee Avenue beginning east of New York Avenue down to the intersection …

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Early voting wrapped; Election Day Thursday

Early voting for this Thursday’s county general and state and federal primary elections wrapped up over the weekend. On Friday in Anderson County, 972 people (another single-day high turnout) cast their ballots, and on Saturday, another 520 people voted, bringing the total in Anderson County to 7888 early voters, down …

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Susan Jeffers, age 72 of Clinton

Susan Jeffers, age 72 of Clinton, TN passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN.  She loved her family, grandchildren and her cat, Bitsy.  Susan also loved to read. Susan is preceded in death by her father, Loyd Caldwell, and sister, Kathy Caldwell …

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Oak Ridge Pool hours for August

The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will be extending open hours at the outdoor pool into the month of August. The schedule is as follows: ·         Monday – Friday: 100m lap swim, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.* ·         Monday – Friday: Kiddie/Shallow open swim, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.* ·         Wednesdays: After school open …

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