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William L. Dake “Bill,” 79

William L.Dake “Bill” passed away July 26, 2018. On his 79th birthday, his gift was a reunion with his preceded family. Parents Holland and Velma Dake, Brother, Mono Dake. Survived by wife Jane, children Lisa Dake, William and Melanie Dake. And grandson Brandon Dake (The absolute favorite grandchild). The visitation …

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Unemployment increases in all 95 Tennessee counties

(TDLWD press release) The unemployment rate for each of Tennessee’s 95 counties increased in June 2018, according to data released Thursday by Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips. Unlike the statewide unemployment rate, county unemployment rates are not seasonally adjusted to account for seasonal fluctuations …

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OR Turnpike lane closure to remain in effect

The city of Oak Ridge wants motorists to be aware that the outside eastbound lane of Oak Ridge Turnpike from Lafayette Drive to East Division Road will remain closed as work continues on the Intersection Improvement Project. The lane closure will be in effect on weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5:30 …

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Smokies snap nine-game skid with 7-3 win

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies snapped their nine-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the Birmingham Barons on Thursday in Birmingham. Tennessee jumped out to an early lead in the first inning. With two outs and no one on base, Zack Short hit a double to right field. Yasiel …

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Free Beer Night at Smokies Stadium August 22nd

(Tennessee Smokies release) The Smokies have announced that the team will be hosting a Free Beer Night on Wednesday, August 22, 2018. With the purchase of a ticket and a 2018 refillable Smokies mason jar, fans will be able to enjoy free draft beer from first pitch until the opposing team …

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