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ORT: OR BOE member steps down

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, Oak Ridge Board of Education member Paige Marshall resigned from the school board on Thursday. Marshall and her family are moving to North Carolina for a new job. Elected in November 2014, Marshall’s four-year term expires this November, when there are three …

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Clinton man injured in Solway motorcycle crash

A Clinton man was injured last week in a motorcycle accident in Solway. 47-year-old Robert Wood of Clinton was headed east on a motorcycle last Tuesday at around 9:15 am when a car driven by a Knoxville woman pulled into his path as she tried to turn on to Pellissippi …

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Akagi retiring as OR Police Chief

The Oak Ridge City Manager’s Office announced Friday that Police Chief Jim Akagi will retire effective October 20th. Akagi has been Police Chief since July 1, 2011. During his tenure, a city press release says “James Akagi led the police department and its 64 sworn members as the chief law …

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Patrice Anne Kile, 71

Patrice Anne Kile, 71 years old, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, following a lengthy illness. Patrice was the oldest of seven children born to Dr. James C. Kile, Jr. and Grace Spengler Kile, who preceded her in death. Patrice was born …

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John Wesley Hagan, age 86 of Powell

John Wesley Hagan, age 86 of Powell, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. He was born May 9, 1932 in Nashville, TN to the late Alfred and Mary Hagan. He was a deacon of Grove Heights Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN. In addition to his parents, he is also …

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First 2018 Football Round-Up

Checking middle school football results, the Clinton Hawks are 3-0 after they blew past Concord Thursday, 32-0. Andrew Meier scored three times on the ground on runs of 57, 12 and 55 yards, and on just six carries, churned out 166 yards. All the scoring took place in the first …

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CCSO raid yields drugs, cash

Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins says his department’s SWAT team, along with members of other area law enforcemetn agenices “knocked the door down” at the home of James Norris on Glade Springs Road in LaFollette early Thursday morning as investigators served a search warrant. The raid was conducted by members …

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State: Clinton City Schools excel in student growth

(Clinton City Schools) For the past several weeks, a variety of accountability data, both district and school-based, has been released from the Tennessee Department of Education regarding student results on the annual TN Ready assessment. There are two main areas of accountability – achievement and student growth. Achievement is the …

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