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Car, ambulance collide in OR

A crash involving a car and an ambulance last week in Oak Ridge damaged both vehicles, but did not injure anyone. The crash occurred shortly before 9:45 Thursday morning on Oak Ridge Turnpike, near California Avenue. Oak Ridge Police say that both vehicles had been traveling east on the Turnpike …

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Smokies drop final road game of 2018, 9-5

(Tennessee Smokies) The Montgomery Biscuits defeated the Tennessee Smokies 9-5 on Tuesday in Montgomery. Tennessee’s offense was unable to keep up in the final road game of the year. P.J. Higgins opened the scoring in the top of the first inning, as he reached on a fielding error and Wynton …

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ORFD: Sprinklers extinguish fire at NHC

According to the Oak Ridge Fire Department, crews responded to a fire alarm caused by water flowing from sprinklers at NHC Healthcare on Laboratory Road early Friday morning. The first unit on scene reported that an employee had seen fire coming from a clothes dryer and then water flowing in …

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Chamber’s Meredith receives statewide award

Rick Meredith, President of the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce was named by The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives as the Chamber Executive of the Year at their annual meeting held in Clarksville. The award was presented by Suzie Lusk, Associate Vice President of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce.

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Janice Lyn Stringfield, age 53 of Heiskell

Janice Lyn Stringfield, age 53 of Heiskell passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. She was born May 6, 1965 in Knoxville, TN to the late John and Virginia Clark.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Wayne Stringfield. She is survived by: …

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James “Jimmie” Gault, age 84 of Claxton

James “Jimmie” Gault, age 84 of Claxton passed away on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Shannondale Home in Knoxville.  She was born January 18, 1934 to the late Ivy and Josephine Gault.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by the love of her life who …

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