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Barker taps Parker for Jail Chief job

Sunday night, Anderson County Sheriff-Elect Russell Barker announced that he has picked corrections veteran, Lt. Richard Parker, to serve as the new Jail Administrator, effective September 1st. Parker will succeed Avery Johnson, the longtime jail administrator who is retiring at the end of this month. According to the annoucnement, Lt. …

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OR property taxes due by Friday (8/31)

(Oak Ridge press release) The City of Oak Ridge is reminding citizens and property owners that the last day to pay taxes without penalty is Friday, August 31. Property owners who have not yet paid their tax bill should be aware that the last day tax payments can be made at …

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GSMNP announces lane closures on the Spur

(GSMNP) Great Smoky Mountains National Park maintenance crews will implement temporary, single-lane closures along both the northbound and southbound Spur between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg beginning Monday, August 27 and continuing through Thursday, August 30, for routine maintenance operations.  The roadway will remain open, but motorists should anticipate traffic delays and …

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George “Jack” Edmonds, age 76 of Andersonville

George “Jack” Edmonds, age 76 of Andersonville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Friday, August 24, 2018. He was born on March 22, 1942 to the late Elmore and Nellie Quinn Edmonds in Anderson County. He attended Beech Grove Baptist Church, which he loved. He will …

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Daryl G. Mink “Big D”, Age 64 of Knoxville

Daryl G. Mink “Big D”, Age 64 of Knoxville passed away August 23, 2018. Daryl is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Patti Mink; sons Waylon (Melanie) Mink, Austin Mink (Russell Schrimpsher) and daughter Kelly (Alex) Jenkins; grandsons Jacob, Cameron, Caden, and Landon; sisters Nancy (Jerry) Street, Diana …

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