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J.C. Copeland, age 83, of Lake City

J.C. Copeland, age 83, of Lake City, Tennessee passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018. He was born in Coal Creek, Tennessee on March 30, 1935. His parents were Austin and Martha Day Copeland. J. C. enjoyed the Flea Markets at Crossville and Tazewell.  J.C. is survived by his children: …

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James “Jim” Rucker Jr., age 73, of Lake City

James “Jim” Rucker Jr., age 73, of Lake City, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at the Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center in Andersonville. Jim was born February 6, 1945 in LaFollette, Tennessee to the late James M. Rucker Sr. and Gertrude Reed Rucker. He was of the …

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Clinton bridge project to begin September 17th

Wednesday afternoon, a pre-construction meeting for the project to replace the Lewallen Bridge in Clinton was held at TDOT’s Regional Office in Knoxville. Contractor Blalock and Sons Construction announced during the meeting that traffic warning signs marking the project will be installed next week, with the project officially getting started …

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TDEC holding mobile waste collection event in Oak Ridge

(TDEC) The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Anderson, Monroe, Montgomery and Putnam Counties on Saturday, Sept. 15. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 346,000 Tennessee households have properly disposed of more than 22 million pounds of material. “Our goal is …

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TDEC announces $470K grant for Rocky Top wastewater improvements

(TDEC) Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Dr. Shari Meghreblian today announced that the City of Rocky Top has been approved to receive an approximate $470,000 low-interest loan for wastewater infrastructure improvements. “Clean water and improved infrastructure are necessities for our communities,” said Haslam. …

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Safety Fest TN next week in Oak Ridge

Safety Fest TN is next week in Oak Ridge. Safety Fest TN is an annual community event that offers more than 90 free safety classes and demonstrations to residents and companies. Safety Fest TN is scheduled from September 10-14. This year’s training classes will be offered at Y-12’s New Hope Center, ORAU’s …

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RAM announces services for Stan Brock

A celebration of life service for Stan Brock, the founder and president of Remote Area Medical, will be held on September 27 at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium, according to the organization. The service will begin at 6 pm and RAM says that Brock requested that donations be made in his memory …

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