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Lady Mavs bounce CHS; Boys in action Friday

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL D3AAA GIRLS TOURNAMENT at KARNS (Thursday) Anderson County 66 Clinton 51: Anderson County hit 12 three-pointers as they pulled away in the second half to eliminate Clinton and advance to a Saturday night semifinal with #1 seed Campbell County at 7:30 at Karns as well as next …

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TVA votes to close Bull Run by end of 2023

The TVA Board of Directors Thursday morning voted unanimously to close the Bull Run Fossil Plant in Claxton by the end of 2023. Opened in 1967, Bull Run employs approximately 130 people, some of whom may be able to retire, while others, according to the utility, will be given assistance …

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ACSD identifies fire victims

Thursday, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department identified the two people who died in a Wednesday afternoon fire on Scott Brogan Lane outside Rocky Top and the woman who was injured. The Sheriff’s Office says that the two people killed were 64-year-old Gregory Paul Gremillion and his sister-in-law, 54-year-old Sharon Dee …

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TDOT: Timeframe extended on Highway 116 repairs

(TDOT press release) Motorists traveling in Anderson County should be aware of upcoming roadway repairs that will affect traffic on State Route 116 (New River Highway) near the Briceville Community.  On Thursday, February 7, a slide occurred on State Route 116 near mile marker 9.4, which closed the roadway for …

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Roane Choral Society to present ‘Jazz Fest’

The Roane Choral Society will present “Jazz Fest” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in the Princess Theatre, Harriman.  Other performers include the Society’s Children’s Choir, Music in Education Grant winners, and members of the University of Tennessee Jazz faculty.  Admission is by donation.  See www.roanechoralsociety.org for more information.

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Stormwater sewer monitoring in Oak Ridge

(Oak Ridge press release) Stormwater sewer monitoring will take place within the City of Oak Ridge from February through June 2019. The Stormwater Management Team is currently working to identify and eliminate any potential illicit connections into the stormwater sewer system in East Fork Poplar Creek.  The City is mandated by …

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Wilbia Phillips Bunch, age 74 of Lake City

Wilbia Phillips Bunch, age 74 of Lake City, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Knoxville. She was born in Fratersville, Tennessee to the late Ike and Mary Jane Patterson Phillips on October 11, 1944. Wilbia was a member …

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Julia Holland Gasque, age 75, of Kingston

Julia Holland Gasque, age 75, of Kingston passed away suddenly Wednesday, February 12, 2019 at Roane Medical Center. She was born August 8, 1943 in Guntersville, Alabama. She loved to shop and was an avid reader. Julia had a gift for interior decorating. She enjoyed traveling, dinner parties and socializing …

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Fire kills two, injures one; investigation ongoing

A house fire outside Rocky Top killed two people and injured one other person late Wednesday afternoon. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies and fire crews from the Medford, Briceville and Andersonville Volunteer Fire departments responded to a call of a fire on Scott Brogan Lane near Rocky …

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