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Smokies blast Blue Wahoos, 9-3

(Tennessee Smokies game summary) The Tennessee Smokies (23-22) defeated the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (28-18) 9-3 Wednesday night at Smokies Stadium. The Smokies blew the game open in the fourth after sending 11 to the plate and scoring five runs. The Smokies began the game with three straight singles to right …

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Spring Fling in full swing

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT @ MURFREESBORO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 22nd: AAA…Farragut 8 Summitt 7…The Admirals rallied from five runs down in the final two innings, and capped their comeback with a walk-off base hit in the bottom of the 7th. The Admirals face Bartlett this afternoon in a winner’s bracket …

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NASCAR HoF Class of 2020 announced

(NASCAR press release/MRN) NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The five-person group – the 11th since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010 – consists of Buddy Baker, Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Tony Stewart and Waddell Wilson. …

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CCSO: Search warrant follows drug probe

Wednesday, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, along with officers from the Jacksboro Police Department, executed a search warrant at a home on Connor Street following an investigation into allegation sof illegal drug sales. According to a Sheriff’s Office press release, the raid occurred at the home of 23-year-old …

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ORT: Two businesses expected to open soon

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, two new businesses are expected to open in Oak Ridge in the next few months. Construction is already underway at the future home of a new Planet Fitness near the old KMart building on South Illinois Avenue. While no firm opening date …

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Campbell, Morgan, Roane receive school bus grants

(TDEC press release) The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced that 39 entities will receive $8,854,685.42 in grant funding to support school bus replacement projects across Tennessee. Locally, this includes Campbell, Morgan and Roane counties. The competitive grant program, which is the state’s first grant program funded …

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James H. (Hershell) Disney, age 83 of Powell

James H. (Hershell) Disney, age 83 of Powell, passed away early Wednesday morning, May 22, 2019.  He is survived by his loving wife, Beverly of 63 years.  Hershell was an avid sports fan of the Tennessee Vols and Atlanta Braves.  He was a loving grandfather to five grandchildren.  He worked …

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Spring Fling underway

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS, TUESDAY, MAY 21st: AAA…Farragut 4 Bartlett 2–Farragut vs. Summitt, Wednesday in winner’s bracket game. AA…Loudon 4 Sequatchie County 0–Loudon vs. Forrest, Wednesday, winner’s bracket. AA…Covington 6 Pigeon Forge 3—Pigeon Forge vs. Elizabethton in elimination game on Wednesday. HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS, TUESDAY, …

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