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Smokies notch win in opener of season’s final series

(Tennessee Smokies’ game summary) Vimael Machin drove in two key runs and the Tennessee Smokies (55-80, 22-44) bats tallied for 12 total hits to seal a 4-3 game one win over the Mobile BayBears (49-83, 22-42) Thursday night at Hank Aaron Stadium.  The Smokies scored first in the ballgame for …

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Ira Salemo, age 72 of Caryville

Ira Salemo, age 72 of Caryville, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. He grew up in New Jersey, then served in the U.S. Army from the age of 18 until he retired from the U.S. Army Reserves. Ira loved truck driving. He took pride in graduating from Roane State …

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Community Craft Fair in Knoxville

Crosswalk Community Church at 2131 East Governor John Sevier Highway in Knoxville will host a Community Craft Fair on Saturday, September 28th, from 10 am to 3 pm. The event will feature something for everyone, including indoor crafts and outdoor games for kids, bouncy toys and loads of supervised fun. …

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WYSH Sports Crew has you covered all weekend

Another sports-filled weekend gets started on WYSH Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 with the Week 2 edition of the Powell Brothers Dragon Wagon Sports Talk program. The WYSH Sports Crew will be at Powell Brothers Mechanical Contractors in Clinton this afternoon getting you ready for football, NASCAR and more! …

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TBI, Rockwood PD announce arrest in shooting death

The TBI announced Wednesday that its agents, along with investigators from the Rockwood Police Department, arrested a man in connection to a fatal shooting early Tuesday morning. As we have previously reported, 19-year-old George Donald Fleagle II was found with a gunshot wound to the chest at a home on …

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Warrant served, arrests made

Wednesday afternoon, agents of the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the LaFollette Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at a home on North 11th Street in LaFollette. The raid, which also included deputies from the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, came about following what authorities described as a …

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Volunteer opportunities at state parks

(Tennessee State Parks press release) Tennessee State Parks will host volunteer events in September as part of First Lady Maria Lee’s Monthly Service Challenge through her Tennessee Serves initiative.  “There are many ways to serve, and our parks are providing great ways to participate in this effort,” First Lady Lee …

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Hands Free ‘grace period’ is over

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is warning drivers to make sure they are in compliance with the new hands-free law that went into effect on July 1st, because the agency is now going to start cracking down on violators. THP made the announcement Wednesday it is ending any ‘grace period’ from enforcement …

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Harriman PD investigating woman’s death

Harriman Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was brought to Roane Medical Center on Tuesday. Authorities say that a group of people brought the lifeless body of 54-year-old Evelyn Nolan to the emergency room at Roane Medical Center on Tuesday. Those individuals have been identified by …

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