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Dragons drop pair in snow-delayed doubledip

The Clinton Dragon and Lady Dragon basketball teams headed to Powell on Wednesday night, one day later than scheduled due to snow. In the opener, the Powell Lady Panthers, who led 15-11 after the first quarter, outscored Clinton 29-5 in the second quarter to pull away and hand the Lady …

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GSMNP presents Festival of Christmas Past

(GSMNP press release) Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host the annual Festival of Christmas Past celebration this Saturday, December 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sugarlands Visitor Center.  The festival will include mountain music, traditional shape note singing, mountain craft demonstrations, carolers, and a living history walk. …

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Woman dies when tree falls on camper

A Union County woman was killed when a tree fell on her camper Tuesday night, according to authorities. The Union County Sheriff’s Office investigated the inciden, and say that a tree naturally uprooted and fell across a creek, landing on the camper where 55-year-old Brenda Whitman lived on Jerry Hollow …

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THP: Single-vehicle crash kills Harriman man

A 77-year-old Harriman man died in a single-vehicle accident in Roane County late Tuesday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that David Luttrell had been headed west just before noon Tuesday on Sugar Grove Valley Road when his Nissan pickup left the side of the road in a curve and …

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Maria Teresa Negron Irizarry, age 90, of Kingston

Maria Teresa Negron Irizarry, age 90, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman. She was born March 8, 1929 in Maricao, Puerto Rico and moved to Roane County in March of 2010, after retiring in 1996 as a Medical Transcriptionist for the Social …

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Campbell man sentenced to 36 years

A 43-year-old LaFollette man was sentenced earlier this week to 36 years in state prison following his convictions earlier this year on a host of theft charges. Vernon Lee Ivey was convicted of five counts of theft over $1000; four counts of theft less than $1000; two counts each of …

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