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Paul Glen Jenkins, 85, of Claxton

Paul Glen Jenkins of Claxton Tennessee passed away on January 21, 2020, at the age of 85. He was born in Heiskell Tennessee, and lived on a family farm in Claxton for 42 years. Paul retired from East Tennessee Baptist Hospital after 40 years of service.  He was presented with …

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USGS records another small Campbell quake

Parts of East Tennessee continued to shake on Tuesday, as a fourth small earthquake in three days was recorded in the same area of Campbell County. The US Geological Survey recorded a 2.4-magnitude quake in Fincastle at around 4:46 p.m. Tuesday.  There have been no reports of any injuries or …

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OR Council OKs downtown ‘vision’

Last week, the Oak Ridge City Council approved a vision for downtown Oak Ridge along the Wilson Street Corridor. The proposal was recommended by city staff and was unanimously approved by the Council. City leaders say that since Oak Ridge was originally designed without a downtown area at its heart, …

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THSO: Seat belt usage up in Tennessee

On Tuesday, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced what officials called a “significant increase” in the state’s overall seat belt usage rate when compared to previous years. The usage rate rose from 90.9 percent in 2018 to 91.75 percent in 2019, which exceeded the national rate of 90.7 percent. …

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AC Chamber hosting Annual Business Luncheon

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Business Luncheon on February 6th at the Hollingsworth Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (JA Biz Town), 2135 N Charles G Seivers Blvd, Clinton, from 11:30 am to1 pm. This annual event will feature guest speaker, Randy Boyd, the current interim president …

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Infant Haley Jeanette Humphrey of Heiskell

Infant Haley Jeanette Humphrey of Heiskell gained her angel wings on Monday, January 20, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Jeanette Harp, Frank Manning, Henry Dennis, and Jesse & Helen Humphrey.She is survived by:Parents, Matthew and Linda Humphrey of Heiskell; grandparents, David L. & Donna Humphrey …

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