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Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

Reminder: AMSE Flat Top House ready to move

The historic flat top house that has been at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) since 2008 will be moved to the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge on October 2. The Children’s Museum offered to give the flat top a new home when AMSE announced its move. The flat top house …

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HSFB polls released; AC still #2, OR now #3

The AP Tennessee high school football polls for this week were released on Monday, and once again, East Tennessee is well-represented. In Class 4A, Greeneville remains #1 with Anderson County just one spot behind at #2. In Class 5A, Fulton is atop the poll, with Oak Ridge back up to …

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Tennova plans emergency response exercise in LaFollette Wednesday

Between 9 am and 12 noon Wednesday September 19th, Tennova Healthcare will stage an emergency response training exercise that will involve several emergency agencies. Among those who will be responding to the scene and participating in the drill, are the LaFollette Police Department, LaFollette Fire Department, Campbell County Emergency Management …

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DOE, ORNL emergency response exercise Wednesday

Emergency responders from the Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, along with state and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency exercise on Wednesday, September 19th. The public may observe emergency responders simulating response activities in the area surrounding the Oak Ridge Reservation, according to a press release.  …

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THP: One killed, three hurt in Roane wreck

A two-car accident Sunday night in Harriman killed one person and left three others injured. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that the accident happened shortly before 9 pm Sunday on North Roane Street–Highway 27–in Harriman. The accident report indicates that 76-year-old Joyce Branam of Harriman had been driving north in …

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Laura (Sharp) Gilliam-age 84 of Lake City

Laura (Sharp) Gilliam-age 84 of Lake City went to be with the Lord on September 14, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born January 19, 1934 to Russell and Alice Sharp. She was preceded in death by both parents, a son Johnny Lee Gilliam, brothers Russell …

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Wilma Parker Bell, age 88, of Ten Mile

Wilma Parker Bell, age 88, of Ten Mile, Tennessee went to her Heavenly home on September 14th, 2018.  She was born March 13, 1930 in Alexandria, North Carolina.  Her love for travel took her all over the United States exploring the National Parks, Indian reservations, and numerous natural wonders.  If it wasn’t somewhere …

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JUST IN: Riverside Drive to close TUESDAY Sept. 18th as part of bridge project

Blalock Construction has notified the City of Clinton that Riverside Drive will be closed between South Seivers Blvd. (State Route 61) and Meadowbrook Street, beginning early Tuesday morning September 18th. For the next three years, motorists trying to reach the Riverside/Riverbend areas will need to use one of four alternate routes: Meadowbrook Street, Willow …

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TBI probing Morgan death

The TBI is investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal shooting early Sunday in Morgan County’s Deer Lodge community. Preliminary indications are that a 12-year-old shot and killed a man believed to be his father, according to District Attorney General Russell Johnson’s office. at a home on Twin Bridge …

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