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Chicken truck crashes in Oak Ridge

A tractor-trailer carrying about 6,500 chickens overturned on South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge on Monday night. According to an Oak Ridge Police Department press release, several of the holding pens broke free from the truck and an unknown number of chickens were lost, although it does not specify if …

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CHS grad, Clinton native recognized by US Navy

(NETC press release) A 2010 Clinton High School graduate and Clinton, Tennessee, native was announced as a 2018 Sailor of the Year (SOY) finalist for Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) in Pensacola at a ceremony on board Naval Air Station Pensacola at the National Naval Aviation Museum Dec. 5. …

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Vote on revised MSOR plans rescheduled

A possible vote on the proposed revisions to the plans for the next phase of the Main Street Oak Ridge project by the Oak Ridge Council was postponed Monday night after winter weather in South Carolina prevented representatives of the developer, RealtyLink, from attending the scheduled meeting. The Council will …

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Dragons sweep Coalfield; rest of weekend scores

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES FRIDAY Clinton girls 59 Coalfield 54…Clinton improved to 5-3 with a non-District win at home over Coalfield behind 19 points from Danyel Joy and 15 from Kinley Martin. Clinton boys 82 Coalfield 57…Chase Lockard tied a CHS single-game record by hitting nine three-pointers on his way …

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LaFollette man dies after stabbing

LaFollette Police are investigating the stabbing death of a man that occurred Saturday night. Dispatchers were notified of a reported stabbing shortly before 9:15 pm Saturday and officers and EMTs arrived at the home on South Cumberland to find 30-year-old Billy Ray Partin Jr. suffering from a stab wound to …

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Ground broken on Blankenship renovations

(OR press release) The City of Oak Ridge and Oak Ridge Schools held a ceremonial groundbreaking at Blankenship Field on Friday, December 7, to celebrate the start of renovations. Excavation of the field began earlier in the week.Installation of the artificial turf is expected to be complete by April 30, 2019, in …

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Powell man arrested on drug charges

(ACSD release) A Powell man was arrested Thursday, December 6th, on multiple charges of Possession of Schedule II with intent to sale. Thursday, agents from the Anderson County 7th Judicial Crime Task Force conducted surveillance in the vicinity of the Bread Box gas station on Edgemoor Road in the Claxton …

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