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Blue Cross Bowl games to be televised

The 2015 BlueCross Bowl Championships will stream live on the NFHS Network and air live on a Statewide Television Network. Locally, you will be able to watch all of this weekend’s championship games on MyVLT. Games will also be available (live and on-demand) on the NFHS Network at http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/associations/tssaa.  A …

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OR’s Higgins among Mr. Football winners

(TSSAA) Tennessee’s best high school football players for 2015 were recognized at the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards luncheon hosted by the Tennessee. More than 400 people, including the honorees, their families, coaches, school administrators and members of the media from all parts of the state, attended the 2015 luncheon …

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High School Football Playoff semifinals November 27th

High School Football Playoff semifinals November 27th 6A: Maryville 27 Oakland 13…Maryville vs. Ravenwood Saturday for state title 5A: Sevier County 42 Rhea County 28…Sevier County vs. Independence for state title Friday 4A: Catholic 54 Marshall County 35…Catholic vs. Pearl Cohn Saturday for state title 3A: Alcoa 42 Notre dame …

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ATV wreck injures 2 teens

(Information from Oak Ridge Today) Two Oliver Springs teenagers were injured in a two-vehicle ATV crash in Coalfield on Friday afternoon, and one of them was flown to a hospital by a medical helicopter that landed in Oliver Springs. The teenager flown to the hospital was a 14-year-old who had been …

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6 businesses cited in beer sting

Over the last two weeks, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with the Rocky Top Police Department, the Oliver Springs Police Department, and Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention of Anderson County (ASAP), conducted compliance checks of local businesses who sell beer. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Special Operations Unit and …

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State, AC unemployment falls

County unemployment rates for October 2015, released today, show the rates decreased in 90 counties, increased in four, and remained the same in one county. Specific county information for October is available on the Internet; http://www.tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates,_Oct_15.pdf.Davidson County had the state’s lowest major metropolitan rate in October at 4.2 percent, down …

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OS brush fire likely caused by hunters

A brush fire on Walden Ridge just outside downtown Oliver Springs was most likely deliberately set, according to state Forestry officials. Smoke was spotted in the area shortly before 2 pm Tuesday and crews from the State Division of Forestry responded as did firefighters from Oliver Springs, Blair and Marlow …

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