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CWTS: Busch leads way at Martinsville

Kyle Busch had to work overtime Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, driving away from John Hunter Nemechek on the day’s final restart to claim his forty-fifth career victory but first as a driver on the half-mile Virginia oval. Busch won there four times before as a team owner but had …

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SCS: Kyle Busch completes weekend sweep

Kyle Busch dominated the second half of Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, leading all but twelve of the final 260 laps to notch his first Sprint Cup victory of the season. The defending Cup Series champion swept the weekend on the Virginia half-mile, also winning Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series …

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Calhoun’s coming to OR waterfront

It appears that the mystery of which Copper Cellar-owned restaurant will be opening soon on the Oak Ridge waterfront. Calhoun’s has applied for a beer permit for the former home of the Flatwater Grill and more recently, Riverside Grille. That permit application will be considered by the city’s Beer Board …

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Meth lab found in OR apartment

Wednesday in Oak Ridge, officers with the Seventh Judicial District Crime Task Force serving a warrant discovered what officials called an active meth lab inside an apartment on Tusculum Drive. Two residents of Apartment C at 197 Tusculum were decontaminated at the scene and taken into custody and a third …

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Army National Guard aids rangers in Park rescue

At 2:14 pm on March 30, Great Smoky Mountains National Parks Emergency Communication Center received a phone call from a hiker located along Mt. Cammerer Trail.  The individual reported that his hiking partner, Kenneth McGinnis, age 66, of Powell TN was experiencing physical distress and was unable to continue hiking …

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