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AMSE building, land formally transferred to Oak Ridge

Friday morning, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch formalized an agreement to transfer the Department of Energy’s (DOE) American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) building, along with its 17.12-acres, to the City of Oak Ridge. In exchange, DOE will receive space …

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TDOT worker, struck by car on Christmas Eve, dies

A Tennessee Department of Transportation HELP Operator has died of complications resulting from injuries sustained when he was struck by a vehicle while assisting a stranded motorist on December 24. 30-year-old James Rogers was changing a flat tire for a family stranded on I-40 at mile marker 221 in Davidson …

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Bodies of plane crash victims recovered from GSMNP

Late Wednesday afternoon, the bodies of the three people killed when their single-engine Cessna 182 airplane crashed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park were recovered by park rangers and a chopper from the Tennessee Air National Guard. The plane, bound from Florida to Gatlinburg, crashed into the side of …

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New Dragon coach speaks about hire, community support

Tuesday morning, we were joined on Ask Your Neighbor by Clinton High School’s new football coach Randy McKamey. McKamey, a 1989 graduate of CHS, was hired last week to take over at his alma mater after spending 10 successful seasons at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville. While some people want …

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LaFollette PD warns of counterfeit bills

The LaFollette Police Department is warning the public about counterfeit $100 bills making the rounds in that city. On its Facebook page, officers say they have received numerous reports of counterfeit bills, distinguished from the real thing by the pink Chinese writing on the bills. Anyone with information or who comes …

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Woman ‘just out driving’ leads deputies on chase

A Maryville woman was arrested on Friday morning after leading an Anderson County Sheriff’s deputy on a pursuit down Charles Seivers Boulevard in Clinton. According to Deputy Clinton Foland’s report, he had been driving east on Seivers just before 7:40 am on Friday when he spotted a speeding car headed …

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