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More rocks thrown on to I-40 in Roane

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is once again investigating after rocks were thrown from an overpass on I-40 in Roane County over the weekend. The THP says that the rocks were thrown at two vehicles on Saturday night from the overpass at mile marker 362 in Roane County, causing damage primarily …

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ORPD ramps up enforcement

The Oak Ridge Police Department has partnered with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign that began August 17 and runs through September 3, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” …

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South Clinton Playground among state grant recipients

An inclusive playground in South Clinton and trail maintenance equipment in Norris will be paid for, in part, by grants from the state of Tennessee. On Monday, Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Dr. Shari Meghreblian, announced a series of grants totaling some $15 million …

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Dragons open with 16-8 win at Scott

CLINTON 16 SCOTT 8: Blake Cooper and Andrew Shoopman each scored rushing touchdowns and the Dragon defense forced four turnovers as the Dragons opened their season with a hard-fought road win. Clinton used its ground game to dominate the time of possession (30 minutes to 18), and their swarming defense …

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ORT: OR BOE member steps down

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, Oak Ridge Board of Education member Paige Marshall resigned from the school board on Thursday. Marshall and her family are moving to North Carolina for a new job. Elected in November 2014, Marshall’s four-year term expires this November, when there are three …

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Akagi retiring as OR Police Chief

The Oak Ridge City Manager’s Office announced Friday that Police Chief Jim Akagi will retire effective October 20th. Akagi has been Police Chief since July 1, 2011. During his tenure, a city press release says “James Akagi led the police department and its 64 sworn members as the chief law …

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