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Strutner wins national honor

Stephanie Strutner has been named the 2016 Advocate of the Year by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the country. She accepted the award on Thursday, Feb. 4 during CADCA’s 26th annual National Leadership Forum at …

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ORT: ORHS teacher suspended amid investigation

(Oak Ridge Today) An Oak Ridge High School teacher has been suspended from all teaching duties without pay while information reported to Oak Ridge Schools is investigated by the Oak Ridge Police Department, an official said Friday. Officials have not identified the teacher. “If the teacher is vindicated or reinstated …

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Rocky Top, House of Bryant settle suit

Last month, the Rocky Top City Council voted to approve a settlement agreement in the lawsuit filed against it over its name change from “Lake City” to “Rocky Top” by the House of Bryant Publications, which owns the trademark to the iconic bluegrass song of the same name. House of …

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Prudden among 2016 TSSAA HOF inductees

The 2016 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected.  Nine new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at the annual luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Three administrators, three coaches, two officials, and one contributor …

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THP: One dead in Tuesday wreck

A 72-year-old Knoxville man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Clinton Highway in Anderson County on Tuesday evening. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that Harvey R. Weldon had been headed north in a 2009 Ford Focus on Clinton Highway near Lonesome Dove Road at about 6:36 p.m. Tuesday, when …

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Driver slams doughnut shop

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a Knoxville man is facing charges after crashing his car into the side of Dunkin’ Donuts in Oak Ridge on Wednesday afternoon. 32-year-old Matthew Ketron is facing two counts of reckless endangerment and one count driving under the influence, and as of …

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TVA holds 1st of 2 public meetings on coal ash

About two dozen people, mainly concerned residents and environmental activists, attended a public meeting at the Oak Ridge Civic Center to review alternatives for disposing of coal ash at TVA’s Bull Run fossil plant in Claxton and offer their comments on the proposed solutions.. The meetings are part of a …

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