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ORT: OR out from under EPA order

(Oak Ridge Today) Five years and $17 million later, Oak Ridge has satisfied a federal administrative order that required the city to repair all sewer system overflows by the end of this month, officials announced Wednesday. Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson said he has received a “closure letter” from …

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Andersonville Elementary a SCORE finalist

Andersonville Elementary School is one of three elementary schools in Tennessee to be named a finalist for the $10,000 SCORE Prize, awarded each year by the State Collaborative On Reforming Education, the non-profit advocacy and research group founded by former US Senator Bill Frist. The prize is awarded to recognize …

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Rocky Top man charged in gun incident

A Rocky Top man was charged last week with attempted first-degree murder and reckless endangerment after allegedly threatening his wife with a pistol early Sunday and firing it when three other people in the home tackled him and took away the gun. 36-year-old Steven Wayne Rice was released from the …

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TWRA: Man not attacked by bear

Investigators are still trying to determine what happened to a Campbell County man early Friday morning. One thing they now say for sure-is they do not believe he was attacked by a bear. 27-year-old Michael Savage said he was walking home from a friend’s house early Friday morning when he was …

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Sprint Cup Series: Edwards wins at Darlington

Carl Edwards has helped bring the summer of 2015 to a close the same way he opened it fifteen weeks ago: with a trip to Victory Lane. Sunday night at Darlington Raceway, Edwards rallied from two laps down … survived a track-record eighteen cautions … and rode NASCAR’s low-downforce, high-action …

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Emert a candidate for Commission Chairmanship

Anderson County Commissioner and current Commission Vice Chair Steve Emert has announced his intention to challenge current Chairman Robert McKamey when the Commission elects new officers later this month. Emert represents District 3 and is wrapping up his first term as Vice Chair. He was first elected to Commission in …

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Week 3 high School Football Scoreboard

Fulton 58 Anderson County 14…The Falcons outgained Anderson County 322 to 161 and rolled at home. The Mavericks kept it clos-e in the first half, using a Mason Phillips scoring run and a Thyshad Thrasher touchdown reception from Stanton Martin to stay within 28-14 at halftime, but the Falcons proved …

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