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Groundbreaking set for CHS Multi-Sport Facility

Work is underway as construction gets set to begin on the long-awaited and highly-anticipated multi-purpose facility at Clinton High School. The construction will “officially” begin on Monday March 13th when school officials, coaches and other dignitaries hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 12 noon to which the community is invited. Originally …

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Campbell courts busy on Monday

Monday in a Campbell County courtroom, a pastor entered not guilty pleas to several charges against him. 68-year-old James Orick of Jacksboro was arrested in February on three counts each of aggravated statutory rape and statutory rape by an authority figure as well as two counts of sexual battery by …

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Work continues on Main Street Oak Ridge

Work is continuing at Main Street Oak Ridge, the ambitious overhaul of the former Oak Ridge Mall property. On Monday, the city of Oak Ridge on Monday posted photos showing how the construction of the T.J. Maxx and Dick’s Sporting Goods stores are going. Developers say the first of the …

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Saturation patrol cites 72

The Jacksboro Police Department, Campbell County Sheriff’s Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol worked together last week to conduct a saturation patrol aimed at reducing crashes and addressing complaints from citizens. The operation centered around a stretch of highway in Jacksboro near Walmart and resulted in a total of 72 …

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GSMNP seeks public input on solar array

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to comment on a proposed sustainable energy project through March 20, 2017. The National Park Service is proposing a solar power system to support the electrical power needs of the Cable Mill area in Cades Cove. This project would reduce usage of …

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OR egg hunt set for April

The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2017 Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Hundreds of children are expected to participate in this annual spring even. More than 15,000 candy and prize-filled eggs will be hidden in Alvin K. Bissell Park for the annual …

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ORT: Robbery suspect facing numerous charges

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an Oak Ridge man charged in an alleged armed robbery at Hibachi Burger on January 10 will also face charges of especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated assault. 21-year-ol Dominique Leshawn Gordon faces one charge of aggravated robbery, one charge of …

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