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Adams OR Teacher of Year

Ginger Adams, a first-grade teacher at Linden Elementary School, has been named the 2016 Oak Ridge School District Teacher of the Year, officials said. Oak Ridge Schools officials hope Adams will now be considered for East Tennessee Teacher of the Year. Her application will be sent to the East Tennessee …

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Tuesday wreck injures one

(Oak Ridge Today) A Clinton man had minor injuries after his sport utility vehicle went down an embankment and rolled into a creek after a two-vehicle crash on Clinton Highway on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The crash was reported at 8:09 a.m. Tuesday near the bridge over Bull Run Creek …

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Early voting tops 1500-voter mark

For the second day in a row, Anderson County voters set a single-day high for early voting as 332 people cast ballots for the March 1st Presidential primaries. That robust figure brings the seven-day total to 1536 early voters. Of those, 996 have voted in the Republican primary and 540 …

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Lawsuit filed in wreck that killed child

A lawsuit has been filed in Anderson County Circuit Court over a fatal single-vehicle accident that happened in Campbell County in January of last year. The crash occurred on January 23rd, 2015 and killed the driver, 34-year-old Bobby Lee Coker and his seven-year-old son Skyland Coker. An 8-year-old girl in …

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More on JMS LEGO title

For the second consecutive year, a team from Oak Ridge’s Jefferson Middle School is the FIRST LEGO League East Tennessee champion. The Master Builders won the 48-team competition recently at Tennessee Tech. Competing with 48 teams demonstrating technical problem-solving skills with LEGO Mindstorms robots, Coach Lexie Scott said preparations started …

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