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Red bell missing; reward offered

An Oak Ridge real estate company is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the return of a 150-pound, bright red, cast iron bell from in front of its offices across from the city’s municipal building on Tulane Avenue.  Tom and Peggy Hanrahan are co-owners of Peggy Sells Homes-Realty …

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ORT: Jackson Square Fountain operational

(Oak Ridge Today) The new interactive fountain at Jackson Square was operating on Monday. It’s part of a $1 million renovation of the Jackson Square parking lot. The work was mostly funded with a Tennessee Department of Transportation grant. Construction started in January. The renovation includes a reconfigured parking lot, landscaped …

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Couple to stand trial in toddler death

A couple charged in the death of a Morgan County toddler will stand trial next year.  17-month-old Levi Beaty died in June of 2014 at his home in Wartburg. His mother and her boyfriend said that he died after choking on a cookie and due to pre-existing medical conditions, but …

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AC Senior Center prep underway

Preparations are being made to open a new Anderson County Senior Center in the former home of a laundromat on Edgewood Avenue. Last week, the Anderson County Commission approved measures that allowed the County’s Office on Aging to sign a lease with School Board member Teresa Portwood on the building, …

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High School Football Week 7 schedule

(Thursday) Dobyns-Bennett at Maryville (Friday) Clinton at Lenoir City…WYSH, 7:00 Catholic at Anderson County Oak Ridge at Karns Campbell County at Farragut Austin-East at Oliver Springs Harriman at Coalfield Fulton at Carter Scott County at Kingston Gibbs at Halls Jellico at Midway Sunbright at Oneida Heritage at Powell West at …

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Week 6 High School football scoreboard

Lenoir City 31 Pigeon Forge 28 Campbell County 42 Cocke County 0 Midway 40 Oliver Springs 17 Maryville 41 Bearden 0 Alcoa 52 Heritage 20 Coalfield 28 Northview Academy 10 Kingston 48 Greenback 42 (OT) Carter 15 South-Doyle 3 Fulton 56 Gibbs 0 Hardin Valley 48 Powell 6 Webb 14 …

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OR man pleads guilty to statutory rape charges

An Oak Ridge man pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated statutory rape on Wednesday and was sentenced to three years behind bars. Ramiro Hernandez-Lopez was 31 years old when he had sex on at least five occasions with a girl who was then 17 years old inside his apartment …

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