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Injured Kingston officer out of hospital

Updating the condition of the Kingston Police Sergeant injured when a man fleeing from a traffic stop struck him with a car hauler he was towing, Jerry Singleton was released from the hospital on Tuesday and is recovering at home. He pulled over a pickup driven by 32-year-old Henry Nicholas …

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THP announces checkpoints for August

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced the locations and dates of its seatbelt and sobriety checkpoints for the month of August. Locally, on Friday August 11th, a seatbelt checkpoint will take place in Knox County on Mascot Road at McBee, and a sobriety checkpoint will be set up on Highway …

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Norris fire damages unoccupied home

According to the Norris Bulletin, a fire Tuesday night caused significant damage at a home at 85 Dale Road. The call came in shortly before 10 pm Tuesday and when Norris Police and Fire arrived, reported smoke coming from the basement. The fire was extinguished by crews from the Norris …

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ORNL to reduce workforce by 350 by end of the year

(Information from Oak Ridge Today/WYSH staff reports) Oak Ridge National Laboratory will reduce its workforce by up to 350 positions by the end of the calendar year, ORNL Director Thomas Zacharia said in a Tuesday morning email to employees. The workforce restructuring plan has been proposed by UT-Battelle and approved …

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Store #6 open at Main Street Oak Ridge

The new T.J.Maxx store is open in Oak Ridge. The new store opened Sunday, August 6, at Main Street Oak Ridge, the 58-acre project to redevelop the former Oak Ridge Mall. The Oak Ridge store is 22,000 square feet. It’s next to the new Dick’s Sporting Goods, in the area …

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UTMC ranked #2 in state by magazine

UT Medical Center has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the second-best hospital in the state of Tennessee. U.S. News releases yearly rankings and analysis on a number of topics ranging from colleges, to hospital performance, to car safety. UTMC was beat out for best in the …

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