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Blasting for Kroger Marketplace to Begin

Oak Ridge, Tenn. — Blasting for the Kroger Marketplace site on Monday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 10 at 2:00 p.m. Police officers will need to stop traffic on Illinois Ave and Oak Ridge Turnpike for the duration of the blast (approximately 3-5 mins.). Illinois traffic will …

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Heartland’s’ Landry to speak in Norris

(NWC) Actor, director and producer Bill Landry, best known for hosting “The Heartland Series” on WBIR-TV, will be guest speaker for the Oct. 17 meeting of Norris Woman’s Club.  Landry, who lives in Powell, will speak to club members and guests at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Norris …

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Y-12 Trespassers Denied New Trial

  A US district judge this week denied a motion from the three anti-nuclear protesters convicted of breaking in to the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge last year to acquit them of those charges and grant them retrials.  Sister Megan Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli were all …

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Trick or Trees at the UT Gardens

Spooktacular fun for little ghouls and goblins KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Come scare yourself silly at the UT Gardens! Families are invited to come in costume and join us for the 3rd annual Trick or Trees on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon until 4 p.m. Hike through the garden and enjoy …

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Horse Pasture Walk scheduled for Oct. 8

UT Institute of Agriculture to host educational event in Middle Tennessee SPRING HILL, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is offering a “Horse Pasture Walk” on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The event is scheduled for 5 – 7 p.m.at the Equine Extension and Research Center at the Middle …

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GSMNP issues final release until shutdown ends

(GSMNP) Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service (NPS) has closed all 401 national parks, including Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  All visitor facilities including visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trails, and roads – except for Newfound Gap Road, …

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ACSD touts Crime Prevention Month

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has joined with the County Commission in declaring October as Crime Prevention Month and, as part of their continuing effort to reduce crime in the county law enforcement officials are planning a countywide Neighborhood Watch meeting for later this month.  In a press release, Sheriff …

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Campbell Man Charged with Faking It!

A Lafollette Middle School janitor was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal simulation after officials say he admitted using a school copier to literally make some extra money.  James Chapman was arrested Tuesday and investigators say that his scheme involved copying each side of a real bill on the school …

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