Monthly Archives: March 2017

More progress on Oak Ridge clean-up

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management and its cleanup contractor have finished demolishing another building at East Tennessee Technology Park, or ETTP, the former K-25 site in Oak Ridge. The work is part of Vision 2020, a goal to complete cleanup at ETTP by 2020 and continue transferring the remaining …

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Man pleads following incident in January

A man who allegedly threatened Oak Ridge Police officers with a rifle after they responded to a disturbance at a Norton Road home in January has pleaded guilty to charges in the case. The evening of January 12th, Oak Ridge Police responded to a call about a domestic disturbance and …

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Woman burned in fire at motel

Investigators in Campbell County are working to figure out what started a fire at a Caryville motel that left an elderly woman with serious burns. Early Monday morning, emergency responders were called to the Travel Lodge Motel in Caryville on a call of a fire in one of the rooms. …

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Youth substance abuse in state trending downward

According to a new report from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration—or SAMHSA—youth substance abuse in Tennessee is declining. The recently-released “National Survey on Drug Use and Health” indicates that substance abuse among Tennessee youth declined between 2006 to 2014. Specifically, illicit drug use dropped to 3% of those …

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Monday high school baseball, softball results

Here is a look at Monday’s local high school baseball scoreboard: Clinton 14 Coalfield 1 Anderson County 4 Central 3 Karns 16 Oak Ridge 5 Powell 6 Campbell County 0 Greenback 18 Midway 0 Union County 10 Gatlinburg-Pittman 0 Oneida 6-10 Oakdale 0-0 Tellico Plains 1 Rockwood 0 Rockwood 4 …

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XFS: Allgaier wins for first time since 2012

(MRN) Justin Allgaier put the field in his rear-view mirror on the day’s final restart Saturday at Phoenix Raceway, darting away to the victory which ended a five-year winless streak. Allgaier started fifth in the Number-7 Junior Motorsports Chevrolet and led a race-high eighty-five laps, including the final nineteen trips …

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MENCS: Newman snaps 127-race winless streak

(MRN) Ryan Newman traded tires for track position late in Sunday’s race and the big payoff was a trip to Gatorade Victory Lane at Phoenix Raceway. While race leader Kyle Busch and others pitted for fresh rubber during the day’s final caution, Newman kept his Number-31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet …

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