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ORHS student wins state competition

Oak Ridge High School student Daniel Joy won first place at the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium Poster Presentation Competition held virtually in March. The competition was March 4-5. Daniel, son of Ingrid Busch and Ken Joy, presented his poster, “Using Data Science to Explore Historical Trends and Predict …

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BBB: Harriman Councilman arrested, released

According to our partners at BBB-TV, Harriman Councilman James Brian Frost was arrested and taken to the Roane County Jail early this morning on a charge of aggravated assault. No details of the incident that resulted in Frost’s arrest were immediately released, but the TV station is working to get …

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Green elected Jacksboro Mayor, 2 Aldermen elected as well

Former Jacksboro Alderman Shayne Green was elected Mayor in Saturday’s municipal election.. Green garnered 180 votes, easily defeating J.C. Miller, who received 55. Four candidates ran for two vacant seats on the Board of Aldermen. Brian Osborn, with 102 votes, and Jimmy Snodgrass with 101 were the top two vote-getters, …

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