Oak Ridge Village Area Rendering

Mall project clears critical hurdle Monday

Malik Hardy of Oak Ridge Wildcats at Gibbs

Wildcats win, but game closer than score suggests

Y-12 Building 9744 Demolition

Demolition of Building 9744 completed at Y-12



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Obituaries

Nancy Hunley Saylor

Obituary: Nancy Hunley Saylor

Nancy Hunley Saylor, age 73, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, after a lingering illness. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born October 23, 1940m in Oaks, Kentucky, the … [Read More...]

Dorothy "Dot" Mae Northcutt

Obituary: Dorothy ‘Dot’ Mae Northcutt

Dorothy "Dot" Mae Northcutt, 86, of Oak Ridge, passed away at home surrounded by her family on September 19, 2014. She was born to parents Paul and Dovie Woodruff Marlar on October 18, 1927, in Burnsville, Mississippi. Dot was a member of First United … [Read More...]

Barbara J. Scott

Obituary: Barbara J. Scott

Barbara J. Scott, 76, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away at Beverly Park Place Health and Rehab in Knoxville on September 13, 2014. She was born June 22, 1938, to parents Lonnie Mason and Nancy Hodges. Barbara moved to New York and lived and worked there … [Read More...]

Elizabeth Smelley Ball

Obituary: Elizabeth Smelley Ball

Elizabeth Smelley Ball, age 98, of Oak Ridge, died on September 13, 2014. Libby was born October 29, 1916, in McRae, Georgia, the daughter of James Monroe Smelley and Delia Mae Agee. She is preceded in death by her parents and her beloved sister … [Read More...]

Everett Leon Holland

Obituary: Everett Leon Holland

Rev. Everett Leon Holland, age 85, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on September 20, 2014, and was reunited with his wife, Mamie, of 41 years. He was a licensed minister and involved in church ministry for 52 years. He began his ministry in … [Read More...]

Jerry Braunstein

Obituary: Jerry Braunstein

Dr. Jerry Braunstein, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, in his Clinton, Tennessee, home. He was born in New York, New York, on December 24, 1922, to the late Simon and Sarah Braunstein, who emigrated from the Ukraine. He grew up in … [Read More...]

Hazel Smith

Obituary: Hazel Smith

Hazel T. Smith, age 101, passed away on September 17, 2014. Mrs. Smith was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and worked for the U.S. government in Oak Ridge during the early 1940s. She moved to Nashville after World War II and was employed by the Tennessee … [Read More...]

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Obituary: Anna Kathryn Freeman

Anna Kathryn Freeman passed away September 16, 2014, at Children's Hospital in Knoxville. Born September 13, 2014, she is survived by her parents James and Anna Freeman of Oak Ridge. Graveside services were held Friday, September 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. at … [Read More...]

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Opinion

Guest column: Technology in the classroom

In 2012, the scientific community was shocked to see six Italian scientists arrested and placed on trial for the manslaughter of 309 people. How did they manage to kill 309 people? Easy: They failed to predict an earthquake. As insane as it sounds, two … [Read More...]

Guest column: Oak Ridge—moving ahead!

In December of 2013, the City of Oak Ridge was given a Christmas present: a strong, viable prospective property owner that would help reclaim the center of our precious city. Crosland Southeast, well-respected developers from North Carolina, came to our city … [Read More...]

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Honors and Spotlight

Vicki Violette

Clinton schools director honored by peers

Information from WYSH Radio Earlier this month, Vicki Violette, the director of the Clinton city school system, was named the 2015 Superintendent of the Year by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents for the Eastern District during a ceremony … [Read More...]

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Pets

Pet of the Day: Romeo

Pet of the Day: Romeo

Submitted Romeo is a sweet male kitten who is patiently waiting for his time to break free. He is only $55 and will treat you to a ton of love, snuggles, and happiness. Please come down to the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter to meet this little guy. He … [Read More...]

Pet of the Day: Arianna

Pet of the Day: Arianna

Submitted Arianna: In Greek, my name means chaste and very holy. But I don't expect you to worship me! That's my job to worship. There are a lot of people that really like me here because I'm a beautiful little girl poodle mix. I'm really soft and … [Read More...]

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