Y-12 National Security Complex Aerial Photo

Update: Y-12 chemical spill contained; less than 10 workers in building at time of spill

Beta-3 Building at Y-12

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ORFD helps with Harriman trench rescue


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Sewer rehab work continues week of Dec. 15

More rehabilitation work of the city’s sewer collection pipes is scheduled to continue this week, starting Monday, December 15. The work is being done by Hurst Excavating and Morgan Contracting under contract with the … [Read More...]

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Tim Myrick

Obituary: Timothy E. Myrick

Timothy E. Myrick died peacefully at the age of 60 on Sunday, December 14, 2014, at his home in Powell after a year-and-a-half battle with cancer. An engineer who had worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and SAIC, he was well known in Oak Ridge as an … [Read More...]

Thomas Stephen "T.S." Thrasher

Obituary: Thomas Stephen ‘T.S.’ Thrasher

Thomas Stephen "T.S." Thrasher Jr., age 29, blessed this world on July 5, 1985, and was devastatingly taken from us on December 8, 2014, to share his bright light with his Savior Jesus Christ. T.S. was dedicated to God as an infant at Fountain City … [Read More...]

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Obituary: Ether ‘E.B’ Phillips Jr.

Ether “E.B.” Phillips Jr., age 62, of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, December 9, at Golden Living Center–Windwood. E.B. enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, fishing, cooking, and gardening. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ether and Pauline … [Read More...]

Jeffrey David Crouse

Obituary: Jeffrey David Crouse

Jeffrey David Crouse, age 56, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, December 8, at his home. He was born July 9, 1958, in Oak Ridge, the son of David Jones Crouse and Jean Johnson Crouse, who are both deceased. Jeffrey graduated from Oak Ridge High School in … [Read More...]

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Pet of the Day: Baby Doll

Pet of the Day: Baby Doll

Submitted Oh my, Miss Bev and Miss Sandi, are going "ape nuts" for me. I am a stunner, Baby Doll. You see my sad story is that my owner died. There were three of us who were trapped by her son and brought into the shelter. Well, my siblings have found … [Read More...]

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