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Oak Ridge Community Thanksgiving Dinner is Thursday at High Places

Everyone is invited to a community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 23, in Grove Center in Oak Ridge. "Everyone should have someone to give thanks with on Thanksgiving!" a press release said. The Thanksgiving Dinner is scheduled from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at High Places Community Church/Grove Thea

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2017-11-22 18:37:04

Oak Ridge celebrates grand opening of new shopping center

Tuesday marked the grand opening of eight new stores in Oak Ridge. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) - Oak Ridge celebrated the grand opening of Main Street Oak Ridge on Tuesdaymorning. Over the past year, the city's Chamber of Commerce and Realty Link have been working to restore owntown Oak Ridge by demol

WATE - 2017-11-21 22:56:25

Grassroots toy drive to help Oak Ridge area children

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) - At least ten Oak Ridge area families are receiving a special invitation to a Christmas party complete with toys for the children, because of a grassroots effort by a local contractor. Tony Scott said neighbors tell him of many people in need, but he vets them to try helpin


East Tennessee cities, Christmas parade organizers ramp up security

Dashcam video of the Fountain City Christmas Parade shows an officer keeping watch as traffic moves down the southbound side of Broadway, while the parade heads north with nothing but the turn lane between them. (Knoxville Police Department) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Every year people count down a

WATE - 2017-11-22 02:56:23

Authorities seek public's help to identify gunman in Dollar General Store holdup

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit Knox County authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a man captured by security cameras during an arme

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-22 18:13:58

Three killed in two crashes this weekend

Three people were killed in two crashes in the area this weekend. One of the crashes involved a bicyclist and pickup truck in Roane County north of Oak Ridge, and the other involved a car that hit a tree and caught on fire in Solway. The first crash was reported at about 6:48 p.m. Friday at the inte


Jury duty scam making rounds in Anderson County

CLINTON, Tenn. (WATE) - The Anderson County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about a jury duty scam making the rounds in Anderson County. People in the Oak Ridge area are receiving calls saying they've missed jury duty and a warrant is out for their arrest, according to the sheriff. The cal


New mercury treatment facility slated for Y-12 National Security Complex

A new mercury treatment facility is set to be constructed at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge. U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, and Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette attended the groundbreaking Monday. Many of the buildings used for operations at Y-1


Adventures Out There: Wintery mix and other atrocities

Like a middle child disappointed with its lot in life, November awkwardly sulks between autumn and winter, petulantly undecided and determined we should feel the same. A peculiar month of mixed seasons and low expectations, November always seems to hit the Wisconsinite by surprise - a seasonal snowb

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

Park Falls Boy Scouts work to become Eagle Scouts

This year, five Boy Scouts from Park Falls Troop 551 have worked to attain the rank of Eagle Scout - an accomplishment achieved by only two-percent of scouts nationwide. Eagle Scout is the highest ranking in Boy Scouts of America, and to attain it, scouts have to prove their abilities to lead, organ

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-22 16:00:00

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The majority of residents in the Prentice School District will not support an $18 million referendum, according to a survey conducted over the past two months by independent research firm School Perceptions. There was an sense of frustration at the Nov. 16 meeting of the school board when board memb

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Buyers beware: holiday scams are back

The holidays are here, and, in the spirit of the season, people are opening their pocketbooks to shop for loved ones and donate to worthy causes. Unfortunately in this day and age, the holidays also send scammers crawling out of the woodwork, looking to dupe the next unsuspecting consumer. The Wisco

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-21 23:00:00

Everest Metro police log: 1-year-old child tests positive for meth

On Nov. 8, a 27-year-old man was referred for prosecution on suspicion of child neglect on Spring Street in Schofield after Marathon County Social Services reported that a 1-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine. On Nov. 10, a 37-year-old man was arrested on a warrant and on suspicion o


Love the holidays? Here are some light displays to visit in central Wisconsin

Dark winter days will soon light up with twinkling, colorful holiday lights up and down the streets, illuminating homes and businesses. Among the decorations, a few light shows and displays attract hundreds of visitors each year in central Wisconsin. Take a look at some winter wonderland attractions

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-11-22 11:59:11

Maurice Gregory 'Greg' Petit

Maurice Gregory "Greg" Petit, 63, of Hayward passed away on Nov. 9, 2017, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital. Greg was born on March 29, 1954, in Ladysmith to Paul C. Petit and Edith M. Petit of Winter. Greg was an avid outdoorsman. He loved guns, hunting, fishing and his dogs. He was the best huntin


Winter to hold 32nd annual Homespun Holidays Nov. 25

The 32nd Annual Winter Area Chamber of Commerce Homespun Holiday Arts and Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Winter School located on Main Street. The annual event is one of the largest indoor craft shows in northwestern Wisconsin. Each year the show features som

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-22 23:30:00

Aberdeen woman killed in collision on Ocean Beach Road Tuesday

A 29-year-old Aberdeen woman died as a result of a car crash Tuesday evening on Ocean Beach Road near Tulips Road outside Hoquiam, reported Grays Harbor Sheriff Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate. Deputies were called to the scene near mile post 7.6 at 9:48 p.m. to a report of a vehicle partially s

DAILY WORLD - 2017-11-22 19:30:00

Man suspected in burning mother's Aberdeen home twice

An Aberdeen man is suspected in 2 fires at a home belong to his mother. The Aberdeen Police Department issued a release saying that they first responded to a "suspicious" fire in the 900 block of Thornton Street June of this year. The owner of the home was not injured in the fire at the time. Accord

KXRO.COM - 2017-11-22 14:26:06

Man accused of burning his mother's house down

A 55-year-old homeless man has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson following a fire that destroyed his mother's home, Aberdeen police say. Police arrested Ron B. White last week. He is suspected of starting two fires, both on his mother's house at 910 N. Thornton St. The first fire, o

DAILY WORLD - 2017-11-22 03:00:00

Ballots official after next count; no changes in close races

The total amount of voters who participated in the General Election has risen to 35.04% at the next to final count of ballots in Grays Harbor. As voters continue to amend signatures and ballots are checked and the last few votes are added, no changes have come in local races. 35 more ballots have be

KXRO.COM - 2017-11-22 15:22:14