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  1. Farragut Aubreya s restaurant location closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Farragut Aubrey's restaurant location is closings, according to a representative of the business. The restaurant is set to close its doors on Sunday, May 15. None of the locally-owned chain's other locations are affected.


  2. Unlikely friendship between cat, rat in Oak Ridge to feature on NatGeo WILD showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The unusual friendship between two mascots of the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter, a Dumbo rat named Batman and a cat named Pumpkin, will be featured in an episode of "Unlikely Animal Friends" on NatGeo WILD. A camera crew spent a day at the shelter in September, capturing the odd friendship between the two.


  3. Woman shot in ear at Oak Ridge houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Eric Wilson, 42, of Knoxville was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault. Police said they believe Wilson shot a woman at a house on 107 Pacific Road at 12:04 p.m. Wednesday.


  4. East Tennessee Preservation Alliance releases 2016 a Endangered 8aRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Each year the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance presents a list of the most endangered heritage sites in the region. Their goal is to bring attention to those threatened heritage assets and encourage property owners and communities to develop preservation strategies for saving them.


  5. Elvis and Cash to perform in Oak RidgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The king of rock and roll and a country legend are coming to town. R&M Tribute Entertainment is hosting "Elvis & Cash Tributes."


  6. Oak Ridge firefighters contain kitchen fire at 306 Faunce Lane. (Oak Ridge Fire Department).Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Homeowner Bruce Mccullough said Thursday evening he placed cooking oil on the stove to begin cooking, went in the living room and then heard popping and saw a fire in his kitchen. The city of Oak Ridge said McCullough tried to rescue his dog, but smoke and fire became too intense, forcing him to evacuate his home on 306 Faunce Lane and call 911.


  7. Events scheduled in April ahead of Dogwood Arts FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Dogwood Arts is gearing up for the 51st annual celebration with a number of events throughout April. The celebration kicks off on April 1 with the opening of the Regional Fine Art Exhibition at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville and concludes with the Dogwood Arts Festival from April 29-May 1. This year, more than 15 events are scheduled throughout April leading up to the festival, from local art exhibits and open gardens to live music and performances.


  8. Oak Ridge woman loses home to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Jacky L. Smith of Oak Ridge was, driving down West Robertsville Road when he noticed smoke billowing from the windows of a home. He turned his car around and found the home owner, Ruth Stewart, on the front porch in a state of confusion.


  9. Oliver Springs nurse delivers own baby by herself at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    An East Tennessee woman delivered her baby at home, all by herself. Megan Whaley is a labor and delivery nurse at Methodist Medical Center Of Oak Ridge.


  10. Greens have Oak Ridge rolling in playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Aaron and Paige Green have very differing coaching philosophies. On the floor however, their teams are having similar results.


  11. West Knox County church damaged in thunderstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Community Bible Church Pastor Richard Hobbs was in his office around 8:30 a.m. when the storm came through. "I heard something it sounded like a jet plan coming through so I got up and looked out the front door and the wind was blowing so hard rain going sideways limbs coming off trees," said Hobbs.


  12. Oak Ridge star Higgins decommits from TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Oak Ridge junior wide receiver Tee Higgins, who is the top receiver in the state of Tennessee according to the Scout Network, decommited from the Vols on Thursday night. "I've been thinking for a long time about this and I've finally decided that I will be re-opening my recruitment for basketball and football" Higgins said in a post on Twitter.


  13. Man crashes Volkswagen into Oak Ridge doughnut shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A man is now facing charges after crashing his Volkswagen Beetle into an Oak Ridge Dunkin Donuts on Wednesday. Two customers were injured, but they did not go to the hospital.


  14. East Tennesseans brave the winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Students at the University of Tennessee enjoyed a rare snow day. Some students said they went back to bed when they got the alert, but others got out and braved the bitter temperatures.


  15. oakridgebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A new book quoting dozens of people opens a window on day-to-day life inside the "Secret City" of Oak Ridge during the World War II days of the Manhattan Project. "Ignored Heroes of World War II: The Manhattan Project Workers of Oak Ridge, Tennessee" was written by Oak Ridge author Richard Cook.


  16. Anderson County leaders pass zoning regulations for new pain clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Anderson County commissioners have adopted new zoning rules that will regulate where a pain clinic can open in the county. Officials hope these new rules will help cut down on prescription drug abuse, specifically at places that treat long-term pain prescribing medication like hydrocodone, oxycodone, and sometimes morphine.


  17. Oak Ridge police arrest vehicle theft suspect after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    More than two dozen officers helped track down a man in Oak Ridge suspected in the theft of a vehicle in Nashville. The search led to a brief lockdown of the Oak Ridge Schools Administration Building/Preschool and sent one officer to the hospital.


  18. Oak Ridge police arrest man, find 70 lbs. of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Nicholas Salpas, 30, is charged with three counts of manufacture, delivery, sale or possession of a controlled substance, with an enhancement for this activity occurring within a drug-free school zone; possession of drug paraphernalia; theft of property; and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Officers with the Oak Ridge Police Department, Seventh District Judicial Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and Missouri Highway Patrol search a home on Carlisle Lane where they seized more than 70 pounds of marijuana in vacuum-sealed bags, as well as one vacuum-sealed bag of suspected concentrated THC resin. 2 comments

  19. Governor Bill Haslam welcomes CVMR to Tennessee and Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Governor Bill Haslam, University of Tennessee President Joe DiePietro and Roane County Mayor Ron Woody all attended the announcement in March that CVMR Corporation, a company that engages in mining and metal refining and processing, would move their global headquarters to Oak Ridge from Toronto, Canada. Now Mayor Woody said CVMR Corporation is "no longer relocating as was previously announced," but they are still in conversation with about investments in the community.


  20. Drug court helps change Oak Ridge womana s lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Drug addiction affects many lives in our area and for years there have efforts to counter the problem with special drug court programs. Drug court is an alternative to jail and offers treatment and accountability.


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