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A 69-year-old Georgia man was killed Saturday afternoon in an ATV accident on Windrock Mountain. - OakRidger
A 69-year-old Georgia man was killed Saturday afternoon in an ATV accident on Windrock Mountain. Killed was Lindon Joald Lightsey, of Baxley, Ga., according to Chief Deputy Mark Lucas of the Anderson County Sheriff's Department. Lightsey's 12-year-old ...
Morning Minutes, Aug. 31 - OakRidger
Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote. Aug. 31, 1897: Thomas Edison receives a patent for his Kinetoscope, the world’s first motion picture device. Number to Know 1,093 ...
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Are Married - OakRidger
Longtime couple Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are officially married. The actress and NBA player tied the knot on Saturday at the Chateau Artisan castle in Miami, Us Weekly reports. Wade, 32, and Union, 41, announced their engagement last ...
Beyonce's Dad: Elevator Fight Was a Publicity Stunt - OakRidger
If you're one of the cynical people who thought the infamous elevator fight earlier this year between Solange Knowles and her brother-in-law Jay Z was a publicity stunt, you're probably right — at least according to Solange and Beyonce's father.
Here's The Hard Work That Goes Into Catching Your Lobster - OakRidger
Lobster boat captain Craig Stewart and sternman Tim Lovett start work before sunrise and haul traps for hours on end. Making a living is harder now than ever before, as overhead costs for fuel, equipment, and bait steadily climb, while unprecedented ...
Michael Sam Cut by St. Louis Rams - OakRidger
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, has been cut by the St. Louis Rams. According to ESPN, the Rams decided to cut Sam when they had to reduce their roster to the mandated 53 players Saturday afternoon. Sam reportedly just fell ...
Joan Rivers Has Been Put on Life Support - OakRidger
Joan Rivers has been put on life support, TMZ reports. According to sources, the comedian's family maintains faith in Rivers' ability to bounce back even if they decide to turn of the machines. They still have a few days to make a decision whether or ...
The First Trailer for Downton Abbey Season 5 Raises a Lot of Questions - OakRidger
Break out the fainting couch. The first trailer for Downton Abbey's fifth season is here! And unlike the brief teaser previously released, this video dives deep into the changing environment at Downton. "I feel a shaking on the ground I stand on," Carson ...
Wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts Hospitalized - OakRidger
Legendary wrestler Jake "The Snake" Roberts has been hospitalized in Las Vegas after he collapsed on a flight, Wrestling Inc. reports. The WWE Hall of Famer remained in a coma for nearly 24 hours following the collapse and has allegedly by diagnosed ...
Report: Taylor Swift Is Joining The Voice - OakRidger
Taylor Swift will be an adviser on the upcoming seventh season of The Voice, Us Weekly reports. According to a source, Swift will play the same role Chris Martin held last year, advising contestants on all teams. "Taylor was an absolute pleasure to ...