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AC Commission meets Tuesday at 6:30 pm

The Anderson County Commission meets this evening at 6:30 pm, one day later than normal due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Among the items on the agenda will be consideration of the Operations Committee’s recommendation that the county change the way its budget is managed, switching from the …

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8 area players named to All-PX Football

The News-Sentinel released its All-PrepXtra football team today and several area players were recognized for their outstanding 2015 campaigns. Clinton quarterback Tyler Thackerson was named to the First Team Offense as an all-around athlete, while Oak Ridge wide receiver Tee Higgins and Harriman offensive lineman Treyton Peters joined him on …

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High school polls released; busy Tuesday

High school basketball polls for this week were released on Monday. In the Class AAA boys’ poll, Oak Ridge remains #7 in the state while Fulton remains atop the AA boys’ poll. In the Class AAA girls’ poll, Morristown West is #4 and Bearden comes in at #7. It’s a …

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Norris home destroyed by fire

A fire destroyed a home in Norris early Monday morning, but a resident escaped and no injuries were reported. The fire in the home at 88 Hilltop Lane was reported at 3:25 a.m. Monday. The resident was able to escape. The cause of the fire is not known and is under …

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Cooking class at CPTC

Are you confused from all the hype these days about fast food, slow food and what is meant by Real Food?  If you would like to learn more about why Real Food is the best fuel for your body, and some easy and delicious ways to make Real Food a …

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AC BOE OKs director search committee

Anderson County School Board Chairman Dr. John Burrell announced at last week’s School Board meeting that he has appointed a search committee to find the next Director of Schools. The board voted unanimously to approve the makeup of the committee, which will be chaired by Gail Martin, who is also …

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Violette to retire in June

Last Wednesday, Dr. Vicki Violette informed the Clinton Board of Education, Clinton Mayor Scott Burton, City Manager Roger Houck, and members of Clinton City Council, that she will retire in June. Violette’s educational career has spanned 36 years, the last 10 of which she has spent at the helm of …

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CHS swept by OR; AC swept by Powell

Friday night in Clinton, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats beat the Clinton Lady Dragons for the second time this season and for the 58th time in a row dating back to 1990 by the final score of 55-16. Playing without senior Kelley Wandell (knee) the Lady Dragons found themselves offensively …

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