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Calhoun’s likely to open in Oak Ridge by mid-June

Calhoun’s will likely open its new restaurant on the Oak Ridge waterfront by mid-June.  The Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, which operates 17 restaurants under four brand names in East Tennessee, purchased the former Riverside Grille restaurant from R&R Properties of Oak Ridge earlier this year for $1,065,000 and the company …

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ORPD investigating skimmer at ATM

The Oak Ridge Police Department is investigating a case where a “skimmer” was found attached to an ATM at the ORNL Federal Credit Union on South Illinois Avenue on Sunday, authorities said. A “skimmer” is an unauthorized device that is attached to the credit/debit card slot on an ATM, or …

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ORT: Motorcycle/ATV wreck injures one

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a 23 -year-old man was flown to UT Medical Center Monday afternoon following an ATV/motorcycle collision with what were described as “non-life-threatening” injuries. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that 23-year-old Caleb Burrell of Clinton had been traveling south on Hillvale Road on …

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Erb chosen to be AC Finance Director

Tuesday, the Anderson County Finance Committee voted to offer the job of Finance Director to local CPA Natalie Erb. Erb was chosen from a slate of five finalists for the position following interviews earlier this month. The Finance Committee was created when the county adopted the 1981 state financial management …

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Historic structure burns in Smokies

An 8,600 square foot structure associated with the former Wonderland Hotel in the Elkmont area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park burned to the ground on Tuesday, April 19. The fire was reported by a park visitor at approximately 7:15 a.m. The park fire management crew and Gatlinburg Fire Department …

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ORNL celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day 2016 is observed Friday, April 22 and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is hosting a number of programs and activities throughout the week to promote enhanced environmental quality through greater energy efficiency and clean energy, according to Oak Ridge sustainability coordinator Teresa Nichols. “One of …

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Fatal wreck in Campbell

A single-vehicle accident early Tuesday morning on I-75 North in Campbell County killed one Ohio man and injured another. The crash happened shortly before 3:30 am Tuesday morning when investigators say 32-year-old J.D. Daniel of Dayton, Ohio was driving a Chevrolet truck northbound near mile marker 160 in Jellico. 89-year-old Purce Daniel, also of …

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