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Oak Ridge road work extended

The right-of-way maintenance project that began earlier this month on Edgemoor Road has been extended through Friday, March 3. Oak Ridge Public Works Department crews originally expected the work to be complete by Friday, February 17th, but are asking drivers to plan for possible delays while the project continues. The …

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GSMNP needs volunteers at Clingmans Dome

(GSMNP) Great Smoky Mountain National Park is recruiting volunteers to staff the Information Center at Clingmans Dome, from April 1 through November 30, 2017.  Volunteers will work at the seasonal information center that includes a bookstore/sales area managed by Great Smoky Mountains Association (GSMA). Volunteers will assist in educating visitors about …

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Joyce Lee Willis age 88 of Clinton

Joyce Lee Willis age 88 of Clinton, TN passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at NHC- Oak Ridge in Oak Ridge, TN. She was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton, TN. She lived in Clinton, TN for the past 56 years at the same address. Joyce loved …

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All D3AAA Tournament teams announced

Following Tuesday’s championship games at the District 3AAA basketball tournament, the All-Tournament teams for both the boys and girls were announced. The Girls Tournament MVP was Oak Ridge’s Mykia Dowdell, who was joined by Courtney Ellison, Jaymi Golden and Jada Guinn. The Lady Wildcats throttled Powell 59-34 for their second …

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District tourneys done, focus turns to Region

Wednesday, District basketball tournaments wrapped up. The final championship to be decided was in District 3A and was played in Tellico Plains, where the Grace Christian boys knocked off Harriman 68-66 to claim the title. Third place went to Tellico Plains, which beat Meigs County 52-44. That sets up the …

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GSMNP: Elkmont work underway

(GSMNP)  Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that work is underway in the Elkmont Historic District to preserve four structures and to remove 29 others as specified in the 2009 Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) among the National Park Service, Tennessee State Historic Office, and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. …

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FAMU interim president: ORNL leader in research with HBCUs

(Submitted) Florida A&M University Interim President and former Oak Ridge National Laboratory materials scientist Larry Robinson says Oak Ridge has been a leader in conducting scientific research with Historically Black Colleges and Universities such as Florida A&M. “I’ve had so many students that I’ve hosted from HBCUs and faculty from …

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