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Diabetes Alert Day March 28th

In recognition of Diabetes Alert Day, Tennova Healthcare is reminding the community about the seriousness of diabetes, particularly when the disease is left undiagnosed or untreated. Diabetes Alert Day, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is Tuesday, March 28. “Diabetes affects nearly 30 million people in the United States—a stunning …

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Senior center busy this week

The Anderson County Senior Center at 195 Edgewood Avenue in Clinton is busy all week long. Monday 3/13:  1 pm…Lunch…2 pm…Coloring contest Tuesday 3/14:  10 am, Beltone hearing test…11 am, Bible study, Games on paper and sing-a-longs…12 noon, Word search (with free book)…1:00 pm, lunch…2 pm, Trips meeting…5 pm, dress up …

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Ragan bill aims to increase employment opportunities for veterans, families

Thursday, lawmakers unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Representative John Ragan (R-Oak Ridge) aimed at increasing private employment opportunities for military veterans and their families. House Bill 165 encourages private employers to hire honorably discharged veterans, spouses of a veteran with a service-connected disability, unremarried widows or widowers of veterans who …

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HS hoops season winding down; spring sports ramping up

The girls’ high school basketball season in Tennessee wrapped up on Saturday as state titles were decided in Murfreesboro. In the AAA championship game, Riverdale capped an unbeaten season with a 66-59 win over Memphis Central. The AA title went to Upperman, 66-62 over Pearl-Cohn, while the Class A title …

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TDOT announces winning messages

Five winning messages have been selected from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s recent Dynamic Message Sign Contest. Over 2,000 entries were submitted and nearly 8,000 votes were cast for the 15 finalist messages. The messages covered issues such as distracted driving, seatbelt usage, impaired driving, speeding and aggressive driving. The …

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2 charged after fatal hit & run

A 25-year-old Clinton man is facing numerous charges after he allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian early Sunday morning in Claxton. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 25-year-old Isaac Irwin of Clinton had been driving south on Clinton Highway shortly before 1 am Sunday when he struck and killed 35-year-old …

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CNS hosts Introduce a Girl to Engineering event

(Submitted) Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) hosted more than 200 female high-school students from 15 area schools as part of Introduce a Girl to Engineering last week. The goal of the event was to inspire girls to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This program was conducted …

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XFS: Logano wins Saturday in Vegas

(MRN) Joey Logano took his final lead fifty-five laps from the finish and kept the Number-12 Team Penske Ford in front the rest of the way Saturday in Las Vegas, successfully managing four restarts in the second half of the race to claim his twenty-eighth career victory. Logano’s winning margin …

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