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Ballroom Dancing at Community Center

There will be a Band Dance at the Clinton Community Center on Thursday Jul 27th.  The dance begins at 6:30 pm and wraps up at 9.  Music will be provided by the Al Curtis Orchestra, with Russell Ramsey as director. Everyone is invited to come out, enjoy yourself, catch up …

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Cox sentenced in church theft case

Monday in an Anderson County Courtroom, Judge Don Elledge sentenced longtime former County Commissioner and educator James Michael “Mike” Cox to six months in the Anderson County Jail and nine-and-a-half years of supervised probation in exchange for Cox’s plea to charges that he stole over $100,000 from the church he …

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Clinton bridge replacement schedule pushed back

The Clinton City Council met Monday night. One of the matters discussed last night was an updated timeline for the Lewallen Bridge replacement project. The Lewallen Bridge–also known as the Green Bridge–is slated for replacement by the state. Earlier this year, TDOT had indicated to city leaders that bids for …

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CCSO probing Monday shooting

Deputies with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting reported to them Monday evening in the Speedwell community. The incident occurred at around 5:30 pm Monday at a home on Walter Street and deputies found a 49-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, whose name has …

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Farmers’ Market continues in Oak Ridge

Don’t forget to stop by the Oak Ridge Farmers Market! The market has been open since April 15 in historic Jackson Square. They’re open every Saturday and added their Wednesday hours on June 7. Vendors will be set up between 8 a.m. and noon on Saturdays until later in the year. Wednesday hours are from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The farmers …

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OR touts MSOR progress, new store openings

(City of Oak Ridge)  It’s been a busy year for Main Street Oak Ridge! We broke ground on the project back on July 20, 2016. 365 days later, four new stores are open, another four are slated to open soon, and additional retail space is on the verge of being completed. …

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Students, teachers come together for STEM education

For 32 exceptional high school students and 26 middle school students, summer vacation energizes their learning. The students joined 16 teachers from across 10 Appalachian states to spend two weeks of their July summer break in high gear at a hands-on institute focused on math, science and technology. The Appalachian …

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Robert (Bob) M. Dexter age 72 of Clinton

Robert (Bob) M. Dexter age 72 of Clinton, TN, passed peacefully in his sleep after a brief battle with cancer.  He anticipated an enternity in heaven.  Bob was a member of the Knoxville Area Model Railroaders club and enjoyed many happy hours modeling. He also enjoyed karaoke at Clinton Towers where he resided. …

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County EMS director honored by ESGR group

(Submitted)  Anderson County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director Nathan Sweet recently was recognized as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of the Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Sweet was presented the award by Maj. Gen. John R. D’Araujo, Jr., USA Retired who serves …

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