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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Clinton Blaze tryouts set

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This story has been updated to reflect that there will only be one (1) tryout session for each team, with boys’ tryouts scheduled for September 6th and girls’ tryouts scheduled for September 11th.  We apologize for any confusion) The Clinton City School system, as part of its efforts …

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Dove season opens September 1st

(TWRA) Dove season opens on Friday, Sept. 1 at noon (local time), the annual start of one of Tennessee’s most long-standing outdoor sports traditions. Tennessee’s 2017 season is again divided into three segments: Sept. 1 through Sept. 28; Oct. 14 through Nov. 5; and Dec. 8 through Jan. 15, 2018. …

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Car vs. bicycle sends one to hospital

A 19-year-old man was injured Tuesday afternoon in a car vs. bicycle collision in Lafollette. The incident happened on South 5th Street near the former home of West Lafollette Elementary School at around 1:30 when the northbound bicyclist and the southbound car collided, throwing the rider off his bike. The …

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ORSSAB recommends OR clean-up priorities

A federal board has recommended five cleanup priorities for the Oak Ridge Reservation that they say need to be focused upon in the next federal budget cycle. The recommendations were made by the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board, a federally appointed citizens’ panel that provides independent advice and recommendations to …

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Y12 FCU Gives Foundation awards two grants

The Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge and Oak Ridge Computer Science Girls (ORCS) were recently awarded grants from the Y-12 Federal Credit Union Gives Foundation. A check presentation ceremony was conducted at the Y-12 Federal Credit Union branch in Oak Ridge on Monday, August 7. According to a press …

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OR YAB outlines goals for this year

(Submitted) The City of Oak Ridge’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB), created in 1991, serves as a liaison between City Council and the youth of the community. In the 26 years since its inception, the YAB has offered input on City issues and provided activities and programs that enhance the lives …

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