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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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UWAC awards grants

The United Way of Anderson County awarded nearly $50,000 in grants to local nonprofits as part of its first Discretionary Grant cycle last month. While UWAC’s standard grant cycle focuses on programs that will have a long-term impact on clients’ lives, the Discretionary Grant offers funding for one-time, project-based requests …

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Roger L. Goodman, age 67 of Oliver Springs

Roger L. Goodman, age 67 of Oliver Springs, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 28, 2017 at his home. He was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church of Oliver Springs. Roger enjoyed fishing, U.T. sports and watching golf. He is survived by his sister, Shirley Goodman and brother, …

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USRowing Masters Nationals a ‘huge success’

The USRowing Masters Nationals took place from August 17-20th on Melton Hill Lake and was a huge success!  With over 3000 participants and perfect weather for a regatta, Anderson County and Oak Ridge tourism officials described the event as a “huge hit [that] left rowers with an incredible experience!” The …

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High school football polls–Week 2

High school football polls were released on Monday and after week two, there is a shakeup in the state’s largest classification. After Murfreesboro Oakland snapped Maryville’s 68-game regular season win streak on Friday, Oakland ascended to the top spot in this week’s 6A poll while the Rebels slipped to #3, …

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Local highway safety grants to be announced Wednesday

On Wednesday, August 30, the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security (TDOSHS) will join the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to announce the law enforcement agencies and partners in East Tennessee who will be awarded more than $5 million in federal grant funding to support local highway safety initiatives. Approximately …

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