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Playoff match-ups for East Tennessee teams

For a complete look at the brackets across the state, visit www.tssaa.org. All games are 7 p.m. local time and are set for Friday, Nov. 3 CLASS 1A Midway (5-5) at Cloudland (8-2) Hancock Co. (2-8) at Coalfield (9-1) Oliver Springs (3-7) at Jellico (4-6) Greenback (9-1) bye CLASS 2A …

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ASAP campers reach fundraising goal

Last week, members of Allies for Substance Abuise Prevention–or ASAP–of Anderson County, joined by community leaders, camped out on the front steps of the Courthouse in Clinton to raise money to fill a $33,000 funding gap to start a Family Drug Treatment Court in Anderson County. ASAP had already been …

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Y-12 historian Smith to retire

Y-12 National Security Complex Historian Ray Smith is retiring. Smith said he has been at Y-12 for 47 years, and he is retiring November 22. Besides being Y-12 historian, Smith is also City of Oak Ridge historian and history columnist for The Oak Ridger newspaper. Smith has been Y-12 historian …

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DOE partnering with Oak Ridge to develop new technology

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are partnering with the city of Oak Ridge to develop UrbanSense, a comprehensive sensor network and real-time visualization platform that helps cities evaluate trends in urban activity. The project, initiated by ORNL’s Urban Dynamics Institute, centers on addressing cities’ real-world challenges …

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UTAS hosting bat info session

You can learn about the 16 species of Tennessee bats at the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge on Thursday. Sponsored by the UT Arboretum Society, this family friendly program will be led by Pandy English, the assistant chief of biodiversity for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. It’s scheduled …

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CRCTU annual swap meet November 9th

Spincasters, fly fishers, outdoor folk of any sort can barter, buy or sell fishing, camping or other outdoor gear (no guns, please) at the annual free, public swap meet of the Clinch River Chapter, Trout Unlimited. The swap meet starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 158 W. …

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Stephen “Poppa” Gilbert, age 78, of Clinton

Stephen “Poppa” Gilbert, age 78, of Clinton passed away on October 26, 2017 at his residence.  Poppa retired from NOAA as a meteorologist and was a veteran of the United States Navy having served his country in the Vietnam War. Throughout his life he loved NASCAR, hunting, watching wildlife with his wife, …

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