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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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FOR RENT: House in Rocky Top area

FOR RENT: A nice, three-bedroom, one bathroom house in the Rocky Top area. It has a large yard and storage areas, but keep in mind, no pets. Strong rental references and a background check will be required. HUD welcome to apply. For more information, call 865-661-6577 or 865-426-8539.

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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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