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Oak Ridge announces teachers of year

The Oak Ridge school system has announced the winners of this year’s Teachers of the Year Awards. Each year, the Tennessee Department of Education applauds teachers who care about children, who devote their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate exceptional gains in student achievement. …

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Claxton VFD gets donated pet rescue gear

Claxton firefighters are better equipped to handle emergencies involving house pets thanks to a donation from a local resident and pet owner. Leo York donated the pet non-rebreather oxygen masks to the Claxton Volunteer Fire Department after viewing a video of firefighters in Bakersfield, California, reviving a small dog suffering from …

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Donald Gregory Bullock age 61 of Clinton

Donald Gregory Bullock age 61 of Clinton, TN passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at his home in Clinton.  He was a loving husband, awesome dad and loved his family.  Donald had a passion for playing the guitar and loved music.  He was an avid reader, loved history and …

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Hobert C. Longmire, 86, of Andersonville

Hobert C. Longmire, 86, of Andersonville, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018. He was born on August 24, 1931, in Knoxville. Hobert was a life-long member of Andersonville United Methodist Church. He grew up on the family farm in Andersonville and continued raising dairy cattle, beef cattle, and tobacco …

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County-by-county unemployment rates released

(TDLWD/staff reports)  County unemployment rates released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) show unemployment remained below 5 percent in an overwhelming majority of the state’s 95 counties during December 2017. The latest statistics also highlight how each county had significantly lower unemployment compared to one …

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