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Campbell schools also receive GEAR UP TN grant

Wednesday, we told you that three schools in the Anderson County School system were awarded a GEAR UP Grant in the amount of $853,350 to continue efforts to improve the number of students from thhose schools who advance to, and excel in, their postsecondary endeavors. Today we can also tell …

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Smokies win third straight, clinch series

(Tennessee Smokies) The Tennessee Smokies won their third straight game and clinched the series against the Montgomery Biscuits in Montgomery on Wednesday night with a 4-2 victory. It is the first three-game win streak of the season for the Smokies, who moved to 6-6 on the year with the win. The …

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Local Sports Update

High school baseball scoreboard Wednesday April 18th: Oak Ridge 6 Clinton 3…Anderson County 5 Powell 4…Harriman 5 Oliver Springs 4…Central 8 Campbell County 1. High school softball scoreboard Wednesday April 18th: Halls 8 Oak Ridge 0…Oliver Springs 7 Oneida 6. SPHL Semifinals Wednesday April 18th: (Game 1) Peoria Rivermen 6 …

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Fulmer, UT ink 4-year AD deal

(UT Athletic Department release) University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport announced Thursday that Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer has signed a four-year contract. Fulmer took over as UT’s Director of Athletics on Dec. 1, 2017. “Phillip has been a great partner over the last four months and I commend him for the …

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Patricia Ann Duncan, age 77 of Rocky Top

Patricia Ann Duncan, age 77 of Rocky Top, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her residence. She was born on November 9, 1940 to the late Jack and Ruth Chadwick Duncan in Briceville. She was a substitute teacher at Briceville Elementary School and was of the Baptist faith. …

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Sarah E. Gray, age 88 of Clinton

Sarah E. Gray, age 88 of Clinton passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Sarah was born July 30, 1929 in Effingham, Illinois to the late Custer L. and Eva Dorothy Kincaid. The family will have a Celebration of Life service held at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home …

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ACS receives second GEAR UP grant

(Press release/WYSH staff reports) The Tennessee Higher Education Commission announced Wednesday that the Anderson County School system has been awarded an$853,350.00 GEAR UP grant that will spread that funding over the next six years. The grant funds will provide services to students and families with the aim of increasing enrollment …

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Early voting continues to be brisk

Early voting continues for the May 1st Anderson County primary elections through April 26th. On Tuesday, day six of the early voting period, 428 people cast ballots, with 407 voting in the crowded Republican primary and only 21 in the far-less-busy Democratic primary. The six-day total is now at 2725, …

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SROs receive special recognitions

U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann signed a special certificate of recognition for Clinton Police Officer Greg McBroom earlier this month. McBroom, who is a School Resource Officer at Clinton Elementary School, was presented the certificate earlier this month by Congressman Fleischmann’s Field Representative Cindy Boshears. The certificate cites McBroom’s outstanding and …

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