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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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Baseball, softball scoreboard Tuesday April 17th

High school baseball scoreboard Tuesday April 17th: Oak Ridge 5 Clinton 3…Powell 2 Anderson County 1…Central 9 Campbell County 0…Harriman 14 Oliver Springs 1…Rockwood 9 Midway 7. High school softball scoreboard Tuesday April 17th: Clinton 8 Campbell County 1…Powell 6 Anderson County 2…Midway 14-15 Oakdale 2-4…Wartburg 5 Sunbright 3.

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John Holland Greer

John Holland Greer, born November 19, 1950, passed away April 16, 2018, after a short battle with cancer. John is survived by his wife Melba; sons, Christopher (Sarah) and Matthew (Megan) Greer; grandchildren, Thomas Greer and Kennedy Greer-Bos.  He is fondly known as Papaw to Grace and Haddon Jenkins. Through John’s …

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MENCS: Busch goes back-to-back with Bristol win

(MRN) Kyle Busch nudged race leader Kyle Larson off his line and then kept the Number-18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in front over the final six laps to win Monday’s rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. It’s now back-to-back Cup Series wins for Busch, who was also victorious …

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OR Senior center offering woodcarving group

(OR Senior center) Looking for a new hobby? Stop by the Oak Ridge Senior Center each Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon and meet members of the woodcarving group. For those interested in learning more about woodcarving, an introduction to woodcarving class will be offered beginning the first Wednesday in May. The free project will be …

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