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County-by-county unemployment data for August released

Unemployment rates improved across a vast majority of Tennessee in August.  Eighty-six of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). While most counties saw a drop in unemployment, rates remained the same in eight counties …

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ORNL FCU awards grant to OR daycare

The Blossom Center for Childhood Excellence of Oak Ridge is one of seven nonprofit organizations to receive $10,000 grants from ORNL Federal Credit Union, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. The Credit Union is celebrating its 70th anniversary and, as part of thsat celebration, recently offered its members …

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UCOR recognized for safety

UCOR has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for outstanding safety performance in its role as lead cleanup contractor for the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge. UCOR received the DOE Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star of Excellence at the VPP Participants Association national conference in Nashville. …

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ACSD: Slithery suspect caught in the act

According to a post on the Anderson County Sheriff’s department Facebook page, officials said yesterday that a pair of deputies apprehended an unwanted individual from inside a woman’s home. The post says that Deputies Jeff Gilliam and Floyd Long responded to a woman’s house after she called and told dispatchers …

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