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CCSO searching for woman who may be in danger

A LaFollette woman is missing and possibly in danger, and on Thursday, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office took to social media to ask for the public’s help in locating her. According to the Facebook post, an anonymous 911 call came in shortly before 12:30 pm and a man told the …

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Unemployment falls in all 95 TN counties

(State Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development press release/staff reports) The unemployment rate for each of Tennessee’s counties improved in February according to new information released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). Eighty of Tennessee’s 95 counties have an unemployment rate less than 5 percent, a …

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Eagle Bend Road repair update issued by city

As we have been reporting, a section of Eagle Bend Road between its intersection with Franklin Place and a private driveway at 1100 Eagle Bend is closed after heavy rain in late February caused a landslide that damaged the roadway. In a press release published on the city’s Facebook page …

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OR Blueprint approved, available for viewing online

Last week, the Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission unanimously approved the City Blueprint Plan, and on Wednesday, the city announced that the full document is now available for review on the City’s website at http://oakridgetn.gov/online/blueprint along with updated information on the project and its next steps.  The Blueprint Plan will now be …

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Updated: TVA awards STEM grants across service area

Five Anderson County elementary and middle schools and two Oak Ridge middle schools were among the first recipients of a new competitive grant program sponsored by TVA, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated, which is a TVA retiree organization. As first reported by the Norris Bulletin, grants ranging from $1,000 …

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