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TDOT proposal for Clinton Highway meets with approval

The Anderson County Commission voted Monday to adopt a resolution endorsing a plan by the state Department of Transportation to expand and reconfigure Highway 25W, better known as Clinton Highway, through the Claxton community. During a meeting earlier this month, TDOT outlined a few possible ways to address safety concerns …

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Anderson Commission busy Monday night

The Anderson County Commission met Monday at the Courthouse in Clinton. During the three-and-a-half hour long meeting, Commissioners took action on several “big-ticket” items. Chief among those was approval of a $1.4 million capital outlay note to pay for the purchase of the downtown Clinton building that will become the …

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Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education to offer new doctorate program

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has approved a new doctoral program in data science and engineering as part of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education.  The Bredesen Center unites resources and capabilities from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UTK) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to promote advanced …

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Briceville ES students to take special history field trip

This Friday, students at Briceville Elementary School will take a very special History Field trip in Anderson County which falls on the 115th anniversary of the Great Fraterville Mine Explosion where 216 men and boys perished.  http://www.coalcreekaml.com/Legacy4.htm. Powell Harmon’s great-great-great grandson will read Powell’s farewell letter over his grave.  If you’re …

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Anderson Commission meets Monday night (TONIGHT)

The Anderson County Commission will meet this evening at 6:30 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse in Clinton. The Commission will consider appointments to the newly-formed IT Advisory Board and the Conservation Board as well as hear the usual reports from the Director of Schools and the Law Director. …

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