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ORNL EERE Industry Day next week

(ORNL) The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will host Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Industry Day Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 24. Johney Green, director of ORNL’s Energy and Transportation Science Division, said Laboratory researchers will interact with representatives from industry and small business about new energy …

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Y-12 trio fined, placed on unsupervised probation

Tuesday, a federal judge ordered the three anti-nuclear activists who broke into Y-12 three years ago and vandalized the exterior of the Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility to pay $52,950 in damages and spend the next two years on unsupervised probation. The judge also indicated that the three will be …

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New developer taking over Main Street Oak Ridge project

(Information from Oak Ridge Today through information-sharing agreement) In a surprising turn of events, it was announced Monday by the property owners that RealtyLink, a Greenville, South Carolina-based real estate development firm, will replace Crosland Southeast as the master developer of the 60-acre Main Street town center project in Oak …

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OR Council OKs some changes to Secret City Festival

Monday night, the Oak Ridge City Council voted to establish the Secret City Festival as a nonprofit entity and set a goal of it becoming self-sufficient within five years.  Council unanimously agreed to direct the city manager to start a process to set up the new nonprofit. The single-purpose organization will …

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3 complete Basic Regional Law Enforcement training

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department is proud to announce three members of the department recently graduated from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office Basic Regional Law Enforcement Academy. Deputies Sharon Baird, Zach Bates, and Matt Landis completed an intensive eleven week course designed to prepare them for their law enforcement duties …

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Chancellor intervenes in AVFD squabble

Earlier this month, Anderson County Chancellor Nichole Cantrell made a ruling in the dispute between two factions of the Andersonville Volunteer Fire Department. Earlier this year, then-AVFD Chief Del Kennedy suspended the Board of Directors over allegations that they were interfering in the day-to-day operations of the department. Kennedy then …

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