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OR celebrates HOME Grant

Last month, the City of Oak Ridge received a $500,000 HOME Program grant from THDA that will be used to renovate over 60 single-family homes located in the city. Now that the BEP program has been bumped up from $5.5 million to $10 million, Oak Ridge and Anderson County are …

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Crash leads to charges

A traffic accident Saturday afternoon in Clinton led to the charges against two people. The accident occurred at around 4:30 pm when a Nissan Maxima driven by 38-year-old Bradley Robinson of Knoxville collided with Nissan Murano driven by 46-year-old Vaughn Harrison of Clinton while trying to turn into a driveway …

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OS, Norris Dam State Park receive grants

Officials announced Monday that Oliver Springs has received a $100,000 state Local Parks and Recreation grant for development of the Carmichael Ballfield. It was also announced Monday that Norris Dam State Park has been awarded an $84,000 Recreational Trails Program grant. Funds from the grant will be used to buy …

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More on Norris Dam’s addition to Historic Register

(TVA release)  The National Park Service has added Norris Dam, which extends 1,860 feet across the Clinch River in East Tennessee, to the National Register of Historic Places. U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann presented TVA Historian Pat Ezzell the plaque that will be prominently displayed at Norris Dam. Fleischmann bestowed the …

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ORT: One business moving, another closes

(Information from Oak Ridge Today)  Countryside Tire and Auto Service plans to open soon on Rutgers Avenue in late October from its current location at 220 Brisbane Road in east Oak Ridge. The Rutgers Avenue property is across from a new ORNL Federal Credit Union branch and just north of …

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