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Two teens charged with social media threats

(ACSD)  Two Anderson County High School students, a 14 year old girl and a 15 year old girl, are being charged in Anderson County Juvenile Court with making threats on social media after an investigation by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department.  Sheriff’s investigators along with School Resource Officers began to …

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McNally honored by MADD

State Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) has been named “Legislator of the Year” by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).  The group praised McNally and ­­­­­­eight other Tennessee lawmakers who shared the honors for their leadership in the General Assembly to stop drunk driving. “This award means a lot to me,” …

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Centrus announces new contract with UT-Battelle

(Centrus Energy)  Centrus Energy Corp. announced today it has entered into a new follow-on contract with UT-Battelle, LLC, as operator of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for maintaining and advancing U.S. gas centrifuge uranium enrichment technology. The contract is valued at approximately $25 million and runs …

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Kick-A-Thon to aid child battling cancer

(Submitted)  On March 30th, 2016, 8 year old Lucas Jones was diagnosed with cancer—Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma. On August 28th, CJ Hardy, a student at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts decided to shave his head in solidarity with his friend Lucas. This motion moved everyone around CJ, but that wasn’t enough. CJ wanted to …

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CORRECTION on AC Commission, legal bill story

CORRECTION: The Anderson County Commission did not vote to pay Public Works Director David Crowley’s $59,000 legal bill for his defense against charges that he had illegally inspected five properties, as we reported Wednesday. The Commission did vote 9-7 to pay $2383.49 to Hugh Ward’s firm for a bill in …

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