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Broadband survey underway

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today the launch of a statewide assessment of broadband access and usage in Tennessee. The survey of businesses and households begins today and continues through March 15. Businesses and residents may take the online assessment at www.tn.gov/broadband. Boyd said …

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8 area players named to All-PX Football

The News-Sentinel released its All-PrepXtra football team today and several area players were recognized for their outstanding 2015 campaigns. Clinton quarterback Tyler Thackerson was named to the First Team Offense as an all-around athlete, while Oak Ridge wide receiver Tee Higgins and Harriman offensive lineman Treyton Peters joined him on …

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High school polls released; busy Tuesday

High school basketball polls for this week were released on Monday. In the Class AAA boys’ poll, Oak Ridge remains #7 in the state while Fulton remains atop the AA boys’ poll. In the Class AAA girls’ poll, Morristown West is #4 and Bearden comes in at #7. It’s a …

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Violette to retire in June

Last Wednesday, Dr. Vicki Violette informed the Clinton Board of Education, Clinton Mayor Scott Burton, City Manager Roger Houck, and members of Clinton City Council, that she will retire in June. Violette’s educational career has spanned 36 years, the last 10 of which she has spent at the helm of …

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CHS swept by OR; AC swept by Powell

Friday night in Clinton, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats beat the Clinton Lady Dragons for the second time this season and for the 58th time in a row dating back to 1990 by the final score of 55-16. Playing without senior Kelley Wandell (knee) the Lady Dragons found themselves offensively …

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Beer Board fines four

Last week the Anderson County Beer Board handed down fines to businesses cited in a recent beer sting for selling beer to an underaged individual. The Marathon Food Mart on Lake City Highway in Rocky Top was fined $1000 for its first offense. Smokes and Things on Clinton Highway was …

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