Home / Featured (page 288)


Officials celebrate first UPF-related groundbreaking at Y-12

(NNSA)  The Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Project celebrated the groundbreaking for its Construction Support Building (CSB) today, signifying the first building construction activity where the project begins to change the skyline of the Y-12 National Security Complex. UPF is a project of the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA). …

Read More »

NPS turns 100 years

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, dignitaries, and special guests gathered at Park Headquarters on August 25, 2016 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service.  The celebration, known as Founders Day, honors the historic moment in 1916 when President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National …

Read More »

Roane wreck kills one, injures another

A single-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Roane County killed a Powell woman and sent another young person to UT Medical Center. The Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the crash and identified the deceased as 20-year-old Holland Durbrow of Powell. The juvenile driver’s name has not been made public. The THP and …

Read More »

JUST IN: TDOT halts Clinton Highway overhaul

Residents of Claxton spoke and apparently TDOT listened. Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank was informed Tuesday that TDOT has pulled its planned resurfacing and realignment of a 2.6-mile long stretch of Clinton Highway between Edgemoor Road and the Knox County line. Since the proposal was presented to members of the …

Read More »

Clinton manufacturer expanding

Valley Apparel in Clinton’s Eagle Bend Industrial Park will formally announce a small expansion on Thursday afternoon. The company, which is based in Knoxville and has manufacturing facilities there and in Clinton, was recently awarded a three-year, $17.1 million contract to produce Gen III Layer 6 Trousers for the US …

Read More »