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Latest accusations against Jones

The controversy surrounding Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones continues to reverberate through the Anderson County Courthouse. Jones has been accused by several women of sexual harassment and with creating a hostile work environment. The County Commission on February 20th unanimously voted to publicly censure Jones and ask that …

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Smokies release 2018 promotional schedule

(Tennessee Smokies pres release)  The Tennessee Smokies have announced their 2018 promotional schedule for the upcoming season. The team also announced that individual game tickets will go on sale on March 14 on all platforms offered by the Smokies. The promotional schedule includes 17 firework shows throughout the season, theme nights, and …

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‘Dine & Donate’ to ADFAC Monday

(ADFAC press release) Did you know you can support a fantastic organization in our community just by EATING? Does it sound too good to be true? The second Monday of each month marks the Dine and Donate promotion for Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC). Several area restaurants have pledged …

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Clinton now a Tree City USA

According to a city press release, Clinton has been named a “2017 Tree City USA” by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Tree City USA recognition is achieved by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, …

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State awards Work-Based Learning Grants to 10 systems, including AC & OR

Thursday, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced 10 new Work-Based Learning Grant recipients, awarding $250,000 in the program’s second round. The grants will assist with the development or expansion of work-based learning programs that promote career awareness and student readiness in grades K-12. Work-Based Learning is an education strategy …

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OR STEM certification to be celebrated

State Representative John Ragan will host a celebration of Oak Ridge School System for its achievement in becoming the first Tennessee school system and the second in the world to receive district-wide certification on their STEM program from AdvancED. The celebration is set for Friday march 9th at 2 pm …

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