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Borchers named ASAP ‘Ally of the Year’

Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent Bruce Borchers was named Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention—or ASAP—of Anderson County’s 2017 Ally of the Year during last week’s annual ASAP recognition luncheon. The candidates for the honor were selected by members of the community for their desire to prevent substance abuse in Anderson County. …

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Hoops schedule changes

With Knox County schools closed today and Wednesday due to illness, there are a few schedule changes. Tonight’s Oak Ridge at Halls doubleheader and the Gibbs at Campbell County doubleheader have been postponed. Oak Ridge will now visit Halls Thursday while Campbell County will entertain Gibbs on Saturday. Tonight, Oak …

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Clinton City Hall getting facelift

You may have noticed the signs of construction at Clinton City Hall. Don’t let the plywood on the front entrance fool you, the city is open for business. Built in 1949, Clinton City Hall had not had any major upgrades since the late 1970s and among the renovations being made …

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BBB: Bomb Squad called to Roane

Roane County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the 1600 block of Eureka Road in the Eureka community Monday night after what was only described as an “explosive device” was found at a home near Asbury United Methodist Church. Deputies responded to the scene around 7:30 pm Monday, …

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More on OS sewer grant, loan

Oliver Springs got a big assist last week on several, much-needed sewer system repairs in the form of a USDA Rural Development grant of $2.99 million and loan of $4.47 million. The money will help the town to meet the system requirements of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation …

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