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Local leaders recognized for efforts to land TCAT

During last Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new TCAT facility in the I-75 Industrial Park, the coalition of local organizations that helped land the highly-sought-after school received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from the College System of Tennessee. The award was presented to the Anderson County Coalition, which …

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Local companies honor ACSD Chaplains, Reserve Deputies

(ACSD press release) On Tuesday, Farm Bureau Insurance agents Mike Bowers, Steve Barlow, Jarrett Galloway,Nick Lollar, Chase Brown, and John Tiernan joined with Gateway Mortgage Group’s Billy Phillips, to honor the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Reserves and Chaplains with a dinner at the Museum of Appalachia. The two companies came …

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Dragons sweep Central; Tuesday scoreboard

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES for Tuesday December 11th Clinton girls 54 Central 43…The Lady Dragons rallied from down by as many as nine points in the first half on the road to pick up a big District road victory over the Lady Bobcats. Kinley Martin spearheaded Clinton’s second-half surge by …

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Ground broken on Clinton TCAT

Last Friday, officials gathered at the I-75 Industrial Park in Clinton to celebrate the groundbreaking on a new, 44,000 square foot, $11 million Tennessee College of Applied Technology–or TCAT–facility. The facility will be built on land donated for the project next to SL Tennessee and will provide advanced post-secondary training …

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OR Council OKs large residential development

On second and final reading, the Oak Ridge City Council on Monday approved a plan that will allow a new residential development to be constructed on 117 acres of land off Edgemoor Road in Oak Ridge. The new development will be called Harbour Pointe, and could include 310 lots, of which …

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Chicken truck crashes in Oak Ridge

A tractor-trailer carrying about 6,500 chickens overturned on South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge on Monday night. According to an Oak Ridge Police Department press release, several of the holding pens broke free from the truck and an unknown number of chickens were lost, although it does not specify if …

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