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Robertsville MS project going to space!

In November of last year, a team of Robertsville Middle School students, educators, and Oak Ridge scientists submitted a proposal to NASA for their Cube Satellite Launch Initiative (CSLI) in hopes of sending a student-designed nanosatellite named “RamSat” (a reference to the school’s Ram mascot) into space. NASA’s CSLI provides opportunities for …

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Jones goes on record on ‘Ask Your Neighbor’

Embattled Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones appeared this morning on “Ask Your Neighbor” to give his first, non-written, public statement on the sexual harassment allegations that have been made against him by at least seven women. Against the advice of his attorney, Jones called in to the program …

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Briceville VFD awarded grant, loan for equipment

(AC Mayor’s Office) Anderson County’s Briceville Volunteer Fire Department recently received a grant and loan check from officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office. The funds — a $17,400 grant and a $14,300 loan — allowed the department to purchase new safety gear and small equipment for …

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Two facing charges after alleged robbery

Two people are facing charges after an alleged robbery in Rocky Top last month. 50-year-old Michael Rodney Sharp and 29-year-old Stephanie Jean Hoskins are both charged with aggravated robbery after an incident alleged to have occurred on February 22nd when the victim says she and her mother went to a …

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