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Nearly 150 new jobs coming to Campbell County

A public and private investment in a manufacturing business is expected to bring close to 150 new jobs to Campbell County. On Thursday, in a ceremony in Jellico attended by Governor Bill Haslam, company officials, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and other dignitaries, BMT Manufacturing announced plans to …

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Clinton announces two grants

Earlier this week, the city of Clinton received notice it had been awarded two grants. The first grant is for $150,000 from TDOT to pay for part of a traffic signal system upgrade. The grant does not require a local match of any kind and according to a city press …

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CNS, guards reach new labor agreement

(CNS Y-12 release) On July 3, 2018, Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC and the International Guards Union of America (IGUA) reached terms on a new five-year labor agreement expiring on August 15, 2023. CNS management is pleased discussions between the two parties have resulted in a new labor agreement and recognizes the …

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Musical performers announced for Louie Bluie Festival, more

(Louie Bluie press release) Here are the artists you’ll enjoy on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the 12th Annual Louie Bluie Music & Arts Festival at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tenn.: Armstrong Legacy Trio, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Maggie Longmire, Robinella, Circus No. 9, Old City Buskers, Sigean, Candela, Smiley and the Lovedawg, Daje Morris, Boogertown Gap and Outlaw Ritual. Organizers will …

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ORPL hosting Writing Workshop

The Oak Ridge Public Library will host a writing workshop on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Author Michael C. Miles is the special guest for the workshop which will focus on how to become a published author. Mr. Miles is from Bristol, Tennessee, and now lives …

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Kids Count indicates Tennessee improving in child well-being

(Annie E. Casey Foundation)  Tennessee is making a marked improvement in several areas of child well-being, ranking 35th in the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state’s overall ranking is composed of four domain ranks: economic well-being, education, health and family and community. Each domain …

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