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ORT: Council OKs bond amount

The Oak Ridge City Council on Monday unanimously approved an initial bond resolution of up to $16.5 million to build a new Oak Ridge Preschool and a new Oak Ridge Senior Center, and redevelop Scarboro Park. The initial bond resolution approved in a 7-0 vote on Monday sets a ceiling amount for the …

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AC EMS helping neighbors in storm’s path

(Anderson County government press release) Anderson County Emergency Medical Services has responded to a deployment request from the state of South Carolina to aid in evacuations ahead of the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Florence. Anderson County EMS is part of the Region II EMS Directors Association, which is comprised of …

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Fall-out: CHS Head Coach, 2 AC assistants to be suspended

The Anderson County school system has handed down discipline in connection to an altercation between coaches following last week’s Clinton/Anderson County football game. Anderson County Athletic Director and assistant coach Gary Terry was given a two-game suspension and Maverick assistant coach Russ Gillum was suspennded for one game. Clinton Head …

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Oak Ridge history on the move

An historic house is finding a new home in Oak Ridge. The flat top house that used to live at the American Museum of Science and Energy is moving to the Children’s Museum at Oak Ridge. At just 576 square feet, it was the original tiny home. It’s an example …

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Anderson County Visioning Workshop Sept. 20

(Submitted) Anderson County has a rich history, but, have you ever thought about it’s future?  What is your vision – as a citizen, business leader, or elected official – for Anderson County? Come share your ideas at a “Visioning Workshop” from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Club Room …

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Kingston man killed in Knox wreck

A Saturday night traffic accident killed a Kingston man, according to Knoxville Police. KPD says the two-car accident occurred Saturday night in the intersection of Cedar Bluff and North Peters Road when one of the two cars failed to stop for a traffic signal, causing a collision that flipped one …

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