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City updates progress on Lewallen Bridge project

Last week, Lewallen Bridge Replacement Project Coordinator Lynn Murphy, formerly the director of the Clinton Public Works Department, provided an update on the work to replace the iconic, but aging, “green bridge” spanning the Clinch River on Highway 25W. Blalock and Sons Construction workers are eight months in to the …

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TDEC, Google Maps team up to make it easy to find drug drop-off points

(TDEC) The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a partnership with Google Maps to help Tennessee citizens identify nearby locations to safely dispose of their unwanted pharmaceuticals.  TDEC has worked with various stakeholders to make available 334 permanent collection bins for expired, unused or unwanted household medications …

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Education opportunities in Smokies

(GSMA press release) Everyday someone becomes a firefighter, a teacher, a trail-builder, a museum curator, and a park ranger. But before all that, they were kids who learned from exceptional educators about biology and history. These teachers, most of their students would agree, opened their eyes to the beauty and …

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THP IDs driver killed in Claxton crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the driver of a car killed when his SUV went off the side of a road in Claxton and ended up in Bull Run Creek Thursday night as 66-year-old Douglas A. Batson of Knoxville. In a fatality report issued Friday, Trooper Jacob Wiser stated …

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