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Ragan announces funding approval for Anderson TCAT

(Submitted)  State Representative John Ragan (R–Oak Ridge) announced today that the State Building Commission has officially approved funding for program expansion and facility renovations at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) at Knoxville’s Anderson County facility. The monies will be used to expand programs in the service area, including Welding, …

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OR names new Director of Community Development

(Oak Ridge press release) The City of Oak Ridge is welcoming a new Director of Community Development. Wayne Blasius was selected to lead the department earlier this month and will start in his new position on August 28. Wayne Blasius joins the City of Oak Ridge from his position as Executive …

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No such thing as ‘routine’ traffic stop

A Clinton man was jailed following yet another “routine” traffic stop turned up evidence of alleged drug activity. Just before 8 pm Tuesday, Deputy Joshua Bunch reported seeing a Jeep traveling at a high rate of speed on Dutch Valley Road and pulled over the driver in the entrance to …

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