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ORAU welcomes four new colleges to consortium

(ORAU)  ORAU recently welcomed Arizona State University and Yale University as its newest sponsoring institutions during the 72nd annual meeting of its Council of Sponsoring Institutions. Oakland University and Villanova University were named new associate members. “We are honored to have these four institutions joining our growing university consortium,” said …

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ORT: Oliver Springs fire kills cats

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, an Oliver Springs woman who shut a bedroom door after finding an electrical outlet on fire in a bedroom Thursday morning likely prevented further damage to her house. The fire at the home at 612 Johnson Road on the southwest side of …

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Dream It. Do It. returns for second year

(AC Chamber)  Dream It. Do It., the competition that pairs area industries with teams of eighth graders is set to launch a second season. The students, armed with GoPro cameras, work with businesses to create videos about the manufacturing process. Those videos go online and are voted on by the …

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Yager bills advance

(Submitted)  Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) advanced legislation in the State Senate on Wednesday to aid local ambulance services in Tennessee by implementing a quarterly coverage assessment, similar to the assessment that has prevented catastrophic cuts in hospitals in Tennessee.   Senate Bill 704 would place the assessment in a fund, allowing the state to …

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