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Commission to meet Tuesday due to holiday

We want to remind you that because the Anderson County Courthouse is closed today (Monday, January 20th, 2020) for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, the Anderson County Commission meeting for this month will be held on Tuesday, January 21st at 6:30 pm in room 312 of the Courthouse in …

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A little bit o’ shaking going on

The US Geological Survey says that a pair of small earthquakes were recorded in Campbell County early Sunday, January 19th. A 2.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded near Fincastle in Campbell County around 5:19 a.m. on Sunday that was centered a little over 21 miles under the surface. A smaller, 2.0 …

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LaFollette PD arrests robbery suspect

LaFollette Police arrested a suspect in an armed robbery less thatn 24 hours after it occurred. Police were called to the Red Roof Market just after midnight, and when they arrived, reported finding glass outside the front door. A store employee told officers that they had just closed up for …

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VW, UT, ORNL announce new collaboration

(University of Tennessee press release) Volkswagen Group of America, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee today announced a collaboration to create Volkswagen’s first innovation hub in North America at the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm. “Working with the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory …

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OR VITA site to open in new spot on February 3rd

As first reported by our partners at Oak Ridge Today, the Oak Ridge Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Center has relocated, and it will open for this tax season on Monday, February 3. The VITA program is an Internal Revenue Service initiative to help taxpayers by providing trained volunteers to …

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State Rep. Ragan previews upcoming legislative session

State Representative John Ragan has issued an op-ed previewing the 111th session of the General Assembly in Nashville. In the piece, which you can read on our website, Representative Ragan, who represents the 33rd District encompassing Anderson County, touts the state’s “tremendous success and prosperity” and lays out some of …

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