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ACSD announces graduations

(ACSD)  On October 4th, Sheriff Russell Barker, Alternatives to Incarceration Director, Mary Ann Young, and Anderson County Detention Facility staff celebrated the graduation of men and women who completed the Detention Facility’s Moral Reconation Therapy program. Their graduation was a result of successful completion of curriculum covering topics such as: …

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OR Rowing names new coach

Oak Ridge Rowing Association added a new addition to the Atomic Rowing Coaching Staff! Coach Julio Sanchez was recently hired by the Oak Ridge Rowing Association to lead as the Head Coach of the entire program. Coach Sanchez has a vast experience as both a rower and a coach.  He …

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Just In! ORPD names Smith Chief

(Oak Ridge press release)  Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson has announced today the promotion of Deputy Chief Robin Smith to Chief of Police. Chief Smith has served as Acting Chief for the Oak Ridge Police Department since August of this year. “The Oak Ridge Police Department is an effective …

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Norris Lions annual Turkey Shoot returns

(Submitted) The Norris Lions annual Turkey Shoot will be held beginning Saturday, November 3rd and continuing on the following two Saturdays, November 10th and 17th.  The Turkey Shoot site is located approximately 2.5 miles from Interstate 75 North at Exit 122, the Clinton/Norris exit (or 1.1 miles from the traffic light at Norris).  …

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LWVOR holding candidate forum Thursday

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge will sponsor a candidate forum on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. in the Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater. This forum will feature candidates running in the Tennessee state general election for Tennessee Senate District 5 and Tennessee House Districts 32 and 33, …

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Red Ribbon Week returns

(ASAP of Anderson)  This week students, community members and local businesses are selling red ribbons to raise awareness for drug misuse prevention. In honor of Red Ribbon Week, the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention recognition week, students at Anderson County High School, Clinton High School, Oak Ridge High School, …

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