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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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AC receives state award

Anderson County has received the “John S. Wilder Rebuild Tennessee” Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA). Anderson County was recognized for the development of a temporary campus of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT). The temporary facility will be located in the remodeled Hensley Shopping Center, a …

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