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Alexander: Gov’t funding bill includes $663M for UPF

US Senator Lamar Alexander said Wednesday that the government funding bill provides a big chunk of change for the Uranium Processing Facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge. The facility could get $663 million to go towards what’s considered one of the largest construction sites in the country with …

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Follow-up: More on Jones complaint to state

As we first reported last week, Anderson County Circuit Court Clerk William Jones has filed a complaint with the Anderson County Ethics Committee against all 16 County Commissioners, two Human Resources directors and the county law director over their handling of the sexual harassment allegations that have been made against …

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Fire at Red Johnson’s injures none, cause unknown

A fire destroyed the garage at Red Johnson’s Auto Parts on Clinton Highway in Claxton Wednesday afternoon. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department reports that when one of their deputies arrived on the scene, the garage was fully engulfed by flames. Several fire units were on the scene working to extinguish …

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One dies, another injured in Roane wreck

One person was killed and another injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Roane County. Preliminary reports indicate that a Mazda 3 had been headed north on Poplar Creek Road late Tuesday morning when it left the side of the roadway, went over an embankment and crashed into Poplar Creek, …

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Remote Area Medical announces plans for Expedition

(RAM release) Remote Area Medical- RAM™ — a major non-profit provider of mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision, medical, and veterinary care to underserved and uninsured individuals, is returning to Clinton, Tennessee on April 28 – 29. All services are free and no ID is required. Patient parking will be located in the …

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