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Borchers honored as Tennessee’s ACT K-12 Champion

(Oak Ridge press release) Tennessee’s ACT K-12 Champion is Oak Ridge Superintendent Bruce Borchers. The ACT College and Career Readiness Champions include high school seniors, K-12 professionals, postsecondary professionals, and workforce professionals who are making a positive impact on their communities through their efforts to advance college and career readiness …

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ANS set to designate ORNL facility as a landmark

On Wednesday morning, the American Nuclear Society (ANS) will designate the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Radiochemical Engineering Development Center an ANS Nuclear Historic Landmark, recognizing more than 50 years of isotope production and nuclear fuel cycle research. The ANS designation identifies and memorializes sites or facilities whose outstanding physical accomplishments were …

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Harriman Police arrest two juveniles in house fire

Two juveniles were arrested in connection with a house fire in Harriman on Monday morning. Harriman Police say the two admitted to starting the fire just after 6 a.m. Monday at a Harriman Housing Authority duplex on Bennett Circle. No one was inside the duplex at the time of the fire. …

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Follow-Up: Clinton chosen for Tennessee Downtowns program

As we reported Monday, last week, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced 12 Tennessee communities selected to participate in the sixth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program. Among the communities selected is Clinton. Since 2010, 58 Tennessee communities have participated in the program to assist …

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