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Yager announces grant conference speakers

State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) today released a line-up of speakers for his annual free Grant Conference.  The purpose of the conference is to improve opportunities for local citizens, organizations and governments to find and tap into a wide variety of grant funds available to them.   “The lineup for this year’s …

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OS man wins Food City Battle at Bristol contest

An Oliver Springs man is headed to the Battle at Bristol between Virginia Tech and Tennessee on Saturday after winning the Food City Ultimate Battle Pass Sweepstakes. Kenneth Bunch won eight tickets to Saturday night’s game, eight tickets to the Friday night tailgate party featuring Kenny Chesney, $1000 in cash, …

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More MORE2 meetings scheduled

The program that provides free energy efficiency upgrades to Oak Ridge homes has two more workshops scheduled—including one on Thursday, September 8—and one public meeting. The program is called Make Oak Ridge Energy Efficient, or MORE2. It kicked off in April and began retrofitting the homes of Oak Ridge residents …

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ORT: Woman injured in Friday crash stable at UTMC

(Oak Ridge Today) The woman trapped and injured after a trailer carrying a loader crashed into the car she was driving in Oak Ridge on Friday was in stable condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville on Tuesday, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today. Arminda …

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ORPD investigating car vs. pedestrian accident

(Oak Ridge Today)  The Oak Ridge Police Department investigated a crash between a car and pedestrian on Oak Ridge Turnpike on Wednesday morning. The crash was reported sometime around 7 a.m. in a westbound lane near Kentucky Fried Chicken in central Oak Ridge. The pedestrian, who was not identified, was …

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