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Bussinger new director of AMSE

(Oak Ridge Today) Julia Bussinger has been named director of the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, effective July 16. As director, Bussinger will be responsible for supervising staff and managing the daily operations of AMSE. The museum is moving soon from its current location on South Tulane Avenue …

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I-75 wreck kills three, injures one

Three members of a Georgia family died and a fourth was injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on I-75 South in Campbell County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that the crash happened shortly before 5:45 pm near mile marker 141 when a tractor trailer driven by 47-year-old Crystal Nagel …

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Ex-RC BOE member killed by lightning

The Roane County Sheriff’s Office says former county school board member Everett Massengill was killed Friday after being struck by lightning. He had reportedly just finished mowing his lawn on Walnut Grove Road in Kingston and was walking back toward his house when he was hit by lightning, which killed …

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Roane Commission facing big decisions

The Roane County Commission meets Monday night in Kingston to consider the county budget and tax rate for the new fiscal year that began July 1st. As presented, the budget would currently not include a property tax increase, however some commissioners have advocated for a tax increase of some sort …

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Nearly 150 new jobs coming to Campbell County

A public and private investment in a manufacturing business is expected to bring close to 150 new jobs to Campbell County. On Thursday, in a ceremony in Jellico attended by Governor Bill Haslam, company officials, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and other dignitaries, BMT Manufacturing announced plans to …

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Clinton announces two grants

Earlier this week, the city of Clinton received notice it had been awarded two grants. The first grant is for $150,000 from TDOT to pay for part of a traffic signal system upgrade. The grant does not require a local match of any kind and according to a city press …

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