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ORT: Another new eatery headed to OR

(Oak Ridge Today)  Chipotle Mexican Grill will soon be opening on South Illinois Avenue. The restaurant will be in the same shopping center as the new Great Clips, Pie Five Pizza, and Aspen Dental. Chipotle has applied for a beer permit, and the Oak Ridge Beer Permit Board will consider …

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Rocky Top holding 2 meetings next week

The City of Rocky Top will have special called meeting on October 5, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., on the water department. This special called meeting will be held at City Hall, 195 South Main Street, Rocky Top, TN 37769. The City of Rocky Top will have council workshop on October …

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Eagle Bend to expand Clinton operation

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that Eagle Bend Manufacturing will expand its current operations in Clinton. The automotive parts manufacturer will invest $54.9 million and create 127 new jobs in Anderson County. “We want to thank Eagle Bend Manufacturing for choosing …

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Admins leave Roane juvenile facility

Two administrators have resigned from a Roane County residential treatment facility from which several teenage residents have run away. Omni Visions owns and operates the Roane Academy, which treats juvenile males. Over the past few months, several boys have sneaked out of the center, and four employees and a teen …

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ASAP announces results of Drug Take Back Day

(ASAP)  On Saturday, September 26, 2015, ASAP of Anderson County partnered with Clinton Police Department, Oak Ridge Police Department, Anderson County Sherriff’s Department, and the DEA to hold Operation Rx in Anderson County as part of the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. ASAP coalition volunteers, South College School of …

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ASAP receives TDOT/GHSO grant

(ASAP) The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) have announced $17.8 million in grant awards to support highway traffic safety efforts. ASAP of Anderson County is pleased to be the recipient of a $23,338.17 grant for FY 2016. This will be the second time …

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Manhattan Project National Park to be “born” Nov. 10th

(Atomic Heritage Foundation/Oak Ridge Today) The birthday of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which includes Oak Ridge, is now set for November 10, 2015. While the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act became law on December 19, 2014, the Act requires that the Departments of Energy and Interior reach …

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OR schools laptop rollout in October

Students in sixth grade at Jefferson Middle School and seventh grade at Robertsville Middle School will receive Lenovo laptops in October. It’s the first phase of the Oak Ridge Schools’ AccessOR digital technology initiative and the initial student device rollout. Students will receive Lenovo Yoga 11e laptops as well as a …

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Apple Athlete of the Week announced

This week’s winner of the Apple Discount Drugs Student-Athlete of the Week Award is Mollie Longmire, a member of the Anderson County High School cross country team. Mollie now becomes eligible for the $1000 scholarship that will be awarded by Apple in the spring. Head down to Apple Discount Drugs …

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ACSD searching for man who fled chase, crash

Anderson County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man on a host of charges stemming from a pursuit on Sunday morning. A deputy spotted a man driving a gold Chevy Malibu without a seat belt near the intersection of New Clear Branch Road and Lake City Highway just after 8:45 …

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