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Foreman chosen as AC purchasing director

Last week, the Anderson County Finance Committee hired a new Purchasing Director. Tony Foreman of Kingsport was selected by the committee to succeed Pamela Cotham, who resigned after over a decade as Anderson County’s Purchasing Director after the county switched its financial management system. Foreman, who once was the purchasing …

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Campbell food drive succesful

The US Postal Service food drive in Campbell County generated 6000 pounds of food donations. Organizers of Saturday’s food drive had set a goal of 5000 pounds, but easily beat that thanks to the generosity of postal customers in Campbell County. If you missed the chance to donate, you can …

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JMS receives grant

(Oak Ridge Today/Oak Ridge schools)  Jefferson Middle School is one of 20 recipients this year of a Shape the State grant that includes the highly touted SPARK curriculum and its accompanying equipment for physical education courses. The grant includes an additional $1,000 for desired improvements to the wellness/nutrition/PE program. Jefferson …

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Explore Oak Ridge moves in to OR Chamber

Explore Oak Ridge (formerly the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau) will be moving its operations from its current location at 102 Robertsville Road to co-locate with the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce in July, according to an agreement reached by the two organizations earlier this week. The Chamber building …

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Sears Hometown Store will open in Oak Ridge

A new Sears Hometown Store will open in Oak Ridge this fall at 142 Fairbanks Road. A press release said the new Sears Hometown Store in Oak Ridge will be the “only place in town where customers can find an incredible selection of the top appliance brands such as Kenmore, …

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