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Multi-Employer Hiring Event Tuesday, July 26

(Press release) The Tennessee American Job Center-Knoxville is announcing the Multi-Employer Hiring Event. The event will be held on Tuesday, July 26, at 9:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Tennessee American Job Center-Knoxville located at 2700 Middlebrook Pike, 1st Floor. A variety of job opportunities with all levels of skill requirements will be available at …

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State unemployment remains at 4.1%

(State press release) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for June was 4.1 percent, unchanged from the May revised rate of 4.1 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for June was 4.9 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from the previous …

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Crash injures 2, 1 facing charges

A head-on collision Thursday afternoon on Mahoney Road in Oliver Springs injured two people, one of whom was flown to UT Medical Center by Lifestar. Our partners at Oak Ridge Today report that the accident occurred at around 12:30 pm near New Mountain View Baptist Church when a southbound Cadillac …

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THP honored

(Press release)  The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) wanted to share some positive news about the THP.  We are proud to announce that THP was named the “First Place Winner” in Highway Patrol/State Police agency category consisting of 501-1500 troopers in the …

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OSPD arrest robbery suspects

Oliver Springs Police quickly arrested a trio of robbery suspects following an incident late Wednesday night. Officers were called to the Family Dollar Store on Edmonds Drive shortly after 10 pm Wednesday on a report of a robbery. When they arrived, officers were told that while two employees had been …

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Anderson receives state tourism grant

(State press release) Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that 29 communities will receive over $999,000 in Tourism Enhancement Grants to assist communities with tourism infrastructure assets.  “We want to congratulate all 29 communities on receiving Tourism Enhancement Grants,” Haslam said. “These …

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Bear spotted in Clinton

A black bear was spotted in Clinton on Wednesday afternoon. Police were called at around 4:10 pm Wednesday after a person reported seeing a black bear behind a building at 711 South Charles Seivers Boulevard. The bear was reportedly going down into a creek bed when it was seen. The …

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OR woman pleads guilty in fake ticket sale scheme

An Oak Ridge woman who sold at least 100 fake Luke Bryan tickets last year admitted to the crime Monday and was sentenced to 4 years of probation for criminal simulation. Erin Gregory sold fake tickets for Bryan’s Farm Tour Concert at Maple Lane Farm in Greenback last September. Gregory …

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