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More on JMS LEGO title

For the second consecutive year, a team from Oak Ridge’s Jefferson Middle School is the FIRST LEGO League East Tennessee champion. The Master Builders won the 48-team competition recently at Tennessee Tech. Competing with 48 teams demonstrating technical problem-solving skills with LEGO Mindstorms robots, Coach Lexie Scott said preparations started …

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ORT: ORNL FCU opens new branch

(Oak Ridge Today) The new Oak Ridge branch of ORNL Federal Credit Union opened Tuesday. Officials and executives celebrated with a ribbon-cutting on Monday. It’s the new main Oak Ridge branch, and it’s at 215 South Rutgers Avenue. That’s where ORNL Federal Credit Union had its original headquarters, right next …

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Road work could cause delays in Clinton

For the next several weeks, depending upon weather condition, the Clinton City Public Works Department says that the 500 block of Greenwood Drive between Elm and Walnut may be temporarily closed to through traffic while CUB performs utility upgrades to the sanitary sewer system. Their contractor, Giles Construction, will be …

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OR CTE supervisor wins state award

Holly Cross, career and technical education supervisor at Oak Ridge Schools, has received a state Pioneer Award. The Pioneer Award is granted by the Tennessee Department of Career and Technical Education, or CTE, to recognize CTE directors who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in their home county and at the state …

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JMS teacher named Geography Teacher of the Year

An Oak Ridge teacher will receive a Mullane Geography Teacher of the Year Award in March. Brian Smith, seventh-grade social studies teacher in Oak Ridge, will receive the 14th Tom and Stella Mullane Geography Teacher of the Year Award during the 2016 Tennessee Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference …

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300 vote early on Tuesday

Tuesday was day six of early voting in Anderson County for the March 1st Presidential primaries and it was the biggest single-day turnout so far in this election cycle. 300 people cast ballots Tuesday—either at one of the three polling locations, by mail or by having their ballots collected at …

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