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THSO, others to kick off SAFE campaign

On Monday, March 12, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) will be joined by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Lenoir City Police Department, the Rocky Top Police Department, the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), and other traffic safety partners for an event to promote the THSO’s Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) …

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State awards Work-Based Learning Grants to 10 systems, including AC & OR

Thursday, the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced 10 new Work-Based Learning Grant recipients, awarding $250,000 in the program’s second round. The grants will assist with the development or expansion of work-based learning programs that promote career awareness and student readiness in grades K-12. Work-Based Learning is an education strategy …

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ETHRA accepting LIHEAP applications

The East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) is accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for Anderson County. You must call the LIHEAP Energy Line at 1-844-309-0416 to make an appointment. If you received assistance since July 1st, 2017, you cannot apply again this time. Applications …

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Foster officially announces Register of Deeds run

(Candidate press release) Rocky Top City Manager Michael Foster on Wednesday officially announced candidacy for Anderson County Register of Deeds. “I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Register of Deeds for Anderson County. During my time as City Manager of Rocky Top, I have gained an understanding of …

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OR STEM certification to be celebrated

State Representative John Ragan will host a celebration of Oak Ridge School System for its achievement in becoming the first Tennessee school system and the second in the world to receive district-wide certification on their STEM program from AdvancED. The celebration is set for Friday march 9th at 2 pm …

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Robertsville MS project going to space!

In November of last year, a team of Robertsville Middle School students, educators, and Oak Ridge scientists submitted a proposal to NASA for their Cube Satellite Launch Initiative (CSLI) in hopes of sending a student-designed nanosatellite named “RamSat” (a reference to the school’s Ram mascot) into space. NASA’s CSLI provides opportunities for …

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