Community Bulletin Board

Big Game Quota Hunt this weekend on OR WMA

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), in cooperation with the Department of Energy (DOE), and the City of Oak Ridge will be holding Big Game Quota Hunts on the Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area (WMA). For everyone’s safety, only hunters possessing a valid Oak Ridge WMA quota permit are allowed …

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Orange & Blue Blood Battle coming in November

The University of Tennessee versus Kentucky game may be over, but the annual Orange and Blue Blood Drive Competition is coming up November 15th – 19th. MEDIC will compete against Kentucky Blood Center to see which organization can collect the highest number of blood products in five days. This is the …

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Anderson now an ‘Operation Green Light County’

Anderson County is taking part in a new, nationwide initiative aimed at showing support to military veterans, not only in the days leading up to Veterans Day but all year-round. The initiative is called “Operation Green Light,” a collaborative effort between the National Association of Counties (NACO) and the National …

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‘No Trash November’ underway

(TDOT) The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee announces its second No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative encouraging Tennesseans to participate in cleanup events in their communities. Last year’s inaugural campaign included over 1,000 volunteers who collected over 47,000 pounds of litter from the state’s roadways. “We want to ensure our …

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TDCI reminds consumers that Open Enrollment begins November 1

(TDCI press release) The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) reminds Tennesseans to review and update their health insurance coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (“FFM”) when the Open Enrollment period for 2023 opens on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Consumers will have at least two insurance choices on the FFM in all …

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CHS Band taking part in final competition of the season Saturday

The Clinton High School Marching band will appear in its last band competition of the season on Saturday October 29th at Alcoa High School.  The CHS band will take the field at 6:40 pm to perform their 2022 production titled, “A Turbulent Hope”. It is recommended that you try and …

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Early voting: AC cracks 6000 early voters, State reminds you of final Saturday voting session

More than 6000 Anderson Countians had already voted in the November 8th general election as of the close of the polls on Thursday. Through eight days of early voting, 6116 ballots have been cast after 795 people voted on Thursday. That figure includes 372 people who voted in Oak Ridge, …

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Anderson County Master Gardener applications available, training starts in January

The Anderson County Master Gardener applications are now available! You can find all information here at: tiny.utk.edu/AndersonMG and applications are due no later than December 16th, 2022. The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program trains and certifies volunteers to provide community service through the local county Extension office. The program seeks to …

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Halfway through early voting, 5000+ have cast ballots in Anderson County

We are now halfway through the early voting period leading up to the election on November 8th in Tennessee. At the close of the polls on Wednesday, the seventh day of early voting, 850 ballots were cast in Anderson County, bringing the total so far to 5321. Wednesday’s tally included …

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