Community Bulletin Board

MEDIC celebrates the season, donors

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is continuing to celebrate both the holiday season and area blood donors over the next couple of weeks. Whether you donate at one of MEDIC’s four fixed donor locations or at one of their mobile blood drives, from December 19th through the 23rd, donors will receive a …

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TVA seeks public comment on decommissioning of Bull Run

Last week (12/5/22), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) released the draft environmental assessment (EA) for the Bull Run Fossil Decontamination and Deconstruction (BRF D4) project in Anderson County, Tennessee. Comments on the Draft EA will be accepted through January 19, 2023. TVA is investigating options for the future disposition of …

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Reminder: Family Justice Center holding Craft & Gift Show this weekend

The community is invited to come out this weekend and support the Anderson County Family Justice Center, local crafters, and small businesses by shopping at the inaugural “Holiday Craft & Gift Show Fundraiser.” The event will be held at the Family Justice Center, located at 301 Broadway Avenue in Oak …

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GSMNP announces Monday, Tuesday closure of popular trail

(GSMNP press release) Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a geotechnical crew will implement a temporary closure of Laurel Falls Trail Monday, December 12 and Tuesday, December 13 to accommodate survey work. The trail will be closed to all use. The geotechnical crew is following up on work …

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MEDIC reports ‘critical’ need for blood types O+, O-

MEDIC Regional Blood Center officials said Thursday the organization currently has a “critical” need for O-Negative and O-Positive blood types. In its announcement to local media, MEDIC says it has seen a “pretty big increase” in demand for blood this week and that their inventory is quickly dwindling. Find a …

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Downtown Clinton hosting Holiday Market, Cookie Crawl Saturday

This Saturday, December 10th, everyone is invited to come out to Historic Downtown Clinton for the downtown merchants’ association’s Holiday Market and Cookie Crawl. From 10 am to 5 pm, downtown Clinton will come alive with all of the shops open and decorated for the holidays and filled with unique …

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City collecting coats, toys, food for local kids

The city of Clinton is collecting items to benefit students in the city school system. Officials are asking for donations of: kids’ winter jackets, unwrapped toys, games, books, or other school-age-appropriate gifts, and non-perishable food, or easy-to-prepare meal items Monetary donations will also be accepted. If you would like to …

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Oak Ridge contractor shares cyber-safety tips for the holidays

(UCOR press release) During the holiday season, cybercriminals are trying extra hard to steal your information. UCOR’s cybersecurity department is hard at work ensuring that every member of the UCOR team stays safe in the online world both at work and at home. Following are 10 online security tips from …

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State asks for food donations at Driver Services Centers

(TDOSHS) The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s (TDOSHS) Driver Services division is asking Tennesseans to show their volunteer spirit this holiday season. Driver Services is partnering with Donate Life Tennessee, Tennessee Donor Services, and Mid-South Transplant Foundation in the “Keeping Tummies and Hearts Full of Love Winter Food …

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