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High school hoops round-up

It was another busy weekend of high school basketball. On Saturday, the Clinton Lady Dragons downed Campbell County, 63-50, at home as Sarah Burton scored 22 points. Jazz Moore and Naiyah Sanders each tallied 17 for CHS in the win. In the nightcap Saturday, the Dragons held off a feisty …

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Clinton Council meets Monday

The Clinton City Council meets this afternoon at 5:30 pm in City Hall. The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the currently Emergency Declaration Provisions, and will be televised on ACTV. Among the items on what appears to be a full agenda include the Fiscal year 2019-2020 audit report …

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State updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

The Tennessee Department of Health has updated Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan as the state continues to prioritize Tennesseans most at risk of serious complications from the virus The state has added people living in households with medically fragile children to Phase 1c of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Vaccination of …

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Road reopened after Friday crash takes down TVA tower

The intersection of South Illinois Avenue and Union Valley Road was reopened late Sunday night after having been closed since Friday afternoon after a truck crashed into a Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) transmission tower, causing the highway to be impassable. A preliminary report from the THP said 28-year-old Dustin Elliott …

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OR VITA to open Feb. 9

(Information from Oak Ridge Today/staff reports) The Oak Ridge Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program will resume helping community members complete and file their tax returns free of charge next month. The 2021 VITA Tax Center will open on Tuesday, February 9, at the United Way of Anderson County at …

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Unemployment increases in December

Unemployment in Tennessee increased during the final month of 2020, according to information released Thursday by the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).The preliminary, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2020 is 6.4%, which represents an increase of 1.2 percentage points from November’s revised rate of 5.2%. Tennessee’s …

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Tennessee Tree Day set for March 20

UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect that the tree pickup event on Saturday, March 20th will be held in Oak Ridge from 9 am to 12 noon. (City of Oak Ridge press release) Tennessee residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on …

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