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Live Nativity set for next week at Little Ponderosa

Another favorite holiday tradition returns to Anderson County next week when the Little Ponderosa Zoo & Rescue presents its annual Christmas event, a Live drive-thru Nativity, on Tuesday, December 20th beginning at 6 pm. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome and appreciated. The staff and management of the …

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2 Oak Ridge schools awarded STEM grant funding

Wednesday, the Tennessee Department of Education announced over $800,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 34 districts for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, middle school career and technical education (CTE), and high school school-based enterprise projects.    Funding is provided through the state’s Future Workforce Initiative, which is aimed at “boosting access to CTE, STEM, and …

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RAM Clinic in Knoxville Jan. 13-15

(RAM press release) Remote Area Medical (RAM) will hold a free, three-day clinic on January 13-15. RAM will be set up at the Jacob Building, located at 3301 E. Magnolia Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914 for three days only. All RAM services are free, and no ID is required. Free dental, …

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Cole enters plea in fatal 2021 hit-and-run

A Clinton man has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 39-year-old man in November of 2021. 51-year-old Dannon Ray Cole had originally been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide but pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of leaving the scene of an accident …

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Dragons drop 2023 football schedule, Crosstown Showdown set to return

Clinton High School released its 2023 football schedule on Tuesday. The schedule features matchups against each of the last two Class 5A state champions, and a return to the schedule of the Crosstown Showdown between the Dragons and newly-crowned 4A state champions, the Anderson County Mavericks. The combined records this …

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Mavs ready to celebrate title with fans

The Anderson County High School football team will host a celebration of its first-ever state football championship Thursday night at 6 pm at AC. The community is invited to come out and celebrate the Mavericks’ 15-0 championship season with the chance to meet and interact with the players and take …

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Bond set at $1 million in Oliver Springs shooting

On Tuesday, bond for the Oliver Springs man accused of shooting and killing his wife Monday morning was set at $1 million. 60-year-old Nathan Lee Newport is charged with first-degree murder in the shotgun shooting death of his wife, 52-year-old Janice Newport. District Attorney General Dave Clark’s office says that …

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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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OS man charged in shooting death of wife

A joint investigation by the TBI and the Oliver Springs Police Department resulted in the arrest of a man on a charge of first-degree murder in the shotgun shooting death of his wife. District Attorney General Dave Clark’s office says that Oliver Springs police officers were called to a home …

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