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Rocky Top Public Library debuts all-new website

The Rocky Top Public Library’s brand-new website is live. You can log on to the website 24 hours a day and find out about upcoming programs and activities at the library, browse the catalog, and even check your account. The Rocky Top Public Library is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and …

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Launch of Frontier supercomputer celebrated at ORNL

(Submitted, US DOE) The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory celebrated the debut of Frontier, the world’s fastest supercomputer and the dawn of the exascale computing era. Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk, DOE Office of Science Director Asmeret Asefaw Berhe and U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann joined ORNL Director …

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AC GOP meeting moved to Courthouse

The Anderson County Republican Party meeting set for this evening (Thursday, August 18th) at 7 pm will be held in the General Sessions Courtroom on the third floor of the Anderson County Courthouse in Clinton. Earlier this week, local Republican leaders said that for this month only, the meeting would …

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National Senior Citizens Day is August 21st

National Senior Citizens Day is Sunday, August 21st. The day recognizes seniors who have spent their lives contributing to society and have impacted everyone’s lives for the better. So how can we show our appreciation and gratitude for the older generations? By keeping a watchful eye for signs of elder …

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Victims in Campbell murder-suicide identified

The TBI has identified four family members killed in a suspected murder-suicide in Campbell County earlier this month. At the time, the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies performing a welfare check at a home on Log Home Lane on August 3rd made the grim discovery after being unable …

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THSO, local agencies team up for ‘Booze It & Lose It’ campaign

The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) is teaming up with law enforcement agencies across the state for its “Booze It and Lose It” campaign from August 17 to September 5, surrounding the Labor Day holiday. This initiative coincides with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled …

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tnAchieves looking for volunteer Mentors

With the Tennessee Promise last-dollar scholarship program, every student graduating from a Tennessee high school has the opportunity to attend a Tennessee community college or a Tennessee College of Applied Technology. And, to help the students transition from high school to college, they are assigned a tnAchieves mentor. Currently, tnAchieves …

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International Overdose Awareness Day event set for August 31st in Oak Ridge

ASAP of Anderson is honoring those we’ve lost to overdose with a day of remembrance and commemoration on Wednesday, August 31st at Bissell Park in Oak Ridge. The free event is presented as a partnership with United Way of Anderson County and sponsored by TNBank. This observance of International Overdose …

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TDOC announces grant to help recently released offenders find stable housing

The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) has received a $200,000 grant that will assist offenders expiring their sentence find stable housing upon release.  As part of an existing partnership with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), the new grant will provide temporary, transitional housing to indigent offenders who have expired …

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ORNL sensor research helps fight wildfires

(ORNL press release) As climate change leads to larger and more frequent wildfires, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using sensors, drones and machine learning to both prevent fires and reduce their damage to the electric grid. Engineers are honing technology to remotely sense electrical …

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