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ASAP hosting Psychological First Aid Training

ASAP of Anderson says there will be a virtual Psychological First Aid Training on June 23rd and July 28th from 12:00-1:00pm EST. This one-hour session explores how you can care for yourself and others during times of stress and crisis in major emergencies. Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/2p9h5x45.

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Drug-related deaths climb in Anderson, Knox

The number of drug-related deaths in Anderson and Knox counties increased in 2021, according to the just-released 2021 Drug-Related Death Report for Knox and Anderson Counties by the Knox County Regional Forensic Center. The Center serves as the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office for both counties, which is why Anderson County’s …

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OR Council meeting will bump Primetime in Anderson

The Oak Ridge City Council will hold a special called meeting this evening (Wednesday, June 15th) at 6 pm.  The meeting will be televised on BBB-TV in Anderson County, which means that Trading Time Primetime will not be seen this evening in Anderson County.  The program will be televised on …

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Tennessee Arts Commission grant awards announced

On Wednesday, Lt. Governor and Oak Ridge State Senator Randy McNally released a list of grant award recipients from the Tennessee Arts Commission for Anderson County. This is the first of a series of grant announcements that will be made throughout the year.    These include Norris Elementary School, the Appalachian …

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Anderson EMS receives safety grant for powered stair chairs

(Submitted)  Anderson County Emergency Medical Services recently received a $19,114.48 safety grant from the Tennessee Risk Management Trust. The safety grant funds were used to purchase 13 powered stair chairs.  The equipment is used to place patients and move them when stretchers are not able to be placed close enough …

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Anderson County Federated Republican Women announces forums

(Submitted)  The Anderson County Federated Republican Women will host two events to give candidates an opportunity to introduce themselves to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend. During these candidate forums, each candidate will be allowed to stand and deliver a brief speech. Voters are encouraged to sit and chat …

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AC Historical Society program Saturday at David Hall Cabins

The Anderson County Historical Society will be hosting a special presentation on Saturday, June 18th at the David Hall Cabins in Claxton. The guest speaker for the 10 am program will be Art Bohanan, described as an inventor, researcher, lecturer, and author, as well as a certified latent fingerprint examiner …

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TVA asking customers to conserve electricity amid heat wave

TVA is asking all electric power consumers to reduce their use of electricity as much as possible for the next couple of days as the utility looks to keep up with demand during the first significant, sustained heat wave of the year. TVA asks that everyone postpone using electric appliances …

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Clinton 12 member Bobby Cain to be featured in new podcast

(TN Tourism Development press release)  Today, June 13th, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD) and Travel South launched the trailer for the new Tennessee Civil Rights Trail Podcast, a three-episode series where historians and experts explore the most significant events of the Movement that happened in the state during the …

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