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Rescue Squad announces door-to-door fundraiser

The Anderson County Volunteer Rescue Squad’s annual door-to-door fundraising campaign is underway. Rescue Squad Chief Terry Allen wants everyone to know that the campaign will run until January and wants to assure residents of Anderson County that the “guys” collecting donations are on the up and up. Chief Allen points …

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Tommy’s Motorsports announces Annual Toy Drive

Tommy’s Motorsports has announced that its 4th Annual Toy drive is in full swing.Donated toys will go to kids in Anderson County who are under the care of the Department of Children’s Services (DCS). Last year, according to organizers, enough donations were collected to provide Christmas for almost 400 kids …

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Oak Ridge announces Thanksgiving closures, changes

(City of Oak Ridge press release) City of Oak Ridge offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, and Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Oak Ridge Public Library and book drop, Oak Ridge Civic Center and indoor pool, Senior Center, and …

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RSCC: Tree dedicated in memory of beloved professor

(By Bob Fowler, Roane State staff writer) Years from now, a stately tulip poplar on a small knoll on Roane State’s Oak Ridge campus will serve as a symbol of a beloved professor’s legacy. The sapling in front of the Coffey/McNally Building was recently planted by faculty members in memory …

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McNally, Yager nominated to continue serving in current Senate GOP leadership roles

(By Molly Gormley, Press Secretary, Tennessee Senate Republican Caucus) Tennessee’s Senate Republican Caucus met Tuesday in Nashville and members voted unanimously to renominate Lt. Governor Randy McNally to a fourth term as Speaker and to return Senator Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) and Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) for third terms to their …

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CPD K9 Officer Bronco passes away

Monday, the Clinton Police Department announced that K9 Officer Bronco had passed away. Bronco had been with the CPD, partnered with Sgt. Matt Howell, since 2013 and was certified as both a tracking dog and a drug-detection dog. In a social media post, CPD says that Bronco recorded over 3500 …

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‘Chilly’ Cook-Off, Tree Lighting announced in Clinton

The city of Clinton has announced that the 3rd “Chilly” Cook-Off and Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 2nd, from 5 to 8 pm at the Community Center. The event will feature the traditional chili cook-off competition among city employees, as well as bowling, corn hole, and …

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AAA: Over 1.2 million Tennesseans expected to travel for Turkey Day

(AAA) AAA predicts 54.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving.  This national figure remains slightly below pre-pandemic levels. The same travel trend is seen in Tennessee as this year is forecast to be the busiest Thanksgiving since 2019.   AAA forecasts more than 1.2 …

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Riverside Drive back open in Clinton

The city of Clinton says that Riverside Drive between South Seivers Boulevard and Meadowbrook Street is back open after over four years of being closed due to the construction of the new Lewallen Bridge.The city’s Project Coordinator, Lynn Murphy, said in a statement to WYSH that the adjacent Lakefront Park …

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