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Second Harvest announces warehouse distribution event

Sponsored by Altar’d State, Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee will be hosting a Holiday-themed drive-thru distribution event on Thursday, November 17th from 10 am until 12 noon (or until all allotted food is given out) in the parking of their warehouse in Maryville. The warehouse is located at …

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Weekend sports wrap-up: Mavs take care of business, will host Greeneville in 1-2 showdown

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SECOND ROUND PLAYOFF SCORES (11/11/22) 4A: Anderson County 30 Elizabethton 24 Greeneville 58 Gibbs 28 5A: Oak Ridge 13 McMinn County 12 Powell 48 Walker Valley 0 West 68 Morristown West 14 Daniel Boone 30 Central 7 1A: Oliver Springs 35 Cloudland 12 Coalfield 55 Unaka 12 …

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Christmas Concert & Sing-Along Dec. 11 in Oak Ridge

On Sunday, December 11th, the Oak Ridge Community Band will present its annual Christmas Concert & Sing-Along at 3:30 pm inside the Performing Arts Center at Oak Ridge High School. The free concert will feature holiday favorites, including special Christmas music, and the audience will have a chance to sing …

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ORT: Bond reduced for OR murder suspect

According to our partners at Oak Ridge Today, a woman accused of murdering her husband in 2014 has had her bond reduced by a judge. 36-year-old Samantha Anne Hendley has been in custody at the Anderson County Jail since her indictment and arrest in February on a charge of first-degree …

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TWRA: Gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday

(TWRA) Tennessee’s 2022-23 statewide gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 19. The season traditionally opens each year on the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving. During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.   The statewide bag limit for antlered bucks is two. No more than one …

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Orange and Blue Blood Drive Competition is underway

The UT/Kentucky football game may be over, but the annual Orange and Blue Blood Drive Competition is this week (11/14-11/18). MEDIC is competing against the Kentucky Blood Center to see which organization can collect the highest number of blood products in five days. This is the 35th year for the …

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UCOR: Oak Ridge crews demolish first reactor on ORNL’s Central Campus

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) announced this week that crews recently completed the first-ever demolition of a reactor in the central campus area at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). OREM cleanup contractor UCOR safely took down the Bulk Shielding Reactor, also known as Building 3010. The …

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SHI: TBI best in nation at combating child, youth sex trafficking

(TBI press release) Tennessee’s comprehensive efforts to address sex trafficking have again been ranked as best in the nation by a leading organization. The collaborative efforts of several agencies on child and youth sex trafficking were highlighted this week during the release of the State Report Cards by Shared Hope …

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Reminder: Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on, Veterans Day Parade up in the air

Military veterans from Anderson County are once again invited to come together for a community Veterans Breakfast to honor veterans, with this month giving special recognition to Veterans Day in Anderson County. The breakfast, hosted by Anderson County citizens, is locally sponsored this month by Rusty Wallace Chevrolet. The breakfast …

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Oak Ridge Tree Lighting Dec. 1

(OR Recreation & Parks press release) The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will hold its Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 1, 2022, beginning at 6 p.m. in A.K. Bissell Park. The tree, a Norway Spruce which was presented by the Woman’s Club to the …

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