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TN State Parks, TN First lady team up to offer volunteer opportunities

Tennessee State Parks will partner with Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee’s initiative, Tennessee Serves, to offer volunteer opportunities to the public throughout the month of September. These workdays will also coincide with National Public Lands Day. Tennessee Serves activities at the parks include trash pickup, trail work, cabin repairs, painting, …

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Medal of Honor recipients tour Cades Cove

(GSMNP) Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed Medal of Honor Recipients and their families to Cades Cove on Thursday, September 8. Park staff and volunteers provided a guided tour for the delegation of approximately 60 participants to enjoy the scenic beauty of Cades Cove along with special programs. “Today we …

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RAM: Rutledge clinic postponed, volunteers sought for Coalfield clinic

(RAM) Remote Area Medical’s free dental, vision and medical clinic set for Rutledge, Tenn. on Sept. 17-18 has been postponed until further notice due to facility damage at the planned clinic location. “RAM is committed to helping our neighbors in Rutledge,” Clinic Manager Vicki Gregg said. “We are talking with …

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Longtime Rockwood Police Chief Stinnett passes away

The Rockwood Police Department says that Chief Bill Stinnett passed away this morning at his home. Chief Stinnett was in law enforcement for 37 years, according to the announcement on social media, all of it with the Rockwood Police Department. Chief Stinnett was described as “a devoted husband, father, and …

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Tighe named new President, CEO of CNS

(CNS) Richard “Rich” Tighe became president and chief executive officer for Consolidated Nuclear Security effective Tuesday, September 6, 2022. He replaces Gene Sievers, who had served as CNS’s acting president and CEO since July. Tighe assumes leadership for both of the National Nuclear Security Administration production plants under CNS’s contract: …

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Fall Antique Festival returns September 30th, October 1st

Historic Downtown Clinton’s annual Fall Antique Festival will be held Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st. This event is the biggest of the year for the non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the unique small town charms of Clinton, specifically its historic downtown area. Hundreds of antique vendors will once …

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St. Mark UMC Fall Fun Fest is this weekend

The annual St. Mark United Methodist Church Fall Fun Fest is this weekend! The event raises money for the mission projects at St. Mark, and the fun gets started on Friday, September 10th with day one of the always-popular rummage sale at the church, located at 252 North Main Street …

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Holiday Bureau sign-ups coming in October

The Holiday Bureau in Oak Ridge has announced the dates for those wishing to sign up for assistance this holiday season to do so. Since 1945, the Holiday Bureau, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has provided toys, books, games, homegoods, food, etc. to low income families of Anderson County. All of these …

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AG: Tennessee to receive around $13M from $438.5M JUUL settlement

(TN Attorney General’s Office) Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti announced today a $438.5 million agreement in principle between JUUL Labs and 34 states and territories resolving a two-year bipartisan investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s marketing and sales practices. Of the $438.5 million, Tennessee will receive approximately $13 million. In addition to …

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