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USMCA BENEFITS TENNESSEE PRODUCERS

NASHVILLE — The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has now gone into effect, providing new market opportunities for Tennessee farmers. “With the economic challenges that the agriculture industry has experienced in recent years, farmers throughout our state are happy to have this win,” Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. said. “We appreciate …

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ATV Accident Results in Two Injured both Transported by LifeStar

Around 11:30 PM, Wednesday, several emergency response units from the Blair Volunteer Fire Department,  Anderson County EMS, Sheriff’s Deputies, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol all responded to where an ATV wrecked at 2538 Old Harriman Highway. The accident involving two riders resulted in two separate LifeStar helicopters to fly to the area to transport the …

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Oak Ridge Library new hours of operation

Oak Ridge Public Library.Photo Courtesy of Oakridgetn.gov · The Oak Ridge library is getting a new roof! Due to the construction on the roof and the 4th of July holiday, the library will suspend curbside delivery and close the book drop beginning July 3. · The book drop will re-open …

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Retired Gatlinburg fireman dies while fishing in Norris

By Jack Mitchell – Norris Bulletin Kenneth Ogle, a recently retired Gatlinburg fireman, died last Wednesday while fishing with his wife at the River Road boat launch. Ogle, 68, had served with both the Gatlinburg Police Department and Fire Department. He and his wife had been fishing along the banks …

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Childress updates member schools on state’s latest emergency order

Practices, scrimmages and competitions impacted for contact sports this fall June 30, 2020 Executive Director Bernard Childress sent the following memo to member schools on Tuesday regarding the status of high school athletics amidst the Governor’s latest State of Emergency order. Yesterday, the Governor’s office extended Tennessee’s COVID-19 State of Emergency until …

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