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New City of Oak Ridge Personnel Director to begin Sept. 8

Janice Harris, New Personnel Director for the City of Oak Ridge. (Photo Submitted) OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2020) – The City of Oak Ridge has selected Janice Harris as its new Personnel Director. Harris, a retired Air Force master sergeant, was among 68 applicants. Five people were selected to …

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Norris City Manager Announces Partial Opening of City Facilities

The Norris City Office has been remodeled to install a protective window for customer service. Behind the masks are Records Clerk Dominique Smith and Water Superintendent Tony Wilkerson. (Photo Courtesy of the Norris Bulletin) Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin In a statement released Tuesday afternoon, Norris City Manager Scott Hackler …

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Biker Rags coming to South Clinton

Biker Rags, a retail store that sells clothes and accessories to motorcycle enthusiasts, is expected to open in a new location in South Clinton, namely, the former NAPA auto parts building at 800 Clinch Avenue, in October. Owners Jeff and Pam Huggins, who have run Biker Rags in Knoxville since …

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Adopt a Highway still ongoing

Back in the mid 90’s a State program called Adopt a Highway was a new way for residents to het involved in helping keep litter picked up from the state and county roadways. Although there are stiffer fines now for littering, there is still some who toss their paper and …

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Update from Roane County Executive Ron Woody

Today is Tuesday, September 1st and this is a 9:00 update. This update is based upon Monday, August 31st data. I was in the process of putting this news release together yesterday afternoon, and was interrupted late which ended up being a good thing as I had two (2) late …

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Roane State’s Welcome Back Week kicks off fall semester

By Bob Fowler Roane State staff writer With pandemic safety precautions in effect, Roane State students, faculty and staff ushered in the fall semester with the traditional “Welcome Back Week” observances at each of the community college’s campuses. Roane State President Chris Whaley praised the patience and diligence of both …

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