Tag Archives: Anderson County

GOVERNOR LEE, COMMISSIONER ROLFE ANNOUNCE 66 COMMUNITIES TO RECEIVE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS

Grants and investments to assist communities with local infrastructure, housing and safety NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved over $27.6 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which will assist communities with infrastructure improvements, housing rehabilitations and …

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Fall Antique Festival postponed to 2021

The Anderson County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Clinton announced Monday that they have made what they called the “difficult decision to postpone the 20th Annual Clinch River Fall Antique Festival until 2021.” In their announcement, festival organizers say that they “held out as long as possible to …

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Conservation Board looking to fill vacancy; apply by noon, Sept. 11th

CLINTON – Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy on the Anderson County Conservation Board. The Conservation Board oversees operations of the county parks.  Members are appointed by the County Mayor and confirmed by County Commission, and members (who must be Anderson County residents) serve five-year, staggered terms. Anyone …

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Voter turnout lower in Anderson County

Anderson County only saw a voter turnout of 23.1% of the 47,928 registered voters. However, voters only had one contested race in Anderson County and that was the United States Senate Race that saw Bill Hagerty defeat Manny Sethi, 3,816-3,122 (50.76% – 41.53%). On the Democratic side, James Mackler (1,196) …

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Nineteen test positive for COVID-19 at The Groves

Reprinted from OakRidgeToday.com Nineteen people, including 17 residents and two staff members, have tested positive for COVID-19 at The Groves, an assisted living center on Emory Valley Road, an executive said Monday. Six of the residents are in the hospital in stable condition, said Hollie Bailey, a registered nurse and …

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COVID-19 impact felt locally

As of Wednesday afternoon’s daily update, the Tennessee Department of Health reports that there are now at least 84,417 confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in the state. Of those cases, almost 50,000 people have recovered, 888 people have died from COVID-19 complications and there are 33,781 cases currently listed …

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Early Voting: Underway

Early voting for the Tennessee State and Federal Primary and County General Election began Friday, July 17th, and runs Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, August 1st. Election Day is Thursday, August 6th.966 ballots have been cast in Anderson County after two days of early voting, with 573 people voting in …

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Bull Run’s Future = Economic Development

TVA Bull Run Steam Plant in Claxton (TVA PRESS RELEASE) July 15, 2020 — Imagine a piece of prime real estate with riverfront access and all the amenities, and you can help shape its future. That’s the opportunity unfolding for the community in Anderson County, Tennessee as discussions begin on the …

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Early Voting Starts Friday, here’s where you can go to Vote

Early voting for the Tennessee State and Federal Primary and County General Election begins Friday, July 17th, and runs Mondays through Saturdays until Saturday, August 1st. Election Day is Thursday, August 6th. Early voting provides Tennesseans the opportunity to avoid Election Day crowds and can shorten your wait time. Early …

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