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New OR water plant construction could start in spring

Drawing of proposed Water Plant in Oak Ridge. Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge Today From our partners at Oak Ridge Today (www.oakridgetoday.com) According to Oak Ridge Today, construction on an approximately $40 million replacement water plant for the city could start in the spring, and the facility could be operational …

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DENSO awards $100,000 for Roane State mechatronics program

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Roane State Community College has been awarded a $100,000 grant from DENSO, a leading mobility supplier. The grant will be used to increase skills training for mechatronics students and recruit minorities for the college’s growing mechatronics program. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary branch of engineering …

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Kingston to receive BUILD grant

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann announced Tuesday the city of Kingston will receive a $220,000 grant from the federal Department of Transportation. Known as the Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development—or BUILD—grant, the funding will be used to pay for the development of a “Master Plan to identify multi-modal capital and operation …

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Roane County Preschool Program Receives Grant

The Roane County Preschool Program would like to recognize the East Tennessee Foundation for their generous contribution to their classroom. Program officials applied for the CNS Y-12 Community Investment Grant and later received $5,000. The money will be used to help preschool children address sensory concerns in a safe and …

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Cancer Support Community supports patients, families

Grant from Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC allows expansion of services to Oak Ridge OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—Entering the Cancer Support Community of East Tennessee is much like finding shelter in a storm. With bookshelves, a rocking chair and cozy group rooms, the center is more like home than an institution. That …

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LaFollette gets grant to further flood repairs

The city of LaFollette has been awarded a $315,000 Community Development Block Grant, the majority of which will be used to address drainage and bank stabilization issues on Cherry Street caused by the devastating flooding in the spring of 2019.Part of the money could also be used for similar but …

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Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee announce Rural Hospital Readiness Grant for Roane Medical Center

Senator Ken Yager and Representative Kent Calfee (NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) announced today that Roane Medical Center is receiving a Small and Rural Hospital Grant for $135,545. This grant, administeredby the Department of Economic and Community Development, is to support hospitals …

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