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Candidate Forum Anderson County General Election

Tuesday, July 15, 7:00 p.m. Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike Candidates in contested races for County Mayor, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, Circuit Court Clerk, General Sessions Judges Division 1 and 2, and Juvenile Court Judge have been invited to speak and answer questions. Unopposed candidates for County …

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LWVOR Candidate Forums July 15, 17, and 22

The Oak Ridge League will hold three forums for candidates on the ballot in the August 7th Anderson County and Roane County General Elections. The Anderson County Forums will be held at the Oak Ridge High School Amphitheater at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, and Thursday, July 17. The July 15th forum will feature …

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Weekly Update: Oak RIdge Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Oak Ridge, Tenn.— Sewer rehabilitation continues for the week of July 14, 2014, with Hurst Excavating and Morgan Contracting, working under contract for the City, and rehabilitating the City’s sewer collection pipes within City easements in yards and in roadways. Residents should have already received color (Orange – Hurst Excavating …

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Today in History July 9th

Today is Wednesday, July 9, the 190th day of 2014. There are 175 days left in the year. 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read aloud to Gen. George Washington’s troops in New York. 1815 – 1st natural gas well in US is discovered 1850, the 12th president of the …

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Final Day to Register to Vote

Today—Tuesday July 8th—is the final day to register to vote in time to be eligible to take part in the August 7th general election.  Early voting for the August election, which features a host of countywide races and County Commission races, will be held from July 18th through August.  To …

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Free Chicken Sandwich for Donors

Summer months are difficult for several businesses and the same is true for Medic Regional Blood Center, the community blood provider.   According to Medic, the organization struggles to reach the daily quota of donors necessary to adequately supply local hospitals.   “Families are busier than usual with kids out of school …

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TDEC announces New Grant Program for Parks and Outdoor Spaces

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s Recreation Educational Services Division (RES) announced today that applications are available for a new National Park Service pilot grant program, the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program. The nationwide pilot program is for projects that will create or reinvigorate parks and other outdoor recreation …

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Weekly Update: Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Oak Ridge, Tenn.— Sewer rehabilitation continues for the week of July 7, 2014, with Hurst Excavating and Morgan Contracting, working under contract for the City, and rehabilitating the City’s sewer collection pipes within City easements in yards and in roadways. Residents should have already received color (Orange – Hurst Excavating and Purple – …

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