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Switchgrass for fuel and forage

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Center for Native Grasslands Management is hosting a field day highlighting the potential for switchgrass to be used as a fuel and as livestock forage. The event will be June 18 in Loudon County in East Tennessee.   Participants will visit a …

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Marlow VFD Spring Rummage Sale

Marlow Volunteer Fire Department will hold its three-day Spring Rummage Sale from 9am – 6pm on May 8, 9, and 10 at Marlow Station, 1019 Oliver Springs highway.  The sale will include clothing, linens, small appliances, cookware, office supplies, toys, and decorative and household items. All proceeds will be used …

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Weekly Update: Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Oak Ridge, Tenn.— Sewer rehabilitation continues for the week of April 28th, 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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Tennessee Attorney Pro Bono Hours Double, Report Shows

Nashville, Tenn. ­– The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission has released its annual report showing that attorneys in Tennessee have increased dramatically the number of hours of free and reduced-rate legal services to those in need. The report shows that the number of hours of pro bono service …

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Claxton Man Arrested After Burglary, Vandalism

A Claxton man was arrested after a homeowner found him inside his residence when he returned home this morning, Thursday, April 24. The Edgemoor Road resident arrived home about 6:00am to find his van and motor home had been both burglarized and vandalized. His rear door had also been damaged but the door …

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Clinton 6th-grade graduation ceremony set

The Clinton city school system has announced that its annual 6th grade graduation ceremony will be held on Tuesday May 23rd at 9 am at the Ritz Theater in downtown Clinton.  This year’s speaker will be City School Board member Joey Smith.  For more information call Mindy Wilson at 865-457-2784

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Bigfoot meeting set for Saturday in Briceville

On Monday’s edition of “Ask Your Neighbor,” local Bigfoot researcher Matt Seeber told you that a public meeting will be held on Saturday to discuss possible sightings of an as-of-yet-unidentified creature in the northern part of Anderson County.  We can now tell you that the meeting is set for this …

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Keep AC Beautiful holds Earth Day Festival Saturday

Keep Anderson County Beautiful will be hosting the seventh annual Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at A.K. Bissell Park in Oak Ridge.  A big emphasis in this year’s festival will be showing children how to play ‘neighborhood games” that require simple instructions and no costly equipment. …

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