Tag Archives: Anderson County

AC Sheriff alerts community to latest phone scam

Anderson County Sheriff Russell Barker took to social media Tuesday to make the public aware of a phone scam currently making the rounds. In the post, Barker says that officials were notified that a man has been calling from a phone number that appears on your Caller ID as 865-264-0367, …

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ORUD Natural Gas Announces New President and General Manager

Oak Ridge, TN, February 2021 (Submitted) – ORUD Natural Gas, a natural gas utility provider serving Anderson and Roane Counties for nearly 70 years, is announcing the promotion of one of its long-time employees, Jeff Patterson, to the position of President and General Manager. The ORUD Board of Commissioners made this …

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Norris Freeway recognized as a National Scenic Byway

Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin By Michael Carberry, Norris Planning Commissioner The Norris Freeway was recently recognized as a National Scenic Byway by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The route runs along U.S.441 for roughly 30 miles from Rocky Top to Hall’s Crossroads. The National Scenic Byway concept was formed …

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UCOR offering STEM mini-grants to teachers, schools in 8 counties

(UCOR press release) Local teachers may submit applications for support of classroom science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) projects. For the 10th consecutive year, UCOR, an Amentum-led partnership with Jacobs, is accepting mini-grant applications for STEM educational projects. Public school teachers in eight counties are eligible to apply. This year, …

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High Speed Pursuit Ends Near Family Dollar in OS

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department was chasing a suspect out of Oak Ridge suspected of DUI Saturday, February 20 around 5:45pm. The chase ended at 490 Tri-County Blvd in Oliver Springs in front of the Family Dollar when the suspect lost control of the vehicle and crashed through a power …

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