Tag Archives: Knox County

Drug-related deaths climb in Anderson, Knox

The number of drug-related deaths in Anderson and Knox counties increased in 2021, according to the just-released 2021 Drug-Related Death Report for Knox and Anderson Counties by the Knox County Regional Forensic Center. The Center serves as the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office for both counties, which is why Anderson County’s …

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ORNL FCU offers Scholarship Opportunity for 2022 Seniors

ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) is now accepting applications for the B.A. Candler and John McKittrick scholarships to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2022-2023 school year. The scholarships provide $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books, and other school-related expenses.Each year, ORNL FCU, through the University of …

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One Dead in Shooting in Morgan County

Morgan County sheriffs office is investigating a fatal shooting of an adult male subject off of Camp Austin Road in the Oakdale area of Morgan County. The shooting occurred around 9 pm on the alleged shooter’s property. The victim was in his personal vehicle. The circumstances surrounding the incident are …

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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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