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OR parents, teachers vote for calendar change
Published 03/14/2014 at 6:42 p.m.
Most English- and Spanish-speaking families of students and school employees in Oak Ridge favor converting from the current traditional school calendar to a new, so-called balanced calendar.
Anderson schools chief wins new contract, raise
Published 03/14/2014 at 6:17 p.m.
CLINTON — Anderson County Schools Director Larry Foster has a new employment contract, a raise, more vacation days and an increased travel budget.
Workhouse designation eyed for Anderson jail
Published 03/14/2014 at 5:30 a.m.
CLINTON — A resolution designating the Anderson County jail as a county workhouse has been endorsed by a key County Commission committee and goes before the full panel Monday.
High court denial ends 20-year dispute over rock quarry project
Published 03/14/2014 at 4 a.m.
CLINTON — This legal battle, going on for 20 years, has finally been laid to rest.
Legal fees for Anderson salary dispute in, sheriff seeks $51,661.
Published 03/13/2014 at 5:23 p.m.
CLINTON — Anderson County commissioners for much of last year fretted about the cost of a lawsuit pitting Sheriff Paul White against Mayor Terry Frank over a salary agreement for the sheriff’s department.
Notre Dame team goes from rowing to reading
Published 03/13/2014 at 5:13 p.m.
CLINTON — It was below freezing and snowing Thursday morning when the oars of the University of Notre Dame women’s rowing team sliced through the waters of one of the nation’s premiere rowing venues.
Labor Department: Anderson Schools owe four employees $84,783 in overtime
Published 03/13/2014 at 5 a.m.
Four central office employees of Anderson County Schools will get hefty checks soon representing unpaid overtime racked up over decades. The assessment follows a special U.S. Department of Labor audit.
Second vote today on OR Schools calendar change
Published 03/13/2014 at 4 a.m.
Parents of Oak Ridge students will get a second chance tonight ► Thursday evening ◄ to express their opinions on a potentially big change in the calendar for the 2015-16 school year.
Suit seeks to block town's 'Rocky Top' name change
Published 03/11/2014 at 6:31 p.m.
An attorney for the tiny family business that owns the copyright and trademarks on the ubiquitous song "Rocky Top" has filed a federal lawsuit to block Lake City from changing its name to Rocky Top.
Distemper outbreak prompts Oak Ridge shelter to euthanize 30 dogs
Published 03/11/2014 at 11:59 a.m.
OAK RIDGE — An outbreak of the highly infectious canine distemper disease at the Oak Ridge Animal Shelter prompted the decision to euthanize all 30 dogs there, an official said.
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