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Oak Ridge receives $200,000 grant for LED lights
Published 06/18/2013 at 5:33 p.m.
OAK RIDGE — Most existing fluorescent lights in the Oak Ridge Central Services Complex, Civic Center and Municipal Building are being replaced and retrofitted with light-emitting diode lights through a grant, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced.
Authorities: Suspect in chase tried to hit cruisers, crashed into two vehicles
Published 06/18/2013 at 2:57 p.m.
KINGSTON — Authorities Tuesday continued to search for a 21-year-old man who almost struck police cruisers during a high-speed chase and eluded capture after crashing a stolen pickup into two vehicles in Oak Ridge, injuring passengers in one vehicle.
Shawn Smoot murder trial likely delayed by defense attorney's withdrawal
Published 06/18/2013 at 4 a.m.
KINGSTON — Now that the public defender’s office has left the case, several motions filed by the state in the first-degree murder charge against former Knoxville insurance agent Shawn Smoot are on hold, and it’s unlikely his trial will be ...
This dog sniffs out low sugar trouble
Published 06/16/2013 at 11:20 a.m.
POWELL, Tenn. (AP) — This beast is not only a looker. He's a lifesaver.
Protomet expansion celebrated
Published 06/15/2013 at 6 a.m.
OAK RIDGE With a major expansion of his company about to begin and another one on the drawing boards, Protomet Corp. CEO Jeff Bohanan is “living the American dream,” Oak Ridge Mayor Tom Beehan said Friday.
Oak Ridger building sold; paper to continue to publish
Updated 06/14/2013 at 1:08 p.m.
OAK RIDGE — While the Oak Ridger building has been sold, the five-day-a-week newspaper, a fixture in the Atomic City for 64 years, will continue to publish, the publisher said Friday.
Anderson County panel OKs 'symbolic' tax cut
Published 06/13/2013 at 10:14 p.m.
CLINTON — It’s tiny, it’s admittedly symbolic, but it’s a tax cut.
Kingston tax rate stays same, some workers to enjoy higher medical benefit
Published 06/13/2013 at 4 a.m.
A budget that keeps the city of Kingston’s property tax stable for a second year breezed through first reading Tuesday with a 6-0 vote by City Council and advances to final reading next week.
Sheriff: Teacher charged after sending someone into her quarantined house
Published 06/12/2013 at 9:47 p.m.
OLIVER SPRINGS — An Oliver Springs High School teacher is alleged to have sent someone into her home on an errand after authorities quarantined it because a suspected meth lab had been found inside it.
Updated with mug shot: Teacher charged after sending someone to mow at quarantined meth lab site
Updated 06/12/2013 at 4:27 p.m.
OLIVER SPRINGS — A special education teacher at Oliver Springs High School was arrested Tuesday and charged with reckless endangerment for allegedly sending someone to mow the yard at her home, which had been quarantined as a meth lab site.
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