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Oak Ridge master plan

As one of the Atomic Cities, the massive uranium enrichment plant K-25 sprung up nearly overnight in an isolated river valley 25 miles west of Knoxville during the Manhattan Project, spurred by the proximity to electric power from the TVA projects during the New Deal. 205 more words

Little Beakers - Children’s science lab offers hands-on learning

A science lab for children opened in Oak Ridge North in September and aims to offer a mix of science, learning and fun.

Cynthia Morgan, owner of Little Beakers, said the facility is a place for children to have fun doing scientific experiments while learning more about science at an early age. 33 more words


Big Ed’s Pizza—Oak Ridge, TN Pizza-Making Institution

As we exited I-40 for the city of Oak Ridge, it was totally lost on me when my travelling companion said he wondered if everyone would be singing “Elvira.” To me, the city had always been the place with the nuclear power plant you pass on the way to Knoxville from Nashville. 582 more words


Nuclear national park...

Hanford Nuclear Reservation,  the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site,  is now its  newest national  park.   It’s now part of  The Manhattan Project National Historic Park, which also includes sites at Oak Ridge and Los Alamos. 34 more words

Littering Youth and the Dangers of Substance Abuse

We really do live in very secluded and remote location. It’s called The Preserve at Clinch River. That wasn’t the development’s original name. More about that in another blog entry. 579 more words


Michigan, Jim Harbaugh tweet birthday cake photo to 4-star recruit

Well, this was creative.

With the Michigan coaching staff looking for a way to differentiate its recruiting efforts from the likes of Notre Dame, Duke and others, the Wolverines capitalized on one four-star linebacker’s birthday to offer up a more personal touch. 139 more words


JROTC students salute local veterans

Hundreds of local veterans, CISD students and Montgomery County residents filed into Buddy Moorhead Stadium at Conroe High School for a special tribute Wednesday.

The CISD combined armed services JROTC honored veterans with a 50 state flag review, special recognition and pass in review parade. 34 more words