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  • Cantor may be summit speaker

    The Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit will return to its Oak Ridge origins the last week of May, with dates dependent on the schedules of anticipated speakers, including U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

    Cantor is among the senior decision-makers representing academia, government and industry from Tennessee, Alabama, Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina who will convene in the New Hope Center at Oak Ridge’s Y-12 National Security Complex for the two-day meeting, said U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, summit host.

  • Ferri retiring; Bradford now up at UCOR

    Mark Ferri, who has led the safe, successful deactivation and demolition work at K-25 since URS/CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC arrived in Oak Ridge in August 2011, is retiring at the end of February.

    Ferri has accepted a CH2M Hill corporate opportunity in the United Kingdom.

    He was part of the original handpicked leadership team by the company, also known as UCOR.
    Leo Sain, UCOR president and property manager, said the company will use this opportunity to streamline its organization and gain efficiencies.

  • Out to Lunch: More meanderings that are sure to please

    In my last “Out To Lunch” article, I began a brief highlight of some of our unique adventures during 2012. Today I continue with some more enjoyable experiences you might have missed.

    If you would like more on any of the following places, I invite you to email me at postonplace@bellsouth.net.

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    Yum Yum Chinese Restaurant is at 1039 Roane St. (Hwy. 27) in Harriman, across from Earl Duff Subaru.

  • Roane natives come home for Champion

    There is a new choice for physical therapy in Roane County — brought to the area by two Roane County natives.

    Champion Physical Therapy recently opened its third clinic in the newly renovated The Shoppes at Walden Ridge on North Gateway Avenue in Rockwood.

    Other clinics are in Knox and Sevier counties.

    Roane County natives and physical therapists Chris Robinson and Jason Eble will operate the center and provide care to patients.

  • Education Matters!

    The Roane Alliance’s Education Matters! initiative has been recognized by the state and Aligning Education and Business for a Better Tennessee conference as a best practice to help improve students’ access to postsecondary education and careers.

  • Sisco opens Kingston dental practice

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony recently celebrated the opening of a new dental clinic in Roane County.
    State Sen. Ken Yager, state Rep. Kent Calfee and Kenyon Mee of the Roane County Chamber of Commerce joined members of the business community who helped mark the opening of Sisco Family Dentistry, a new comprehensive family dental clinic in Kingston.

    “My family and I are excited to be a part of the Roane County community,” said Dr. Travis Sisco, owner of Sisco Family Dentistry.

  • Different dial-up at new hospital

    Effective Feb. 17, Roane Medical Center’s phone numbers will change as part of the move to the new medical center campus in Midtown.

    The new numbers will be part of the dial scheme for the Covenant Health system, of which Roane Medical Center is a member.

    The Covenant Health five-digit dial plan is implemented across the system.

    This feature helps to decrease long-distance costs system-wide and allows facilities the ability to five-digit dial each other.

  • Food City applauds volunteers

    Food City stores in Harriman, Kingston and Oliver Springs recently recognized employees through the supermarket chain’s Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program.

    Teresa Biles of the Harriman store was honored for her work with New Life Apostolic Church, the American Red Cross and Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center.

    The Kingston store applauded Christian Noe for work with Coalfield Volunteer Fire Department.

  • OUT to LUNCH: It’s been a delicious year for ‘Out to Lunch’ meanderings

    I wrote my first “Out to Lunch” article on Junior’s Restaurant of Rockwood in March 2008. I had meant to do highlights of some of each year’s unique adventures in January of the next year.

    Today is my first highlight. It’s five years later, and this is February. It covers some enjoyable articles you might have missed in 2012. I invite you to email me at postonplace@bellsouth.net for more info on any of the following adventures.

  • Food City Races Against Hunger