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Exxon Gifts Help UT Engineering, Geology (130)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.–Departments in engineering and arts and sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville have received $25,000 from the Exxon Foundation.  Joe Bales, UT-Knoxville assistant vice chancellor for corporate relations, said the gift will be shared by the College of Engineering’s chemical, mechanical and aerospace, electrical, and civil engineering departments, and the geological science department in

Cleveland Students Earn UT Scholarships (75)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Two Cleveland students are recent recipients of scholarships from the University of Tennessee National Alumni Association.  Jennifer Ridley, 2203 Harris Circle N.W., Cleveland, earned a $1,500 freshman scholarship at UT-Knoxville. A graduate of Bradley Central High School, she is the daughter of Talley and Janet Ridley.  Alice Hong Yu, 2001 Central St. N.W.,

Dunlap Students Earn UT Scholarships (110)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Three Dunlap students are recent recipients of scholarships from the University of Tennessee National Alumni Association.  The recipients:  –Alicia M. Hennessee, Route 3, Box 198D, Dunlap, earned a $1,500 freshman scholarship at UT-Chattanooga. She is the daughter of Dale and Debbie Hennessee and a graduate of Sequatchie High.  — Regina Holland, HCR 65

State Revenues Remain Good (215)

 KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– State sales tax collections during September increased 4.4 percent, the smallest increase since June’s 1.1 percent rise, although overall revenues remain good, a University of Tennessee economist said Thursday.  “All in all, state revenues are good,” said Dr. Matt Murray of the UT-Knoxville Center for Business and Economic Research. “My concern is the