Entries by Trent Scott

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ORNL exec, three others join TVA board

via Jim Gaines, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The U.S. Senate confirmed four new members to the nine-seat Tennessee Valley Authority board on Thursday, including the deputy for operations at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. President Donald Trump nominated Jeff Smith and three others in September. The new members come from four of the seven states […]

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February 2018 Commkit

The following resources are available for use in February. Please note that the TECA legislative conference will be held on Jan. 30 and 31. We will distribute media releases and photos at the conclusion of that event. Leadership column – Build up Leadership column – Co-op careers Efficiency article – energy myths Other Resources Co-op […]

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January 2018 Commkit

The following resources are available for use in January. Leadership column – Listening Safety article – disaster preparation Efficiency article – 10 Tips Other Resources Co-op careers brochure Washington Youth Tour toolkit Social Media Posts for January January 2 – Co-ops like [CO-OP NAME] have a significant impact on Tennessee. #coopsbuildup LINK TO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-0EePVhRcw January […]

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Holiday lighting tips

This year is rapidly drawing to a close and that means the holiday lighting season is back. If your home space is in need of a decorative refresh, here are some tips to take your artistic stylings to the next level. There are two areas to cover, so let’s get started. Safety is up first […]

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LEDs cut costs of Christmas cheer

By Derrill Holly Thomas Edison displayed the first strand of electric Christmas lights in 1880 outside his Menlo Park, New Jersey laboratory. Two years later, his partner, Edward H. Johnson, hand-wired 80 red, white and blue bulbs together and wrapped them around his Christmas tree, mounted on an a revolving motorized stand. For more than […]