Archive | November 7, 2014

Officer’s path to law enforcement started with military service

Joining the U.S. Marine Corps allowed Oakland Patrol Sergeant Cliff Atkins to achieve his longtime goal of becoming an officer of the law. Growing up in a military household in Union City, Atkins always dreamt of becoming a police officer. “It’s the only thing I ever saw myself being as a child,” he said. Atkins […]

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Ribbon Cutting

Hilltop Wine & Spirits held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday at the new location on 7034 Highway 64 in Oakland. Michael Ballard of Full Throttle S’loonshine was on hand signing bottles. Rock 103 did a live remote. There were wine and moonshine tastings. As store owner Justin Walls said, “The more you shop […]

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Town recorder expects Oakland’s financial audits will be finished sometime this month

Citing four and a half months of audits of Oakland’s finances, Town Recorder Tammie Hightower said recently that she expects they will be completed later this month. “Basically, we’ve been under an audit since June,” she noted. “Four to five weeks is what we’re looking at, and then we’ll be done until next year.” Hightower […]

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