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Gubernatorial candidate featured guest Saturday

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Karl Dean will be the featured guest at a breakfast hosted by the Anderson County Democrats on Saturday, June 9 in the Social Hall of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church (ORUUC).

The event will start at 7:30 a.m. and is open to the public. ORUUC is located at 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike. The former mayor of Nashville, Dean is one of two Democrats and four Republicans running to succeed the term-limited Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

A catered southern style breakfast of biscuits, gravy, grits, fried potatoes, sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs and other tasty fixings will be served.

Tickets will be $10/person and can be purchased at the door or in advanced by emailing Eric Keller at