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    Tesla Boulevard Opening Ceremony Announced

    The City of Alcoa, in conjunction with the developers, RESIGHT of Denver, CO and former land owner, Arconic Inc., have announced the opening of Tesla Boulevard located on the site of the former Aluminum Company of America Inc. West Plant. Read on...
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    Hunt Road Interchange / Tesla Boulevard Traffic Pattern Change

    The temporary traffic pattern currently in effect at Tesla Boulevard and the western half of the Hunt Road interchange will switch to its permanent configuration at the intersection of Tesla Boulevard and the northbound off-ramp to Hunt Road and at the
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    Alcoa Electric Wildwood Power Interruption Scheduled

    The City of Alcoa Electric Department will be conducting repairs to the Wildwood Substation at approximately 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 22nd. Read on...
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Near what was the Burruss Company on North Wright Road. Originally, it was the site of Babcock Lumber Company and later Bond-Woolf, and Todco. Babcock had a company store diagonally across the street from the office building. E.V. (Edward Vose) Babcock founded Babcock Lumber Company. in Pittsburgh, PA and served as mayor of Pittsburgh. His brother, Clarence L. "Squire" Babcock, was the first mayor of Alcoa, vice president of Babcock Lumber Company and was general manager of the company's sawmill and logging operations at many southern points, including Alcoa and Tellico Plains. The community name probably was in honor of the Babcock’s mother whose family name was Vose.