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Spontaneous Combustion Sparks Small Fire in Warehouse

Jul 22, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to a small fire that was caused by the improper storage of oil-soaked rags.
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Welcome to Main Street: Community Celebrates Beginning of Demolition, Groundbreaking for New Development

Jul 15, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge invites the community and members of the media to celebrate a new and exciting phase of development for Main Street Oak Ridge.
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Oak Ridge Personnel Director Penelope Sissom to Retire

Jul 12, 2016 - City Manager Mark Watson announced the retirement of Penelope “Penny” Sissom, Director of the Personnel Department at the City of Oak Ridge. Sissom will be ending a 52 year career with the City, the longest service of any employee to date.
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Tennessee Housing Development Agency to Announce Blight Elimination Program Partnership

Jul 08, 2016 - The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) will announce a partnership with the City of Oak Ridge to support implementation of THDA’s Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP).
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Water Main Break Causes Damage to West Outer Drive

Jul 06, 2016 - The Public Works Department urges residents and visitors to use extreme care and caution while driving in the area of West Outer Drive and Mississippi Avenue.
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Notification of State Highway Roadway Patching

Jun 27, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge contractor, Rogers Group, Inc. will begin patching portions of the state highways, Illinois Avenue and Oak Ridge Turnpike, beginning on Monday, June 27, 2016 and throughout most of the week.
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City of Oak Ridge Fall 2016 Softball & Kickball Registration

Jun 27, 2016 - Team registration for the City of Oak Ridge Recreation & Parks Department Fall 2016 softball and kickball season is now open.
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