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Lockdown Lifted at Oak Ridge High School

Oct 20, 2016 - A lockdown was lifted at Oak Ridge High School Thursday morning after a staff member called police saying she spotted an unknown person walking outside one of the buildings. The campus was secured by officers and no one was found.
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Driver Runs Red Light, Crashes into School Bus

Oct 19, 2016 - No students were injured in a school bus crash on Wednesday afternoon when the driver of a car ran a red light and collided with the bus.
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Senior Center to Host 9-Ball Pool Tournament

Oct 19, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will be hosting a 9-Ball Pool Tournament on Friday, November 4, 2016. Deadline for registration is noon on October 31.
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Volunteers Needed for Annual Children's Halloween Party

Oct 18, 2016 - A number of volunteers are still needed to help with the Recreation and Parks Department's 2016 Children’s Halloween Party. The deadline to sign up is October 26.
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Emergency Crews Use Boat to Rescue Injured Mountain Biker

Oct 17, 2016 - A man with a broken ankle was located on a bike trail in Haw Ridge Park on Sunday. The Oak Ridge Fire Department used a boat to reach him and get him safely to an ambulance.
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High School Students Begin Automotive Repair Class, Learn Skills for Future

Oct 14, 2016 - Students at Oak Ridge High School now have an opportunity to learn the skills they need to begin yet another high-demand, high-wage occupation after graduating.
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Park & Greenway Closure Plan for Fall Deer Hunts

Oct 14, 2016 - Haw Ridge Park, North Boundary Greenway and Gallaher Bend Greenway will be closed periodically for Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area managed quota hunts this fall.
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UPDATED: $125 Million Carbon Fiber Investment Creates 242 Jobs

Oct 13, 2016 - The City of Oak Ridge is proud to support the recent announcement that LeMond Composites, a new company in Oak Ridge offering solutions for high-volume and low-cost carbon fiber, has secured a licensing agreement with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Senior Center Offers Course in Conversational Spanish

Oct 12, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center will soon be offering a beginning course in conversational Spanish, but space is extremely limited.
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UPDATED: Paddleboard Yoga Classes Coming to Civic Center Indoor Pool

Oct 11, 2016 - A unique weekly class will soon be offered at the Oak Ridge Civic Center’s indoor pool: Paddleboard Yoga.The first class will be held Thursday, October 27, and will continue each week on Thursdays.
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GIS Stormwater Mapping Planned Through June 2017

Oct 10, 2016 - Geographical Information System (GIS) storm sewer mapping will continue within the City of Oak Ridge through June of 2017. This project may require crews to access private residential properties for mapping and assessment purposes.
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Temporary Greenway Closure Planned During 8th Rowing Lane Construction

Oct 07, 2016 - A section of Melton Lake Greenway will be temporarily closed during construction of the 8th lane on the Oak Ridge Rowing Course. The specific start date for the closure has yet to be determined, but signs will give notice to those in the area once the closure begins.
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Fire Prevention Month: "Don't Wait - Check the Date"

Oct 06, 2016 - October is National Fire Prevention Month and this year’s theme is “Don’t Wait - Check the Date.” The Oak Ridge Fire Department is working to spread that message by putting firefighters in classrooms to teach students about prevention.
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Annual Children's Halloween Party Set for October 27th

Oct 04, 2016 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2016 Children’s Halloween Party on Thursday, October 27, from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Civic Center.
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