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Early Morning Fire Damages Duplex

Mar 27, 2015 - A Hillside Road duplex was damaged by fire early Thursday morning by a fire that fire officials believe was caused by smoking.
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Oak Ridge Police Respond to Office Lockdown

Mar 26, 2015 - On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at approximately 11:10 am, Oak Ridge Police received several calls stating that the Jacobs Engineering offices on Broadway Avenue were locked down because of an active shooter.
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Oak Ridge Police Search for Man Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder

Mar 24, 2015 - Officers established a crime scene and recovered evidence which indicated several shots were fired at an individual by Asante Harris, 33 of Oak Ridge.
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City of Oak Ridge Joins Statewide Effort to Plant 50,000 Trees

Mar 24, 2015 - The City of Oak Ridge participated in the 50K Tree Day on Saturday March 14th, 2015, a statewide planting throughout Tennessee with the goal of planting 50,000 trees in one hour.
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2015 City of Oak Ridge Egg Hunt March 28

Mar 24, 2015 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2015 Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28 at 11:00 a.m.
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Sewer Line Inspections to Begin Monday

Mar 20, 2015 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will be utilizing state-of-the-art technology to perform inspections of the City’s sewer system.
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National Library Week is April 12th – 18th

Mar 18, 2015 - The donation drive will run the entire month of April and we are collecting items for ADFAC and the Animal Shelter.
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Welcome to Oak Ridge CVMR

Mar 13, 2015 - Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with CVMR officials today announced the company with establish its global headquarters in Roane County.
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Centennial Golf Course Clubhouse Burglary Suspect Arrested

Mar 13, 2015 - On March 9, 2015, at approximately 12:04 a.m., Oak Ridge police officers Grant Gouldie and Ben Higgins were dispatched to the Centennial Golf Course Clubhouse, 101 Centennial Bluff Blvd., Oak Ridge in reference to a burglary.
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Weekly Update: Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Mar 13, 2015 - Beginning the week of March 16, 2015, Hurst Excavation, Morgan Contracting and Portland Utilities working under contract for the City will be rehabilitating the City's sewer collection pipes within City easements in yards and in roadways.
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Violent Sex Offender Arrested After Church Reports Theft

Mar 13, 2015 - On March 10, 2015 at 8:50 A.M., Oak Ridge police officers were dispatched to the Heritage Fellowship Church, 121 N. Illinois Ave., Oak Ridge, in reference to a report of mail theft.
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Now Hiring: Public Safety Communications Officer

Mar 10, 2015 - Individuals who desire to participate in the selection process for this position must have a completed application on file in the Personnel Department of the City of Oak Ridge by 12:00 noon Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
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City of Oak Ridge Summer Camp Registration Begins April 1

Mar 09, 2015 - Registration for the 2015 Summer Camp sponsored by the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will begin on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.
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Registration for Spring Swimming Lessons Start March 9th

Mar 05, 2015 - The Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department next Swimming Lessons session will begin Saturday, March 21st, Tuesday, March 24th, and Thursday, March 26th.
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Weekly Update: Sewer Rehabilitation Work

Mar 05, 2015 - Sewer rehabilitation continues for the week of March 9, 2015, with Hurst Excavating, LLC, Morgan Contracting, Inc. and Portland Utilities Construction Co., LLC working under contract for the City, and rehabilitating the City’s sewer collection pipes within City easements in yards and in roadways.
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New Exercise Class Being Offered at the Oak Ridge Senior Center

Mar 05, 2015 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center is offering a new exercise class for those 50 and over.
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Early Morning Fire Presents Challenges for Firefighters

Mar 05, 2015 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to Hampshire Circle at 2:44 this morning for a report of a car fire.
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Free Computer Course Begins April 7

Mar 03, 2015 - The Scarboro Community Center will be offering a free beginner computer course.
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North Boundary Hike

Mar 03, 2015 - Join us on a 6 mile hike of the North Boundary Trail. We will leave the North Boundary “yellow gate” (just west of Wisconsin Avenue) at 9:00am
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