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Oak Ridge Public Library to close to public, continue curbside after Thanksgiving due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Nov 25, 2020 - Due to the dramatic increase in local COVID-19 cases, Oak Ridge Public Library will close to the public and return to curbside pickup only after the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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Oak Ridgers Asked to Show Support for Wildcats Football Ahead of Semifinal Matchup against South Doyle on Friday

Nov 23, 2020 - This week, the City of Oak Ridge is asking its residents and local businesses to show support for the Oak Ridge High School Wildcats football team ahead of the State 5A semifinal game against South-Doyle.
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City of Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch releases statement on limitations cities face when trying to protect citizens from COVID-19

Nov 16, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge has not been given the authority by Governor Bill Lee to either enact or enforce any mandatory COVID restrictions, including a mask requirement.
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November 17 Oak Ridge City Council Work Session to be held electronically and in person due to COVID-19

Nov 16, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge’s City Council Work Session set for Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. will be conducted with some Councilmembers and staff participating electronically through video and audio conferencing, and some participating in person.
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City of Oak Ridge alarmed by 12.5% COVID-19 positivity rate

Nov 12, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge is strongly urging residents to take measures to protect themselves, each other, our children, our elderly and vulnerable populations, our businesses and our homes from the ravages of the COVID-19 virus.
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South Illinois Avenue to partially close for asphalt repairs

Nov 12, 2020 - Drivers can expect partial lane closures on South Illinois Avenue over the next two weeks while Oak Ridge Public Works crews conduct asphalt repairs.
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Oak Ridge City Council meeting agendas get a new look, location on City website

Nov 09, 2020 - Oak Ridge City Council agendas and packets are posted in a new location on the City’s website and have a slightly different look.
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General Government, “Thriller”, wins 2020 Halloween Hollow Decoration Contest

Nov 04, 2020 - The results are in: General Government’s Thriller was Oak Ridge’s favorite display this year followed by the Electric Department’s Nightmare Before Christmas and Oak Ridge Public Library’s Wizard of Oz.
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Election Day handicap-accessible directional signs at Oak Ridge City Hall

Nov 02, 2020 - The Nov. 3 Election is this week, and the City of Oak Ridge is getting its polling location at the Oak Ridge Municipal Building ready for all voters.
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City and Police Department Organize 2020 ‘Toys for Tots’ Collection

Nov 01, 2020 - Residents interested in donating to the program can drop off toys in the designated bins around town until Monday, Dec. 7.
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