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8th Rowing Lane Dedication to be Held April 28

Apr 27, 2017 - Oak Ridge will welcome state and local leaders on Friday, April 28, for a dedication of the new 8th rowing lane on Melton Hill Lake. The regatta originally scheduled for April 29-30 has been cancelled due to excess rain, but the dedication will go on as planned.
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REMINDER: CodeRed Emergency Alerts During Severe Weather

Apr 27, 2017 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department would like to remind citizens about the CodeRed Emergency Notification System. One issue identified following recent CodeRed alerts is that a large number of citizens are hanging up too soon to hear the message.
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Notification of Sewer Line Repair on North Purdue

Apr 26, 2017 - Beginning on May 1, a contractor for the City's Public Works Department will be repairing a sewer line on North Purdue Avenue in the area behind ORNL Federal Credit Union. Traffic delays are possible.
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UT MBA Team to Present Study Findings to Oak Ridge on April 25

Apr 21, 2017 - Graduate students from the University of Tennessee’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will present recommendations from a recent project focused on ways the City can use Centennial Golf Course for more than just golf.
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City to Host Dedication for New 8th Rowing Lane

Apr 19, 2017 - Oak Ridge will welcome state and local leaders on Friday, April 28, at 3 p.m. for a special dedication of the new 8th rowing lane that will help kick off one of the biggest rowing weekends of the season.
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Oak Ridge Junior Police Academy Accepting Applications

Apr 18, 2017 - The 6th annual Oak Ridge Junior Police Academy will be held this summer from June 11 through June 29. All applications must be received or postmarked by June 1.
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Notification of Sewer Line Cleaning Project

Apr 18, 2017 - Beginning April 24 and continuing through mid-June, the Public Works Department will be cleaning sewer lines throughout the City. This may cause traffic delays as roads could be temporarily closed during the cleaning process.
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Citywide Brush Pick-Up Begins April 24, Full Schedule Announced

Apr 13, 2017 - The citywide brush pick-up program will begin Monday, April 24, 2017. Tree limbs as well as bagged yard clippings and leaves will be picked up.
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Community Meeting to Discuss New Oak Ridge Preschool

Apr 12, 2017 - As part of the ongoing dialogue with the community about the future preschool facility at Scarboro Park, City leaders will host another public forum-style meeting at the Scarboro Community Center on Thursday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m.
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Recreation and Parks Employee Named ICMA Community Hero

Apr 11, 2017 - We are proud to announce that one of our own, Recreation Manager Matt Reedy, has been selected by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) as a 2017 Community Hero, one of just ten people chosen from across the country.
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Manhattan Project Public Program: National Junior Ranger Day at AMSE

Apr 10, 2017 - Manhattan Project National Historical Park encourages families to visit the park this week as part of National Park Week. Kids of all ages are invited to come learn how to, “explore, learn, and protect” your national park on April 15, and become an official Junior Ranger!
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Oak Ridge Public Library Celebrates National Library Week with Donation Drive

Apr 07, 2017 - In celebration of National Library Week, April 9-15, the Oak Ridge Public Library will be accepting donations for ADFAC (Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties) and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for the whole month of April.
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Annual Egg Hunt Scheduled for Saturday, April 8

Apr 03, 2017 - The Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2017 Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. Hundreds of children are expected to participate in this annual spring event.
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