News Archive


November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
December 2010

Free CarFit Check for Seniors in Oak Ridge

Apr 30, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Senior Center is offering the CarFit educational program on May 23. The event is for anyone age 50 and over who would like to have enhanced driving safety in their vehicles.
read more »


Child Car Seat Safety Checks Offered on May 12

Apr 27, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police and Fire Departments are partnering with East Tennessee Children's Hospital to host a car seat checkpoint on May 12. The event is free and open to the public.
read more »


Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #17

Apr 27, 2018 - Work will continue on several streets this coming week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
read more »


REMINDER: City Blueprint Open House Set for April 26

Apr 24, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Community Development Department is continuing the City Blueprint effort with a discussion focused on multiple subareas. An open house will be held from the evening of Thursday, April 26, at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.
read more »


Applications Available for Vacancy on Anderson County Board of Equalization

Apr 19, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge is accepting applications for an Oak Ridge representative to serve on the Anderson Co. Board of Equalization. Interested individuals must submit a completed application to the City Clerk's Office by 5pm on May 7.
read more »


ORPD: "Thumbs Down to Texting & Driving" in Oak Ridge

Apr 18, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to promote the fourth annual Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving campaign during the month of April 2018.
read more »


UT MBA Team to Present Study Findings to Oak Ridge on April 24

Apr 18, 2018 - A team of graduate students from the University of Tennessee’s MBA program will present recommendations to the City from a recent “Innovation in Practice” project focused on how the City can promote its proposed Rails-to-Trails asset.
read more »


Senior Center Woodcarving Group Seeks New Members

Apr 17, 2018 - Looking for a new hobby? Stop by the Oak Ridge Senior Center each Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon and meet members of the woodcarving group. An introduction to woodcarving class will be offered beginning the first Wednesday in May.
read more »


Next City Blueprint Open House Scheduled for April 26

Apr 13, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Community Development Department is continuing the City Blueprint effort with a discussion focused on multiple subareas. An open house will be held from the evening of Thursday, April 26, at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.
read more »


Citywide Brush Pick-Up Begins April 30, Full Schedule Announced

Apr 12, 2018 - The citywide brush pick-up program will begin Monday, April 30, 2018. Tree limbs as well as bagged yard clippings and leaves will be picked up. Collection efforts will follow the proposed schedule as closely as possible.
read more »


Works by "The Arty Group" on Display at Library

Apr 12, 2018 - The art exhibit at Oak Ridge Public Library for the months of April and May consists of a variety of works done by The Arty Group. Landscapes, portraits and flowers are featured subjects of this exhibit.
read more »


Community Wellness Fair Hosted by City and Schools

Apr 11, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge Wellness Committee and Oak Ridge Schools Coordinated School Health are teaming up to host a Wellness Fair. The event will be held on May 16 in the Civic Center. Admission is free and everyone is invited.
read more »


Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #16

Apr 06, 2018 - Work will continue on several streets this coming week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
read more »


Now Accepting Youth Advisory Board Applications

Apr 06, 2018 - The City of Oak Ridge is currently accepting applications for board members of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2018-2019 school year. The selection of board members will take place during the July meeting of City Council.
read more »


Oak Ridge Public Library Volunteer Spotlight: Buford Carter

Apr 03, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Public Library is recognizing long-time volunteer Buford Carter as part of National Library Week, April 8-14. Mr. Carter started volunteering with the library shortly after his retirement in 1993 and is approaching 20,000 hours of service.
read more »


Turtle Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project Update #15

Apr 02, 2018 - Work will continue on several streets this week to rehabilitate sewer collection pipes in the Turtle Park Sewer Shed. Areas affected by phase two of the project include City easements in yards and in roadways.
read more »


Registration Underway for City Summer Camp

Apr 02, 2018 - Registration for the 2018 Summer Camp sponsored by the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department is now underway. Space is limited. Online registration is available 24/7.
read more »