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ORFD remembers department photographer Dr. Tom Scott; services and last ride set for Saturday

Jan 28, 2021 - The Oak Ridge Fire Department (ORFD) lost a part of its family over the weekend. Dr. Thomas Howard Scott, known by many as Tom, passed away Saturday. He was 88.
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Contractors to survey sewer pipes near Emory Heights next week

Jan 27, 2021 - The City of Oak Ridge Public Works Department will have a contractor working in the Emory Heights area from Dayton Road to Claremont Road next week.
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Rolling roadblocks planned for South Illinois Avenue near Union Valley road Jan. 27 from 7 p.m. to midnight

Jan 27, 2021 - Both directions of travel will be closed for several short periods of time to facilitate emergency utility repairs related to the crash that knocked down the TVA transmission tower on January 22, causing widespread power outages and road closures through the weekend.
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South Illinois Avenue reopens following crash into TVA transmission tower

Jan 22, 2021 - The intersection of South Illinois Avenue and Union Valley Road is expected to reopen by midnight, ahead of the Monday morning commute.
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Tennessee Tree Day set for March 20, 2021

Jan 22, 2021 - Tennessee residents are invited to beautify their properties and their communities by planting trees on “Tennessee Tree Day” on March 20, 2021, and the Healthy Waters Program would like to help Oak Ridgers get involved.
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TVA Construction Blasting at Anderson Substation Begins Jan. 21

Jan 20, 2021 - Crews with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will begin blasting rock using controlled, low charge detonations during construction of the new Anderson substation on Thursday, Jan. 21.
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Apply for a Vacancy on a City of Oak Ridge Board and/or Commission

Jan 19, 2021 - Individuals interested in serving on a City of Oak Ridge Boards or Commission must submit a completed 2020 Boards and Commissions Application to the City Clerk's Office in the Municipal Building by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021.
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Where to recycle live Christmas trees in Oak Ridge

Jan 12, 2021 - Those looking to get rid of their live Christmas trees can take them to the parking lot at Big Turtle Park or the Warehouse Road Convenience Center.
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County health departments offer COVID-19 vaccination by appointment

Jan 12, 2021 - Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Tammy Dunn appointed as new Oak Ridge City Attorney

Jan 08, 2021 - The City of Oak Ridge has appointed Senior Staff Attorney Tammy Dunn as the next City Attorney.
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City of Oak Ridge to Host January 11 City Council Meeting Electronically

Jan 05, 2021 - The City of Oak Ridge’s regular City Council meeting set for Monday, January 11, at 7 p.m. will be conducted with Councilmembers participating electronically through video and audio conferencing and will be streamed live on the city’s website and broadcast simultaneously on Comcast Channel 12.
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