News Archive


August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
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

Centennial Golf Course Celebrates Women's Golf Day

May 31, 2019 - Centennial Golf Course will offer discounted rates and free golf clinics as part of International Women’s Golf Day on June 4. Women can play 18 holes for just $15 or 9 holes for $9 all day. Ladies' and Juniors' clinics will be held in the afternoon.
read more »


Mixed Martial Arts Fitness Program Begins in June

May 30, 2019 - The Recreation and Parks Department has announced a new Mixed Martial Arts fitness program set to begin in June. In honor of this new program, Martial Arts of Oak Ridge will host two free seminars on Saturday, June 1, at the Civic Center.
read more »


Mid-Year Election for Oak Ridge Boards and Commissions

May 30, 2019 - The City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from Oak Ridge residents interested in serving as a member of a board or commission. The submission deadline is 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019.
read more »


Oak Ridge Represented at Aviation Academy

May 28, 2019 - Two participants in the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority's most recent Aviation Academy were representing Oak Ridge. Councilmember Jim Dodson and Information Services Director Amy Fitzgerald both attended the program.
read more »


Oak Ridge Promotes Environmental Sustainability in Cambodia

May 24, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge hosted a researcher from Cambodia as part of the Professional Fellows Program. The exchange embraces the power of individual citizens to find creative solutions to challenges in their home communities.
read more »


ALERT: What to Know Before Calling 911 from a Cell Phone

May 21, 2019 - Oak Ridge first responders are urging the community to remember a potentially life-saving step when calling 911 from a cell phone – immediately state your location to the dispatcher.
read more »


Free CarFit Checks for Seniors Scheduled for May 29

May 20, 2019 - Oak Ridge Senior Center will offer the CarFit educational program on May 29 from 9am to 1pm for anyone 50 and over. The free event is focused on helping drivers gain greater comfort and control in their vehicles as well as enhancing driving safety.
read more »


Summer Season Tees Off at Centennial Golf Course

May 20, 2019 - Tennessee Centennial Golf Course in Oak Ridge has officially kicked off its summer season with extended hours and record numbers. The golf course is now open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. every day, including the upcoming Memorial Day holiday.
read more »


Oak Ridge Fall Softball Registration Begins June 10

May 17, 2019 - Team registration for the City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department’s 2019 fall softball season opens June 10. Games are scheduled to begin the week of July 29.
read more »


3rd Annual Public Works Community Open House

May 17, 2019 - Everyone is invited to join the City of Oak Ridge for the 3rd Annual Public Works Community Open House, sponsored by Jacobs Engineering Group, on Thursday, May 23, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Central Services Complex.
read more »


Oak Ridge City Manager Earns Doctorate Degree from UT

May 13, 2019 - Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson received his doctorate degree in philosophy from the University of Tennessee on May 9. Dr. Watson successfully defended his dissertation in March.
read more »


Oak Ridge Police Promote Motorcycle Safety Awareness

May 09, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote motorcycle safety during the month of May, which is nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.
read more »


Oak Ridge Celebrates National Police Week, May 12-18

May 08, 2019 - As part of the week-long observance, the department will host a Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony at the Oak Ridge Municipal Building on May 15 to honor law enforcement personnel.
read more »


Public Works Week Open House Set for May 23 in Oak Ridge

May 03, 2019 - Activities scheduled for National Public Works Week include a children’s poster competition focused around the theme "Public Works, It Starts Here," and the 3rd Annual Public Works Day Community Open House on Thursday, May 23.
read more »


Oak Ridge Schools Kindergarten Pre-Registration May 6-10

May 02, 2019 - Oak Ridge Schools will hold Kindergarten Pre-Registration May 6-10 beginning at 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Glenwood, Linden, Willow Brook, and Woodland Elementary Schools. This will be the beginning of a two-part registration process.
read more »


Oak Ridge Police Announce 2019 Junior Police Academy

May 02, 2019 - The Oak Ridge Junior Police Academy will be held this summer, June 10 through June 21. Applications for the program are available now and will be accepted by the police department until 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019.
read more »


Community Wellness Fair Hosted by City and Schools

May 01, 2019 - The City of Oak Ridge Wellness Committee and Oak Ridge Schools Coordinated School Health are teaming up to host a Community Wellness Fair. The event will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the Civic Center.
read more »