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City of Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool adjusts hours after first week with COVID-19 sensitive measures

Jun 22, 2020 - Instead of having three, 2-hour blocks – it will now offer two, 3-hour blocks. The new times will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All other precautions remain the same.
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No injuries, several displaced after kitchen fire at Wakefield Road apartment

Jun 22, 2020 - Several people are displaced after a fire at an apartment on 105 Wakefield Road Friday evening.
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Part of Civic Center parking lot to close on June 20 for Alzheimer’s Tennessee WALK to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory

Jun 19, 2020 - Part of the parking lot at the Oak Ridge Civic Center will be closed on Saturday, June 20, for the 5 County Alzheimer's Tennessee WALK to Make Alzheimer’s a Memory.
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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $20 Million to New “Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee”

Jun 17, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Energy today awarded $20 million to the new Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee (UT) to expand the university’s partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to train the next generation of American scientists and engineers.
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GIGA Data Centers Building New Colocation Facility in Oak Ridge

Jun 15, 2020 - The Oak Ridge data center has access to multiple fiber-optic carriers as well as High-Reliability substations fed by the TVA with green and renewable electricity.
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City of Oak Ridge Outdoor Pool opens June 15 with COVID-19 changes

Jun 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge will reopen its outdoor pool for the season beginning June 15 with some COVID-sensitive measures.
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Oak Ridge City Council to hold two public hearings on FY2021 budget this month

Jun 12, 2020 - The meetings will take place on Monday, June 15, and Monday, June 22, at 7 p.m., in the courtroom of the Municipal Building at 200 S. Tulane Avenue.
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ORPD increases traffic enforcement on Hwy. 95 following deadly crashes

Jun 11, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Police Department will be increasing traffic enforcement along Highway 95 from the Loudon County and Oak Ridge city limits to Highway 58 following the second fatal, single-vehicle crash on the highway within the last nine months.
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Annual City of Oak Ridge July 4th Celebration canceled

Jun 08, 2020 - The annual City of Oak Ridge July 4th Fireworks Celebration at Alvin K. Bissell Park has been canceled due to several challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission to return to in-person meetings

Jun 07, 2020 - During the month of June, the public may continue viewing live-streamed meetings of the Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission, or may choose to attend in person, though space is limited.
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City of Oak Ridge to resume in-person City Council meetings on June 8

Jun 05, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge’s regular City Council meeting set for Monday, June 8, at 7 p.m., will be held in person and at Council Chambers. As usual, the meeting will still be streamed live on the city’s website and broadcast simultaneously on Comcast Channel 12.
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