City Announces Holiday Closures and Schedule Changes

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (December 17, 2018) – All City of Oak Ridge administrative offices will be closed on Monday, December 24, andTuesday, December 25, 2018, in observance of Christmas. Additional closures andadjustments to City services and facilities are listed below:

Household Trash and Recycling Collection: Pick-ups will run on a one-day delay during Christmas week    
Waste Connections Convenience Center: Closing at 3pm on December 24, closed all day December 25    
Civic Center (including indoor pool and Senior Center): Closed December 21-26* & January 1    
Oak Ridge Public Library:   Closed December 24-25 & Jan. 1, Closing at 6pm on Dec. 31    
Scarboro Community Center: Closed December 24-25 & January 1    
Centennial Golf Course: Closed December 24-25  

*The extended closure of the Civic Center (12/21-12/26) is due to gym floor refinishing.

As a reminder, City of Oak Ridge offices will also be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, for New Year’s Day. There will be no change to trash pick-up or Convenience Center hours for New Year’s.

Additionally, the indoor pool at the Civic Center will be closed on Thursday, December 20, for maintenance. Please contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (865) 425-3450 for more information on holiday schedules at public facilities like the Civic Center.

For questions about trash and recycling schedule adjustments, contact Waste Connections of Tennessee at (865) 482-3656 or visit www.WasteConnectionsTN.com. Table

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 25, Chandler 21, and Naomi 11. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 9 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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