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The City of Oak Ridge Utility Business Office has learned some customers have received calls from someone pretending to be with the City stating they have an overpayment on their account, and they are issuing a $50 refund plus a percentage of their previous balance and requesting credit card or …

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ORS Third Grade ELA Proficiency Improves Six Percentage Points

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Fifty-nine percent of third grade students in Oak Ridge Schools scored proficient on the spring 2023 English Language Arts (ELA) Tennessee Comprehensive Academic Program (TCAP), nearly 19 percentage points higher than the statewide proficiency level of 40 percent. This represents a six percent increase from the …

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“Peggy” the Doll Has been Vandalized

Peggy the Doll If you ever travel Pennsylvania Avenue in Oak Ridge, you’ve probably seen “Peggy” the doll. The doll has been a main stay on Pennsylvania Avenue for years. She wears weather appropriate clothing, even has an umbrella for rainy days. Peggy has wished fans Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, …

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