Tag Archives: City of Oak Ridge

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DEADLINES FOR CHRISTMAS SHIPPING

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announces its 2023 holiday shipping and mailing deadlines to help customers plan for the timely delivery of cards, letters, and packages by December 25th If you’re shipping gifts this year, here are the dates to remember: Within the Lower 48 (excluding Alaska + Hawaii) USPS …

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Oak Ridge City Council Budget and Finance Committee will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. in the Mayor’s Office at 200 S. Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Items for consideration at this meeting are limited to …

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ORPD arrests school bus driver following assault on elementary student

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2023) – Oak Ridge Policearrested a school bus driver Friday evening on an aggravated assault charge, with additional charges pending.  Matthew T. Bak, 73, of Oliver Springs was taken into custody Friday following an investigation into reports that he acted aggressively toward an elementary-aged student on the bus he was driving on Thursday evening and caused all students on the bus …

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Oak Ridge buying Life Development Center

The City of Oak Ridge is buying the Life Development Center from the Anderson County Board of Education. After some negotiations, the city bought the 12.06 acres on Old Edgemoor Road in Oak Ridge for $350,000. The center and its challenge course had already closed before the city began negotiations. …

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Chairman Fleischmann’s Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill Passes House

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann Washington, DC – House Appropriations Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed his Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. “I applaud my colleagues in the House for passing …

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Public Works to repair South Illinois Avenue this month

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2023) — Oak Ridge Public Works crews will be conducting asphalt repairs on South Illinois Avenue beginning October 23. The work will begin on South Illinois Avenue near Oak Ridge Turnpike and travel toward Lafayette Drive and Scarboro Road. Crews will repair various locations along …

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TDOT to begin Oak Ridge Turnpike resurfacing this week

Asphalt paving. Paver machine and workers. Envato Elements. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2023) – Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) contractors will begin resurfacing Oak Ridge Turnpike this week. Beginning Wednesday evening, crews are set to start milling on the east end of Oak Ridge Turnpike and will travel west …

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Man killed in Andover Circle shooting identified 

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (October 3, 2023) – On Monday, October 2, 2023, at approximately 12:04  a.m., Oak Ridge police officers responded to a shooting on Andover Circle. Upon arrival, officers  located a male, Gavin West, 21, of Maryville, suffering from a gunshot wound. West succumbed  to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.   Detectives with the Oak Ridge Police Department responded and began investigating the  homicide. West’s body was taken to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy.   The investigation is ongoing. No other information will be released at this time. 

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