Tag Archives: Dr. Mark Watson

Oak Ridge City Manager Releases COVID-19 Update

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – An important update from City Manager Mark Watson, on the Coronavirus (COVID-19): The public health situation is rapidly changing, here are the latest updates affecting city facilities. Due to the significant increase in COVID cases, City officials strongly urge citizens to conduct their …

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New City of Oak Ridge Personnel Director to begin Sept. 8

Janice Harris, New Personnel Director for the City of Oak Ridge. (Photo Submitted) OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2020) – The City of Oak Ridge has selected Janice Harris as its new Personnel Director. Harris, a retired Air Force master sergeant, was among 68 applicants. Five people were selected to …

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Oak Ridge City Manager Earns Doctorate Degree from UT

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (May 13, 2019) – Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson received his doctorate degree in philosophy from the University of Tennessee on May 9. Back in March, Dr. Watson successfully defended his dissertation titled “City Managers, Mayors and Councilmembers: Local Stability in Tennessee.” “It has always been …

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