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OR employee receives national recognition

(Oak Ridge press release) City of Oak Ridge leadership and members of the Recreation and Parks Department are proud to announce that one of our own, Recreation Manager Matt Reedy, has been selected by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) as a 2017 Community Hero, one of just ten people …

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Norris ES 4th graders LEAD-certified

(ACSD)  Norris Elementary School is the 5th school in Anderson County to complete the “Law Enforcement Against Drugs” (L.E.A.D.) “Too Good For Drugs” curriculum.  “Too Good For Drugs” is program where a School Resource Officer visits a 4th grade classroom each week for ten weeks.  In the 9th week, these …

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TDEC holding mobile household hazardous waste collection April 22nd in Union Co.

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Giles, Madison, Union and Warren Counties on Saturday, April 22. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 338,000 households have properly disposed of more than 22 million pounds of material. “Unwanted hazardous waste is at …

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Monday accident in Oak Ridge kills one

One person died in a Monday afternoon traffic accident in Oak Ridge. Oak Ridge Police say that the accident happened just before 2 pm Monday on State Route 95, just south of White Wing Road. The preliminary investigation determined that a sedan traveling south on 95 crossed over the double-yellow …

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