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TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Dec 31, 2020 - The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID- 19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to Tennesseans.
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Oak Ridge in-person court proceedings set for January postponed until further notice due to COVID-19

Dec 31, 2020 - All in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennessee shall be suspended from the close of business on Monday, December 28, 2020, through the close of business on Friday, January 29, 2021.
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Travis Solomon named new Oak Ridge Fire Department Chief

Dec 15, 2020 - The City of Oak Ridge has named Travis Solomon as its new Fire Chief. He was sworn in during the December 14 City Council meeting.
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City announces holiday closures and schedule changes

Dec 14, 2020 - All City of Oak Ridge administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
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December 10, 2020: Here’s what’s happening at this week’s Oak Ridge Planning Commission Work Session

Dec 10, 2020 - The nature of the proposal for Horizon Center is both atypical and complex. Not surprisingly, this has led to confusion among citizens, interested groups, officials, and the developer of the proposed Motorsports Park.
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TN Drivers Can Now Submit Emergency Contact Information To Help First Responders During Emergencies

Dec 08, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Police Department is urging the public to take advantage of a new option provided by Tennessee Driver Services that helps first responders during emergencies.
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Lafayette Drive to be Closed for Parade this Saturday, December 12

Dec 07, 2020 - A temporary road closure is planned for Lafayette Drive on Saturday, Dec. 12 to allow for the “reverse” parade to take place.
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Oak Ridge Police Department Increases Impaired-Driving Enforcement During Holiday Season

Dec 07, 2020 - The Oak Ridge Police Department (ORPD) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to increase impaired-driving enforcement from Dec. 18, 2020, to Jan. 1, 2021, surrounding the holiday season.
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Ellen Smith Appointed to Serve as Chair of National League of Cities’ Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee

Dec 01, 2020 - Oak Ridge City Council Member Ellen Smith has been appointed to a one-year term as chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Federal Advocacy Committee.
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