Community Bulletin Board

Park subject of discussion Thursday

You can hear an update on the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which includes Oak Ridge, during a Thursday evening meeting. The meeting of the Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 9, at the Midtown Community Center at 102 Robertsville Road. It’s open to the public. Robert …

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Second Saturdays brings Veterans’ Breakfast

Military veterans from Anderson County are once again invited to come together this weekend for a community Veterans Breakfast. The breakfast, hosted by Anderson County citizens, is sponsored this month by Scott and Kathy Chippendale of Lone Mountain Travel, a veteran-owned business. The breakfast will be held Saturday, February 11th …

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International Festival returns to the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge

Indigenous Vibes, a culture-based entertainment group that creates positive vibrations using traditional West African drums, will be the featured performer when the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge hosts its annual International Festival on Saturday, February 18. Led by Obayana Ajanaku, Indigenous Vibes drummers use the djembe drums to bring the …

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RSCC ‘Middle College’ program subject of Lunch with the League

An official from Roane State Community College will provide an overview of the college’s Middle College during a Tuesday meeting. Diane Ward, vice president for student learning at Roane State Community College, will be the guest speaker at Lunch with the League on Tuesday, February 7. The program will be held at noon …

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Road work set for Edgemoor in Oak Ridge Feb. 6-17

The Oak Ridge Public Works Department will be performing right-of-way maintenance on Edgemoor Road beginning Monday, February 6. The maintenance project is estimated to be complete by Friday, February 17, providing there are no issues with weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The road work will take place between the hours …

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Benefit spaghetti supper to aid ORPD officer

A benefit, all-day spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday February 11th at Main Street Baptist Church in Rocky Top for Oak Ridge Police Officer David Ridenour. Last year, David, while building his new home, had an accident with a nail gun that caused a serious injury to his eye. …

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Imagination Library license plate unveiled

Dolly Parton has unveiled a special Imagination Library license plate that will benefit her program that provides more than a million books to children for free each month. The colorful plate features the Imagination Library’s logo and Parton’s likeness with a silhouette of the Great Smoky Mountains in the background. …

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RAM Clinic Feb. 4-5 in Knoxville

Remote Area Medical will hold a free medical clinic in Knoxville on February 4th and 5th at the Jacob’s Building in Chilhowee Park. Last year RAM treated more than 7,000 people across Tennessee. A large turnout is expected this year because of last year’s Sevier County wildfires. The Knoxville clinic will include …

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February 9th is Principal Appreciation Day in Anderson

(Anderson County Schools) Willy Wonka is the theme used to honor principals in Anderson County Schools. The School Board has passed a resolution declaring February 9th as Principal Appreciation Day. Various and fun activities are being planned to let the principals know how much their hard work is appreciated. Student …

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