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Posts from ‘November, 2010’

Avoid the new “friend stranded overseas” e-mail scam

I’ve gotten these messages twice in the past week. The alleged sender is someone who has sent me e-mail in the past and is now supposedly stranded in London and is asking me for money. It looks like a scammer has gotten hold of people’s e-mail contacts lists and is spamming the contacts. My messages […]


The return of ORHS Masquers

Publicity in town hasn’t exactly been overwhelming, but Thursday night the Oak Ridge High School Masquers organization takes the stage again for the first time in several years, performing “Better Football Through High School Chemistry” in the ORHS auditorium. Different sources give different schedules, but I think the show starts at 7 pm 7:30 pm […]


Get rid of old unneeded prescription drugs

This announcement from this page should be welcome news to residents who have been asking me when Oak Ridge would be doing this: On Saturday, November 13, 2010, the Oak Ridge Police Department will be conducting “Operation Medicine Cabinet” from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Residents will be able to drop off any old and/or […]


America Recycles – Saturday, November 13, 2010

This coming Saturday, area residents can drop off fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, and cell phones for recycling at the Oak Ridge Wal-Mart store, where Keep Anderson County Beautiful and Anderson County Solid Waste will be celebrating America Recycles Day with a collection event and educational activities for kids. It’s scheduled from 10 am to 2 […]