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Tennessee County Places 'In God We Trust' Sign Above Courthouse Entrances
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:22:33 -0700

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A Man Won $2,400 for Biting Into ‘Excessively Hard’ Pizza Hut Croutons
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:23:13 -0700

Bite with care. A Tennessee man's denture was apparently no match for the croutons on his Pizza Hut salad: According to the Roane County News , Everett Chatman sued the chain for negligence after "excessively crunchy croutons" damaged his fake teeth and the company's insurance company refused to fix them. The local judge ended up awarding Chatman $2,400, plus interest and court costs. Let this ...

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:45:11 -0700

Governor Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with CVMR officials on Friday announced the company will establish its global headquarters in Roane County.

Canadian company bringing more than 600 jobs to Roane County
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:20:07 -0700

CVMR, an advanced material manufacturer, its current operations from Toronto, Canada and will invest $313 million in the area.

High school schedules, week of March 30
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:23:08 -0700

High school sports schedules for teams in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia the week beginning March 30:BaseballMonday, March 30NORTHEAST TENNESSEEDavid Crockett at VolunteerDaniel Boone at Tennessee HighDobyns-Bennett in Charleston Classic, Charleston, S.C.Science Hill at Sullivan CentralSullivan North at ElizabethtonSullivan South at Sullivan EastSOUTHWEST VIRGINIAEastside at Lee ...

Roane County commissioner arrested for DUI
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:05:02 -0800

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says Gregory Ferguson, 59, was arrested around 6:00 p.m. on Highway 70 at Old Harriman Highway.

10 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:36:26 -0700

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - There are now 10 confirmed weather-related deaths in Tennessee. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported Thursday that three more people have died from hypothermia-related causes: a 64-year-old woman and 69-year-old man in Henry County and an 85-year-old man in Sequatchie County. The other two hypothermia cases ...

Two weeks later, Tennessee remains under a State of Emergency
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:05:06 -0800

The State Emergency Operations Center stepped down to a Level III – State of Emergency Monday afternoon. The Tennessee Emergency Management Plant remains activated and Tennessee remains in a State of Emergency.

$50 million Powerball ticket sold at Harriman store
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:49:46 -0700

A winning Powerball ticket was sold at the Rocky Top Market, located at 1811 Roane Street in Harriman.                

Governor elevates state of emergency
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:14:48 -0700

Gov. Bill Haslam has accepted the recommendation of Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Deputy Commissioner David Purkey to elevate to a Level II-State of Emergency in recognizing a major disaster in Tennessee.