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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.

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.

State of Emergency Death Toll Rises to 30 in Tennessee
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:56:10 -0800

TEMA reports that they are back to 30 deaths in Tennessee. They received confirmation of a weather-related death overnight in Bledsoe County of a 55-year-old male from hypothermia.   The fatalities are:   ·         ...

TEMA raises number of weather-related fatalities to 30
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:50:00 -0800

State officials confirmed that a 55-year-old man from Bledsoe County died of hypothermia.

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 ...

$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.                

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.

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.

Roane commissioner charged with DUI
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:20:36 -0800

A Roane County commissioner is accused of driving while intoxicated.