Local News in Roane County, Tennessee

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Roane Co. woman indicted on drug charge
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:06:20 -0800

The Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has indicted a Roane County woman charged with selling drugs.

Former Morgan County pet crematory owner accused of selling drugs
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:13:50 -0800

A Roane County Grand Jury has indicted the former owner of a pet crematory with selling drugs.

THP investigating double fatal wreck in Roane County
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:43:36 -0800

It happened on U.S. Hwy 27 near Eagle Furnace Road before 7:00 p.m.

Spring City Resident Among 2 Killed in Roane County Crash
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:22:09 -0800

ROCKWOOD ( WATE ) – A 20-year-old resident of Spring City is one of two people killed after a 3-car crash in Roane County on Tuesday night. One other person involved in the wreck was sent to the hospital. ...

Kingston Ash Recovery Project Follows New EPA Guidelines
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:52:00 -0800

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for coal combustion products released today are consistent with actions the Tennessee Valley Authority has already taken at the Kingston recovery project.  The project area surrounding the Kingston Fossil Plant near Harriman, Tenn., is in the final restoration stage following the coal ash spill ...

Worker rescued from trench in east Tennessee
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:51:01 -0800

A worker buried up to his neck has been rescued from a trench that collapsed in east Tennessee.

Roane County couple arrested for alleged 2012 Knox County child abuse
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:55:42 -0800

Two people were arrested in Roane County Thursday for child abuse and neglect that allegedly happened in Knox County in 2012.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 23:39:15 -0800

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture on Friday announced the discovery of Walnut Twig Beetles, which transmit Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD), a walnut tree killing disease in Marion County. The county is now buffer regulated.

$250K bond returned to parents of Roane County murder suspect's family, victim's mother upset
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:40:49 -0800

 The parents of murder suspect Shawn Smoot will get the bond money back that they paid for their son's release.

Knox County youth risk behavior survey reveals more students admit they have harmed themselves
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:10:42 -0800

More students admit they have harmed themselves in the past according to a recent Knox County Youth Risk behavior survey.