Roane County Sheriff’s Department Captain B.J. Walker has been fired during a TBI investigation. Walker reportedly bought and had in his possession a Polaris RZR that was stolen. No further information regarding the incident was released as the case remains active. Walker served the sheriff’s office since late 2008. Sheriff …

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City announces holiday closures and schedule changes

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2020) – All City of Oak Ridge administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas. Additional closures and adjustment to City services and facilities are listed below: Household Trash and Recycling Collection:Pick-ups will run on a …

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Roane State student veteran battles PTSD through charity runs

By Bob Fowler Roane State staff writer Roane State student Barry Floyd was twice on the frontlines of war as a Navy Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman. He says some of the experiences during his service left mental scars. Now, he’s helping others cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), …

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