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COVID Update from Roane County Executive

Hello, this is Ron Woody, Roane County Executive, with a Wednesday afternoon 4:00 pm update. My last update was December 3rd. The December 3rd update explained somewhat the vaccination distribution, and I want to stress once again that the general public is not anticipated to have access to the vaccine …

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Where does the proposed Motorsports Park project stand?

Here’s what’s happening at this week’s Oak Ridge Planning Commission Work Session OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2020) – The nature of the proposal for Horizon Center is both atypical and complex. Not surprisingly, this has led to confusion among citizens, interested groups, officials, and the developer of the proposed …

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UPDATE: Roane Murder Suspect Now in Roane County Jail

Matthew Aaron Scott of Lenoir City was transported to the Roane County Jail today after Knox County Deputies arrested him yesterday in the parking lot of the Extended Stay off of Cedar Bluff Road. Scott was indicted on Second Degree murder charges along with Vickie Lee Chabot on October 21, …

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Anderson suspends in-court hearings through January 4

On Monday, all six of Anderson County’s judges as well as its top two elected attorneys issued a joint statement announcing that all in-person court hearings and appearances in Anderson County will be suspended beginning at the end of the day on Wednesday, December 9th (tomorrow), and continuing through January …

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