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Roane sees several traffic crashes over the weekend

Emergency responders were kept on their toes this weekend as a series of accidents unfolded across the area, beginning with an incident on Friday afternoon on North Gateway in Rockwood at Strang Street. The collision, which occurred just before 5 p.m., involved two vehicles and led to the closure of …

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Fatal Crash Near Briceville Claims Life of Teenager

Authorities are investigating a tragic incident that unfolded early this morning, resulting in the loss of a teenager’s life and leaving others injured. The incident, which occurred around 1:30 a.m., involved a vehicle carrying four teenagers that crashed near Briceville. Details remain scarce as the investigation is still ongoing and …

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Oak Ridge Educators are Asking for Raise

Oak Ridge School Administration Building Oak Ridge educators are asking for a 4% pay raise in the next school year, which would bring a beginning teachers’ salary up to $52,000 a year. Leaders with the Oak Ridge Education Association made the request to the Oak Ridge Board of Education and …

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Three Vehicle Accident Shuts Down I-40 Early This Morning

A multi-vehicle collision occurred at the 341-mile marker on I-40 eastbound, leading to the closure of the interstate around 4:30 AM. It is reported that three cars were involved, resulting in serious injuries. Multiple ambulances and rescue squad units from Roane were dispatched to the scene. Further details will be …

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