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Kingston Police Department Warns of Phone Scam

   The Kingston Police Department has received complaints of a scam where a person is identifying themselves as a police officer with our agency and the phone number is showing up as the phone number for our agency, 865-376-2081.   The Kingston Police Department will never call you asking for …

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RSCC history summarized in professor’s dissertation

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Some highlights – and some controversies – that mark the 50-year history of Roane State Community College are summarized in a Roane State professor’s doctoral dissertation. For his dissertation, Prof. John N. Brown interviewed five of the six presidents who have presided over Roane …

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Roane State Athletics hosts ribbon cutting for new facility

Roane State Community College’s Athletics Department is preparing to welcome students to its newest facility: a baseball and softball fieldhouse on the Roane County Campus. Everyone is invited to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony which will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2022, beginning at 11 a.m. …

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Spellman named new director of RSCC Oak Ridge Campus

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer He’s been a familiar face on Roane State’s flagship campus in Harriman for six years and has relocated to take on new duties at the Oak Ridge Branch Campus. Andy Spellman is the new Oak Ridge Branch Campus site director. “I’m making sure everybody – from students …

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City Manager Search Continues for Norris

Reprinted from the Norris Bulletin City Council met in a special called meeting on the evening of Monday, August 15th, to discuss the ongoing search for a new city manager following the resignation of Scott Hackler in June. Mayor Chris Mitchell began the meeting by distributing an email response from …

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Christopher Kennedy Captured in Illinois

Roane County authorities tell us that the search is over for a man convicted of neglecting and murdering an elderly relative Roane County deputies announced last month they were searching for a man after he and his wife were convicted of felony murder after the wife’s aunt died, according to …

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Caryville to get new Police Chief

Last Week Caryville Police Chief Brian Keeton announced his resignation, effective August 26th, as he prepares to take over as Sheriff of Scott County. Keeton won the election for Scott County Sheriff earlier this month and will depart Caryville after eight years with the PD. The town’s Board of Aldermen …

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