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State Representative Monty Fritts Addresses Roane County Commission on Legislative Achievements

On Monday, 32nd District State Representative Monty Fritts attended the Roane County Commission meeting, where he distributed a letter detailing the state legislature’s accomplishments this session. Among the highlights were several local initiatives aimed at improving governance and addressing pressing issues in the community. In Kingston, a charter revision was …

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Severe Storms Wreak Havoc Across Region

A barrage of powerful storms swept through our area late yesterday, leaving a trail of chaos in its wake. Flash flooding, fallen trees, and widespread power outages plagued several communities as the relentless storms unleashed their fury. Harriman, Midtown, and Rockwood were among the hardest-hit areas, grappling with significant power …

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Roane County BOE Safety Committee to Meet at 5pm

The Roane County Board of Education Safety Committee is scheduled to meet at 5:00 PM today in the Board of Education meeting room in Kingston. A topic of discussion is the new state law that permits educators, who wish to and meet all guidelines, to carry concealed weapons on school …

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Multiple Emergency Responses in Local Area this Morning

Early this morning, emergency personnel from Rockwood, Kingston, and Harriman were called to action in response to two separate incidents, highlighting the dedication and swift response of our local fire departments and first responders. The first call came in at approximately 3:30 a.m., summoning Rockwood and Kingston fire departments to …

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Kingston Police investigating death of 53-year-old female

Kingston Police, along with first responders, an ambulance crew, and the medical examiner, were dispatched to the 900 Block of Rosedale Drive in Kingston at approximately 12:30 PM today following reports of an unattended death. The deceased has been identified as a 53-year-old female. According to Tony Guy, Captain of …

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Vox Grata concert at Bethel Presbyterian Church in Kingston

All are invited to a choral concert on Saturday, April 27, at 5:00 pm at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 203 South Kentucky, Kingston. Vox Grata (Grateful Voice) is an auditioned community women’s choir based in Nashville, TN. These joyful women possess a desire to sing together for the benefit of others. The …

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Emergency Traffic in Roane today

Today’s emergency traffic in the county included an incident at around 11:30 where an 18-wheeler suffered a severed fuel line just as the driver was entering the eastbound on-ramp at the Midtown/Harriman exit. Hazmat and the Kingston Fire Department responded to the fuel spill, and the eastbound on-ramp was closed …

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Veterans Breakfast in Roane County

The City of Kingston Parks and Rec Department’s next free veterans’ breakfast will be May 7, 2024, from 8:30am-10:30am at the Kingston Community Center! The address is 201 Patton Ferry Rd. Kingston, TN 37763. Veterans, we hope to see you and your plus one for food and fellowship! Thank you …

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