Tag Archives: Oliver Springs

Pursuit Ends with One in Custody

Robert (Robbie) Alan Picca A man is in the Roane County Jail today after he ran from Police in Oliver Springs. According to Oliver Springs Police Chief David Laxton, the incident happened just after 6pm Tuesday when a man identified as Robert (Robbie) Picca from Morgan County, stopped briefly as …

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Black Sheep Signs Vocal Powerhouse Janelle Arthur

Nashville, TN – Black Sheep is proud to welcome Janelle Arthur to their roster. The American Idol finalist and female vocal powerhouse recently premiered her poignant new video for her emotional self-penned song “Hand Me Downs” (featuring Dolly Parton) with People.com. Arthur’s introduction to performing professionally began at the age of eight in Dollywood’s production of “Paradise Road,” where she portrayed …

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Rotary Clubs of Roane County Band Festival Held Last Night

The annual Roane County band festival sponsored by the Rockwood, Kingston and Harriman Rotary Clubs was held Monday on Civitan Field at Tom Pemberton Stadium in Rockwood.  Admission was cans of food which were donated to the local food  pantries or cash donations to be divided equally to five high school bands. …

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Roane State’s Lab-in-a-Box program hits major milestone

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Students were teaching the teachers to assemble complex robots as the “Lab-in-a-Box” program developed by Roane State Community College reached a major landmark. Brothers Henry Kitts, left, and William Kitts help educators Britini Carter, left, and Nicole Hood as they assemble a robotics kit …

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OSPD has Pursuit End With 3 in Jail

A pursuit this morning around 8:30am that began in Oliver Springs but ended on Kring Hollow Road in Morgan County resulted in 3 individuals being sent to the Morgan County jail. According to Oliver Springs Police Chief, a stolen Black GMC Envoy was traveling through Oliver Springs when they attempted …

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Roane County Needs You

Two Opportunities to Get Involved in Roane County Government Photo by Brent Moore Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) needs a member from Kingston, an Alternate from Kingston, an Alternate from Harriman, and an Alternate from Oliver Springs: The purpose of the BZA is to rule on the application of existing …

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