Tag Archives: Roane County

Roane County Parks Closed

Parks operated by the Roane County government are closed. The countyannounced it on Friday, April 3. the county said in a press release. “The Tennessee Commissioner of Environment and Conservation in supportof Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 23 and for the health and safety of the citizens of Tennessee, has …

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Roane Man Jailed for Alleged Sex Crimes

The Roane County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man yesterday (Wednesday) ona sex crime charge. Officers took 24-year-old Brandon Hubert Brown intocustody for sexual battery. He was taken to the Roane County jail and as of2:30 p.m. today remains in custody on a $5,000 bond. The arrest reportgiving the circumstances of …

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Tractor-trailer crash slows traffic for hours Saturday

Interstate 40 eastbound at the Midtown/Harriman exit was down to one lane for about 4 hours late Saturday night following a tractor trailer accident where one of the double trailers went down the embankment and landed close to Pine Ridge Road below. Emergency responder’s and the Tennessee Highway Patrol were at the scene for nearly 5 hours working to get the wreckage cleaned up. We will …

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Death near Roane State being investigated as possible Homicide

Rockwood Police, along with The TBI, and assistance from The 9th Judicial District Attorney Generals Office, are investigating the death of a female  found in Apartment 205 at The Courtney Square Apartments near Roane State Community College Saturday night. Although not a lot of details have been released, a person of interest, a man who knew …

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MEETING NOTICE – Parks and Recreation

Roane County Parks and Recreation will be holding two public meetings to present survey findings from the Parks and Recreation Survey. These meetings will take place on the following dates: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:30pm, Cottage at Roane County ParkTuesday, June 25, 2019 at 5:30pm, Cottage at Roane County …

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Poplar Creek Road to close for construction June 3rd

Several main roads remain closed in Roane County including airport road up Rockwood Mountain, and Riggs Chapel Road north of Harriman, and now one soon to close, Poplar Creek near Oliver Springs. As most know last year the roadway showed signs of falling off into the creek so the highway department decided to fix …

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