Tag Archives: Roane County

Sen. Yager announces bill addressing school staffing challenges

(NASHVILLE, TN), February 14, 2022 — Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) filed Senate Bill 2702 to help school districts across Tennessee address ongoing staffing challenges. The bill would allow retired members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) to be reemployed as a K-12 teacher, K-12 substitute teacher, or as a …

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Rep. Chuck Fleischmann Statement on the Supreme Court Striking Down President Biden’s Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandate

Representative Chuck Fleischmann Introduces Resolution to Honor the Lives of Our Chattanooga Service Members Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck down President Biden’s unconstitutional vaccine or test mandate for private businesses with over 100 employees. …

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ORNL FCU offers Scholarship Opportunity for 2022 Seniors

ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) is now accepting applications for the B.A. Candler and John McKittrick scholarships to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2022-2023 school year. The scholarships provide $1,000 toward the cost of tuition, books, and other school-related expenses.Each year, ORNL FCU, through the University of …

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Fatality Accident on I-40 Stops Traffic

Two people were killed today as a result of a traffic accident on I-40 Eastbound at the 356 Mile marker in Kingston. The accident occurred when the van they were driving, slammed into the rear of a tractor trailer. The accident happened around 9am today. There were seven vehicles that …

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Harriman Police Find Large Indoor Pot Grow Scene

On 1/5/2022, the Harriman Police Department Narcotics Division, along with members of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the Roane County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation of a building near the downtown area of Harriman. During that investigation, a search warrant of the building was executed and an indoor grow …

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Body Found In East Roane County on Sunday

Roane County Authorities are investigating a body that was found by a property owner at 2722 Paw Paw Plains Road in East Roane County Sunday afternoon. Roane Sheriff Jack Stockton said there deputies received a call to respond around 3:30 and then contacted him and then The District Attorney General’s …

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