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VW Chattanooga plant expansion will have an economic benefit across East Tenn.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:44:44 -0700

Officials in Roane County are pleased with the news of an expansion at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga since Roane County is home to a Volkswagen distribution center. The expansion is not only a boost to the economy in Chattanooga, as the $600 million investment for the expansion is expected to be have an impact across East Tennessee.

Roane County Putting 'In God We Trust' On Courthouse
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:44:35 -0700

A Tennessee county is putting the words "In God We Trust" around the county courthouse.

Bond forfeitures in Roane County go uncollected for decades
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:23:48 -0700

For decades, Roane County's court system failed to collect money it was supposed to be taking in for bond forfeitures.  Only recently has the office made changes to correct the mistake, and 6 News learned it was after county judges pointed out the oversight.

Roane County sheriff's Office using Facebook to see where extra patrols are needed
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:09:07 -0700

The Roane County Sheriff's Office is using social media to ask residents where they should be patrolling. They say that feedback has already led to the arrests of two male suspects who had active warrants.

'In God We Trust' going up in Roane County
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:48:00 -0700

In just a few weeks, another East Tennessee courthouse will prominently display the national motto.

Roane County, Tenn., judge deciding same-sex divorce case
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:39:29 -0700

A same-sex couple in Roane County, Tennessee is challenging the state’s gay marriage ban. But they don’t want to get married. They want to get divorced.

'In God We Trust' to be displayed over Roane County, Tenn., courthouse entrances
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:53:58 -0700

In just a few weeks, another East Tennessee courthouse will prominently display the national motto.

County putting 'In God We Trust' on courthouse
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:30:29 -0700

A Tennessee county is putting the words "In God We Trust" around the county courthouse.

Roane Co. mom arrested after admitting she allowed her 9 year-old to drive car
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:18:23 -0700

A mother was arrested after she admitted to allowing her 9 year-old son to drive her car.

Mysterious "woman in black" spotted in Morgan County
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:08:59 -0700

A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She's been nicknamed "the woman in black" and she's been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County.