Local News in Roane County, Tennessee
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TDOT crews treating East Tennessee roads during winter weather
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:35:15 -0800
Tennessee Department of Transportation crews are out treating roads across East Tennessee as winter weather continues to move across the area.
Wet snow causes difficult traffic conditions across East Tennessee
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:46:52 -0800
At 11:30 p.m., the Knoxville Police Department went to Level 2 of our Severe Weather Plan. Officers have doubled-up in vehicles and will respond to emergency calls only. Travel is not recommended at this time.
National Guard rescues drivers after I-40 shut down due to ice
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 04:03:23 -0800
Interstate 40 was shut down near Crossville Thursday morning due to ice on the roadways, and some drivers had to be rescued.
Motorcyclist killed in Roane County crash
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:18:37 -0800
A Knoxville man was killed Friday afternoon after crashing his motorcycle in Roane County.
Drug officers on scene of Rockwood mobile home fire
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:33:00 -0800
Hazmat crews, firefighters and drug task force officers were all on scene Wednesday morning of a mobile home fire in Rockwood.
TDOT crews treating roads, ready for winter weather
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:33:30 -0800
The Tennessee Department of Transportation says its crews are out across East Tennessee treating the roadways as snow continues to fall.
Rockwood 'booby trapped' mobile home catches fire during drug operation
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:47:52 -0800
A mobile home caught fire Wednesday morning while drug officers were attempting to serve a warrant. Officials say the home was "booby trapped."
Temple's Crusaders playing in USCAA final and other sports news
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:08:29 -0800
Tennessee Temple University will play for the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men's basketball championship tonight after beating the Apprentice School from Newport News, Va., in Thursday's late game, 73-59. Temple (21-11) took control early and led 45-27 at halftime.
Biggs to take reins of CMC
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:16:44 -0800
Covenant Health has named Jeremy Biggs, vice president of operations for the health system, to be president and chief administrative officer at Cumberland Medical Center, effective March 1.
Orpheum Files Permit for Performing Arts Center
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:47:50 -0800
The Orpheum Theatre Memphis has filed a $10.2 million permit with the city-county Office of Construction Code Enforcement for its Centre for Performin...