News for Community

Thursday, February 11, 2016
ROANE COUNTY, TN – The annual Three River Rumble bike race rolls back into Roane County on May 14 and 15.  Three River Rumble will feature more than 200 amateur cyclists competing in a Time Trial in Harriman on Saturday morning, a Criterium race in Rockwood on Saturday afternoon, and the Road Race on Sunday morning in Kingston.   The Cities of Harriman, Kingston and Rockwood work together to bring ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, August 28, 2015
State Certifies Four New Adventure Tourism Districts within Roane County Five Districts Now Certified in Rockwood, Kingston, Harriman & the County Roane County, TN – Adventure tourism is one of the hottest industries in the country and the world.  To capitalize on this growing trend, the State passed the Tennessee Adventure Tourism and Rural Development Act of 2011 in hopes to incentivize ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, August 28, 2015
In December 2014 President Obama signed the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, directing the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Interior (DOI), through the National Park Service (NPS), to work together to establish a new national park to improve the understanding of the Manhattan Project.DOE and DOI, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, August 28, 2015
Roane County, TN – The 2015 Roane Alliance Gala will be held Saturday, October 17, officials announced today.  The red carpet will be rolled out at this year’s annual event, as Volkswagen Group of America once again plays host.As the primary annual fundraising event for The Alliance, the money raised from the Gala goes toward funding Roane County’s economic development programs that are ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, August 28, 2015
The Roane County Industrial Development Board (IDB) recognizes an industry each year for providing outstanding leadership in Roane County.  In addition, the Roane Beautification Award is given annually to an industry that demonstrates a strong sense of community pride and a standard of excellence through the presentation of their facilities on a consistent basis.   This year’s Industry of the Year ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, June 05, 2015
Kingston, TN – The Roane County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Job Fair on June 17, to recruit employees for area businesses and industries.  The Job Fair will be held at the Exposition Center at Roane State Community College from 3-7 p.m.  The Roane State Exposition Center is at 276 Patton Lane, Harriman, Tennessee.Thisevent will allowemployersto meet jobseekers face-to-face and have the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Roane County, TN, June 1, 2015 – Around the country, Chamber memberships are dwindling.  But the Roane County Chamber has plans to reverse that trend by hosting a Membership Expansion event unlike any this community has ever seen.           “Our goal is to bring 100 new members to the Chamber in just two days!” Chamber President Wade Creswell explained, “The Roane Chamber is the voice for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Roane County, TN – Having received almost 3,000 entries, $1,000 in cash prizes were awarded to three lucky winners drawn during the Roane Alliance's annual Christmas Open House on December 16. Connie Willis of Harriman won $500, while John Baker of Rockwood and Maxine Schuburt of Harriman each won $250.  “This money will be very helpful to not only finish my Christmas shopping,” said Connie ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Friday, December 19, 2014
Roane County, TN – On Wednesday, December 10, the Roane County Chamber presented a $500 check to Operation R.E.A.C.H.  Founder and previous President, Bobby Collier, accepted the check from Paulette Ray, Director of Chamber Operations and Lindsey Stevens, Chamber Member Services Coordinator. The donation was made possible by the overwhelming participation in the Chamber’s annual Shop Roane ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
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