Roane County Receives Grant to Combat Food Insecurity

One of the greatest needs of Roane County is food insecurity. Roane County has received $248,661 through a Housing and Urban Development Grant that was administered through the East Tennessee Development District.  Because of this grant, four food pantries will receive much-needed equipment to keep or deliver food to people in need. The following non-profits will […]

Recycling Center Truck Driver (Full-time)

  Qualifications Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License Clean driving record with no traffic violations or DUI convictions within the past three (3) years Annual vision exam Previous commercial truck driving experience preferred Must be able to pass drug screen and background check Ability to lift 50 pounds Responsibilities Drive roll-off container truck to the […]

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

On September 20, 2023, County Executive, Wade Creswell, signed a Proclamation proclaiming September as “Suicide Prevention Awareness Month” in Roane County. Mr. Creswell was joined by Sarah Harrison, Executive Director of the Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition. September is Suicide Awareness Month nationally, and our county government, in conjunction with Roane County Anti-Drug Coalition, is committed […]

Roane County Office of Emergency Services Adds New Freightliner

Roane County (TN) Office of Emergency Services & Homeland Security just added a new addition to their emergency services fleet! As of today, the county has a new-to-us 4-man cab Freightliner FL-80 with 1,000 gallons of on-board water and 1,500 GPM pump capacity. This addition will help our dedicated first responders serve our community in times […]

GIS Technician (part-time)

Qualifications Minimum GIS Certification, or two (2) years of GIS or automated mapping experience; or any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities Proficient problem-solving skills, ability to manage workloads independently and meet deadlines effectively Knowledge of MS Office applications Possess strong written and verbal communication skills High level […]

Roane County Rundown – Projects Update

Roane County Executive, Wade Creswell, interviews local officials to help explain how local government operates and provide updates on important news and projects.

Long-range Strategic Plan for Roane County

On August 22, 2023, Roane County stakeholders met with Community Development Partners to discuss the initial steps of creating a long-range strategic plan for Roane County. This plan will serve as a guide to our community in growth, development, and progress for years to come. Thank you to all county, city, and business leaders who were […]

United States Senator Marsha Blackburn Visits the Roane County Courthouse

On Monday, August 21, 2023, United States Senator Marsha Blackburn visited the Roane County Courthouse. Roane County Executive Wade Creswell and Senator Blackburn took some time to catch up on important issues facing the county. Thank you, US Senator Blackburn, for taking the time to visit Roane County.

Annual Convenience Center Operator Training

  Convenience Center Operators from across the County met on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, for the Annual Convenience Center Operator Training. The Office of Emergency Services allowed the Solid Waste Department the use of their meeting room. Executive Creswell kicked off the meeting with an engaging conversation with the Operators. Brad Goss, Risk Reduction Coordinator […]