Founders Day Celebration

Roane County was officially founded on November 6, 1801.  In 2007 Roane County began celebrating its birthday with the Founders’ Day Celebration by naming a Class of Roane Treasures each year. Every year we pause to honor the individuals who have helped shape Roane County into what it is today. These individuals have made tremendous contributions […]

State of Tennessee Treasurer, David Lillard, to hold Town Hall Meeting

State of Tennessee Treasurer, David Lillard, will be holding a town hall meeting on Monday, October 23, 2023, at Kingston City Hall to discuss and answer questions about the recent data breach for those whose pension is part of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS). Monday, October 23, 2023 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. Kingston […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

10/29/2023 UPDATE: Roane County is growing, with new people moving to the county, existing businesses expanding, and new businesses locating in the county. How will this growth impact the county and how will services be provided to new residents and businesses? In order to identify the strategies to manage the growth, your county officials need […]

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 […]