Roane County Opens New East Ambulance Station on Gallaher Road

Today marked a huge milestone in serving the people of East Roane County.  Roane County Government/Roane County Office of Emergency Services cut the ribbon on Roane County’s East Ambulance Station on Gallaher Road on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. This ambulance station will reduce response times to areas east and north of the Tennessee River including […]

Roane County Treasures Honored at Annual Roane County Founders’ Day Celebration

On Monday, November 6, Roane County Government celebrated the 17th Annual Roane County Founders’ Day by recognizing 5 honorees who were named as Roane County Treasures. These Treasures were nominated by Roane County Commissioners for their significant contributions to Roane County through their dedicated service to public, private and charitable organizations. A Roane Treasure must […]

Roane County Building and Codes Office Inspection Tags

Be on the lookout for new Roane County Building and Codes office inspection tags. These tags will include a QR code where you can find a full inspection report. The online portal allows you to pay online, request an inspection when you are ready, review your applications and inspection results and more.

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 […]

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.