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Kingston breaks ground on solar farm


(WBIR) A new solar farm is going up in Kingston, and city leaders say it will save taxpayers money in the long run.

The city broke ground on the project at the corner of James Ferry Road and Highway 58 on Monday morning.

The solar farm will generate 200 kilowatts of power and will include 800 solar panels. The city says the sunlight the panels will collect will generate enough electricity to off-set the power needs of the Kingston Water Plant.


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Rockwood man charged with vehicular homicide, 6th DUI


A grand jury indicted a Rockwood man for vehicular homicide in a crash that killed a woman.

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Oliver Springs H.S. parents, students concerned over school's future


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Parents concerned over future of Oliver Springs H.S.


ID=17077061(WBIR-Oliver Springs) While the Roane County director of schools calls them "rumors," concerns over Oliver Springs High School's future still worry many parents.

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Harriman police arrest 1 of 3 armed robbery suspects


(WBIR) One of three suspects wanted for an armed robbery in Harriman is now behind bars.

Harriman police arrested Xavier Lewis Sandford of Knoxville Wednesday.

Police say Sanford and two other people robbed the Eagle Mart last week and assaulted someone with a knife.

Harriman attorney pleaded guilty to statutory rape


Attorney appeals same-sex divorce denial


A same-sex divorce case out of Roane County is heading to the state court of appeals.

Frederick Borman married Larry Pyles-Borman in Iowa back in 2010.

Court documents show the couple separated a year later. Under Iowa law, a couple doesn't have to establish residency to marry within the state, but they must live in the state to be granted a divorce.