Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Thursday, September 18th, 7:06 pm
(WBIR-Roane County) After the Roane County Commission voted down a property tax increase for the second year in a row, local schools are facing $1 million in cuts, including security cameras, textbooks, teacher salaries, and maintenance repairs.
Submitted by WBIR Web Staff on Monday, September 1st, 5:03 pm
A Roane County community turned out in droves for a Labor Day tradition.
Folks enjoyed some dancing, and even bouncing, at the 26th annual Hooray for Harriman celebration.
The town blocks off a stretch of US Highway 27 through downtown every year for the big street party. The fun includes plenty of food vendors, music, hot rods and Gospel singing inside the Princess Theater.
Organizers say bringing crowds downtown will help revitalize the city.