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Roane County Schools face $1M in cuts


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(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.

Last $1 million from ash spill to be split between 4 communities


It's been more than five-and-a-half years since one of the largest man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history spilled more than a billion gallons of wet ash and sludge in Roane County.

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School tackling bullying one student at a time


ID=15042651A Roane County school is trying to put an end to bullying and in a way trying to define it. This involves a program used around the country.

'Hooray for Harriman' a Labor Day tradition


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.

Roane County debates use of TVA funds


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DA: Officers justified in shooting armed burglary suspect


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An investigation has concluded that the shooting of an armed burglary suspect in Harriman Tuesday was justified.

Officers shot and killed Miranda Michelle Guy, 28, in her home on Fairchild Street.

TBI: Harriman officers shoot, kill woman in her home


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Officers shot and killed a burglary suspect inside her Harriman home Tuesday afternoon, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.