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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.

Roane County Schools face $1M in cuts


(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.

Settlement reached in TVA ash spill lawsuits

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.