Post Oak Springs Christian Church is a local landmark along Highway 70 in Rockwood. But in the brick building’s backdrop lies the historic church used by the congregation in days past. While the historic church has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 2007, it currently sits boarded-up in a progressively deteriorated state.Read More Restoration Project for the Historic Post Oak Springs Christian Church
Since Roane County was founded in 1801, it has been home to many talented people. Folks here might agree you don’t need fame to be happy, but that certainly doesn’t mean they would pass up an opportunity for the spotlight. With that said, you may want to grab your autograph book as we travel throughRead More Roane’s Renowned
Today’s first stop takes us back to Kingston. That’s because the historic courthouse in downtown is a must see for any history lover! This courthouse was built in 1855 and served not only as a courthouse, but it also functioned as a hospital during the American Civil War. The building retired from serving as RoaneRead More Historical Roane
As the year comes to a close, the month of December is a time when the Roane Alliance team pulls together data and information to reflect on the accomplishments and activities for the year. January 2020 started out as one of the busiest on record for the Roane County Industrial Development Board (RCIDB), with threeRead More Roane County Industrial Development Board Sells Five Industrial Tracts Worth $21.5M in 2021
And How Exactly Do We Compare With Other Counties and Other Observations? Historically, visitors have spent more money in Roane County year over year, and the beginning of 2020 started out no differently. Occupancy tax was up 56% during the fall and winter months – but that soon changed. When travel slowed down in MarchRead More Visitors Still Making an Impact in Roane
Roane County is bursting with history, and we want to help you explore it! Several history-making figures have called this beautiful county their home, and some intriguing historic events happened right here in Roane County. There are also multiple historic sites throughout the county, providing the perfect kickoff for an immersive and thrilling ride throughRead More Roane County, TN – immerse yourself in history!
The last six weeks have been an unsettling time as we all had to learn how to live as normally as possible but avoid an invisible, deadly new threat called COVID-19. Working from home or becoming unemployed, staying away from parents and friends, not leaving the house for weeks – all became the new normalRead More Moving Roane County Forward Together
Four years ago Roane Tourism amped up our marketing program by first creating a more visual website – after all, people do come here because of the beauty. So this required photo and video shoots to capture life in Roane. Then we went to work marketing all over about how you could Soak in RoaneRead More More Visitors Are Soaking in Roane