| Alliance, Economic Development, Roane County, Roane Tourism, Watts Bar Lake

Visitors Still Making an Impact in Roane

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

| Nature, Places, Roane Tourism

Leaf Peeping Around Roane

It’s almost November, which means our beautiful green forests are transforming into breathtaking yellows, oranges, and reds. As much as we love the lushness of summer around here, we are so excited to see autumn’s beauty transform Roane County’s landscapes. People love to go “leaf peeping” to see the gorgeous colors, which can lead toRead More Leaf Peeping Around Roane

| Events, Roane Chamber, Roane Tourism, Shop Roane, Shopping

Shop Local This Holiday Season at the Jingle & Mingle Market in Kingston!

The Roane Chamber will host its 2nd Annual Jingle & Mingle Market on November 13-14! The market will feature food trucks, the return of the Jingle Bell Bistro, and over 50 (yes, 50!) local vendors. Shoppers will get into the joy of the season while they shop in a festive atmosphere, which will include holidayRead More Shop Local This Holiday Season at the Jingle & Mingle Market in Kingston!

| #SoakinRoane, Nature, Roane Tourism, Watts Bar Lake

Life Along the 652

Roane County was 1 of the 5 Pilot Communities chosen in 2019 to help launch a new program created by the University of Tennessee’s School of Landscape Architecture, called the Tennessee Riverline 652. This program is “a vision for North America’s next great regional trail system” – think Appalachian Trail on water. The trail is the 652Read More Life Along the 652