We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulﬁll the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
ETHRA Public Transit can help individuals access community and health services Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm. The service area includes 16 East Tennessee counties that includes Roane County, as well as Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Scott, Sevier and Union. Fares begin at $3 for adults and $1.50 for children.
Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 1.800.232.1565 at least three business days in advance of your trip. Requests made after the 72 hours will be considered based on available space. Returns are also available by requesting a pick-up card from the driver to contact when ready. Buses do not operate on Saturdays, Sundays, New Year’s Day, MLK Holiday, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Eve & Day or other training dates.
For cost and more information on what to expect when using ETHRA visit their website.