ROANE ALLIANCE

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.

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ROANE ECD

We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.

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ROANE TOURISM

We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.

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ROANE CHAMBER

We connect leaders and organizations for the benefit of local and regional business growth.

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EDUCATION MATTERS

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.

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RETIRE ROANE

We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.

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Tamke-Allan Observatory Public Star Gazing

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Amateur astronomers come to Tamke-Allan Observatory the 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month and the public is always invited to join them to observe the stars.

Gate usually opens at 7:30 pm. Roane State Community College manages the TAO. TAO is located off Caney Creek road at coordinates 84.618w, 35.8325N.

Directions: The TAO is located on Caney Creek Road - turn left onto Keller Road (near the TWRA boat luanch area) and the road to the observatory is on the left.

Tamke-Allan Observatory Public Star Gazing

Gate opens at 7:30 pm Address Caney Creek Road Harriman, TN 37748 Email [email protected] Website www.roanestate.edu/obs