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
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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
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ORNL Bus Tours (Manhattan Project) - Now Reopen!
Since 1996, the guided bus tour includes highlights of the history of Oak Ridge and how it became a Secret City of 75,000 people with a mission to end World War II. Sites visited include Y-12 New Hope Visitor Center, Bethel Valley Church, Graphite Reactor at ORNL Spallation Neutron Source (one of the four DOE sites in the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park), Heritage Center, formerly K-25, and K-25 Overlook. Bus tour registration is offered online or in person at American Museum of Science and Energy, with seating first come, first served.