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Roane Commission facing big decisions

The Roane County Commission meets Monday night in Kingston to consider the county budget and tax rate for the new fiscal year that began July 1st.

As presented, the budget would currently not include a property tax increase, however some commissioners have advocated for a tax increase of some sort to help pay for the massive school consolidation project county leaders have been discussing.

Expect a lot of public comments on both sides of the issue when the Roane County Commission meets this evening at 7 pm at the Courthouse in Kingston.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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