By DAMON LAWRENCE
Mike Ross earned a reputation as a major player in the upscale real-estate market, thanks to his line of Rarity developments.
Much was expected when Ross decided to bring one, Rarity Ridge, to Roane County.
But instead of fulfilling his tax obligations to the county, Ross’ companies have been corporate deadbeats. Oak Ridge Land Co. LLC, whose registered agent is Ross, has not paid its 2008 property taxes on 433 pieces of property.