You could say they went out on a limb when they signed their kids up for the distance learning program as schools reopened following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Roane County recorded its second death attributed to the coronavirus last week.
Infrastructure improvements, police department funding, eliminating eyesore properties and establishing a municipal court are among the features of a home rule ordinance approved last week by Spencer City Council.
A man not wearing a mask who was refused service at a local fast food restaurant was arrested after he allegedly did thousands of dollars in damage to a door at the business.
Midway through the last school year, the number of students enrolled in Roane County schools fell below 2,000 for the first time.
A contractor based in Roane County is the apparent low bidder to replace the Col. Ruby Bradley Bridge in downtown Spencer.
County officials are surprised by how many parents have opted for their children to learn at home during the COVID-19 crisis.
A committee studying how to best use county office space is recommending both magistrate court and family court be moved to a building on Court Street.
Firefighters were unable to save a pickup truck that went up in flames Saturday evening, although the owner was able to keep the fire from destroying his barn by pulling the burning vehicle away from the building.
Tuesday wasn’t your normal first day of school.