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Millions of pain pills

Roane was flooded with prescription meds

Millions of prescription pain pills fl ooded Roane County over a seven-year period, according to information from a government database.

Southern Roane gathering Saturday

Looneyville hosting fourth homecoming

Lots of good food – and fellowship – will be on the menu this weekend at Looneyville.

Cow causes collapse in communications

Radio communications problems hampering fire, police and EMS in southern Roane County all began with a cow.

Not a clue

Man still missing after six months

This week marked an anniversary of sorts for family and friends of John DeMarino, but it wasn’t one any of them cared to celebrate.

City Center

New owners making plans for bank building

David Freshwater bought the bank.

Teaching slots are being filled

Duncan says it looks good for start of school

Every classroom teaching position may be filled when Roane County students return to school next month.

Former boosters president arrested for embezzlement

The former president of the athletic boosters organization at Roane County High School has been charged with embezzlement.

Hospital agrees to manage RCES

The Roane County Emergency Squad has entered into a contract with Roane General Hospital to manage the local ambulance service.

He made it

Looneyville man reaches summit

After seven years, five failed tries and one new knee, Rob Dunn finally made it to the top.

Positions in schools are coming back

The assistant principal’s position at Spencer Middle School cut in the spring will be restored with funds from the education bill passed by the state legislature.


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