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Soap and socks for students

Newspaper kicks off annual charity drive

County students in need will be covered from shampoo to socks through a charity drive this holiday.

New SMS funding request presented

Roane Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Duncan gave his wish list to Santa Monday.

Main Street paving still needs some work

Contractors who recently resurfaced Main Street in downtown Spencer still have some work to do.

Roane hunter dies in ATV rollover

A Reedy man who left his home to go hunting Monday morning was found dead beneath his ATV.

Assistant principal hired for SES

Spencer Elementary will have a new assistant principal next month.

Reedy resident concerned about water quality

Water system concerns took center stage during Reedy’s town council meeting Thursday.

Fall Snow

Vacant 4-H agent position under review

Roane County, which used to have three fulltime extension agents, is now down to one, with West Virginia University still trying to decide what to do about a position currently vacant.

Website compares county test scores

Roane slips to 42nd out of 55

Roane County’s performance on the standardized test given to students each spring dropped significantly last year when compared to other counties in the state.

Special prosecutor to review shooting involving deputy

A special prosecutor has been appointed to determine if any criminal charges should be filed in a fatal shooting that involved a Roane Sheriff’s deputy.

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