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Reedy combining homecoming, mud bog

Just to prove you can’t have too many mud bogs, Reedy is adding a mud bog to its yearly homecoming celebration.

Duncan believes test results show scores can improve

Groups of students on every grade level in in Roane County have shown they can score above the state average on the standardized test known as the General Summative Assessment.

Community mourns death of football player

Services Saturday for Alex Miller

Funeral services will be Saturday for a Roane County High School football player who died after collapsing during a game Friday at Clay County.

Felony charges against county commissioner dismissed

Felony charges against a Roane County Commissioner have been dropped.

County schools to have social media coordinators

Cooks being added at two schools

Each school in Roane County will have a social media coordinator under a proposal approved by Roane Board of Education members last week.

Duncan says more improvement needed

Roane Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Duncan is pleased, at least to an extent, with recent standardized test scores that show some areas of improvement.

County has 17% of residents with higher degrees

Roane County lags behind state and national averages in higher educational attainment.

Goodson replacing Nichols as chief

Spencer is getting a new police chief.

Seven departments respond to city fire

More than 30 firefighters from seven departments inthree counties helped extinguish a burning apartment building in downtown Spencer Saturday night.

Truck crashes into house

Sam McKown was hoping for a restful day at home. Those hopes were dashed after a truck came crashing into his house Friday.


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