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Unsafe structure agency to meet tonight

The Roane County Unsafe Structure and Property Enforcement Agency is scheduled to get an update on a National Guard program to demolish deteriorating buildings in Roane County.

Woman recovering from gunshot wound

A woman is recovering after surgery for an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound she reportedly sustained while trying to get rid of a snake.

Jail ordered for violations

Several people were put behind bars this week for violating terms of their probation, parole or home confinement sentences.

One airlifted after three-car accident

One person was airlifted and three others transported by ambulance following a three-car accident on W.Va. 36 near Clover Friday afternoon.

Judge says man can’t live with grandmother he tried to strangle

A man who pled guilty to trying to strangle his grandmother is prohibited from living with her while he serves a sentence on home confinement and probation.

Recycling center has ‘difficult’ year

After a trying year, the Roane Solid Waste Authority is looking to the future.

Officials will give sub policy more thought

A policy proposal that has caused some concern among substitute teachers in the county will be reconsidered.

Grand jury indicts 12

Charges include incest, meth, insurance fraud

Twelve persons were indicted by a Roane grand jury last week, including a Spencer man facing multiple counts of sexual assault, sexual abuse and incest.

Wider load

Truck too big for local two-lanes

A super-sized oversized load marooned at Arnoldsburg for a week was expected to finally be on its way by Wednesday.

Firefighters douse blaze at car wash

Firefighters doused a blaze at a Spencer car wash last week.


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