Roane adds 42 cases in a week

Roane County added 42 new cases of COVID-19 during the past week.

Long-time mayor files for re-election

Voters will see a very familiar name on the ballot for Spencer’s municipal election.

Meth charges lead to prison, pleas

A Spencer man arrested for distributing methamphetamine was sentenced to prison Tuesday, after several other persons pled guilty to meth charges before him.

Tower expense could be shared

A plan is in the works to share the expense of erecting a new communications tower at Clover.

Retired police officer tabbed as city judge

A veteran law enforcement officer has been tabbed to become Spencer’s municipal judge.

Man gets prison for counterfeiting, drugs

A Spencer man found guilty on drug and counterfeiting charges was sentenced to 2-to-10 years in prison Friday.

Roane schools on same COVID closings schedule

If Roane County High is closed due to the COVID-19 virus, the county’s other four schools will likely follow suit.

Whited will serve as 2021 president

Annex projects at top of agenda

Getting rid of one building and finding more use for another one are among the priorities for the new Roane County Commission president.

Filing opens Monday for Spencer election

Mayor, council seats will be on the ballot

The mayor’s job and all five city council seats will be up for grabs in the upcoming Spencer municipal election.

Changes coming in response to COVID

Roane Board of Education members will have to determine if elementary and middle school students will follow the same schedule as Roane County High School when students return to in-person classes later this month.

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