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Board recognizes former member

A current school employee was fired and a former employee honored at Tuesday’s Roane Board of Education meeting.

Council reviews homecoming, mud bog

The town of Reedy made over $1,000 dollars in profit from its Sept. 28 homecoming and mud bog event. That includes over $400 dollars in commemorative knives that were sold.

Mother returns to alcohol after son’s death

A mother who pled guilty to abusing her teenage son was treated for alcoholism but began drinking again after the death of another son, her lawyer said.

A bad experience with bats

Spencer man hospitalized after encounter with bat droppings

Lewis Bolte took notice when bats were found in a local school earlier this year.

Two sentenced for copper theft

Ordered to pay nearly $13,000 in restitution

Two of four men charged with stealing thousands of dollars in copper from an AEP laydown yard at Amma were sentenced Monday.

EDA members tour former Reedy school

Roane Economic Development Authority members met Thursday and toured the former Reedy Elementary School that is now a cosmetics testing laboratory.

Roane joins more counties in broadband effort

An attempt to expand broadband internet service in the county has taken another step forward.

School leaders express gratitude following tragedy

Last Thursday’s Roane Board of Education meeting began with recognition for a fallen student, and appreciation for what followed.

Walton sewer could be online by 2022

A public sewer system for the Walton area could be operational by 2022.

Teen arrested on child porn charges

Police said a teenage girl arrested on child porn charges was downloading images and sending them to men she met online because she wanted attention.


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