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Close races unchanged after canvass

Bennett, Keaton increase leads

No outcomes were changed after a canvass of the county’s primary election votes.

SWA chairman will be replaced

The county’s solid waste authority will have new leadership beginning next month.

City pool scheduled to open this month

Two staples of summers in Spencer – the city swimming pool and 4th of July fireworks display – will go on in spite of COVID-19 concerns.

Witness in murder trial sentenced to probation

A woman who was a key witness in a murder trial earlier this year entered a plea to drug charges last week in Roane Circuit Court.

Council hires member as water operator

Members of Reedy Town Council approved hiring one of their members as a water operator-in-training during their monthly meeting last Thursday.

Huge slip threatens businesses, residents

A part of the road on Oak Drive that is slipping over the hill has businesses and homeowners in the area concerned.

Two sent to prison

Man who dragged girlfriend out of shower to be sentenced for strangulation

Two persons who appeared in Roane Circuit Court Monday were sent to prison for violating terms of their home confinement or probation.

Duncan passes annual evaluation

School board approves $24 million budget

Roane Board of Education members spent half of their five-hour meeting last week on the annual evaluation of the county superintendent of schools.

Mustang Survival hoping for PPE contract

The demand for personal protective equipment in light of COVID-19 could prove beneficial for Mustang Survival.

Suspect arrested after shots fired

A Spencer man has been charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and being a prohibited person in possession of a fi rearm after he allegedly fired shots at a man he said stole money from him earlier.


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