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Medical marijuana operation planned at Tariff

Commissioners back company's bid for permit

Medical cannabis (marijuana) operations are now one step closer to operating in Roane County.

One sentenced, another nabbed in slot parlor theft

A man accused of stealing more than $3,000 from a video lottery business was placed on probation and ordered to apply to drug court, while a woman police were looking for in connection with the crime has finally been captured.

Striped crosswalks will be permanent

Decorative crosswalks on Spencer’s Main Street have become a part of history.

No timetable given for ‘Slum and Blight’ work

Property owners enrolled in a National Guard program that will demolish dilapidated structures in the county aren’t the only ones who would like to know when the work will begin.

Schools looking at new bus schedules

Roane County school officials are looking at ways to reduce the amount of times kids are spending on the school bus.

Commissioners back legal ad changes

Running legal ads in the community newspaper could become optional if a request from county commissioners becomes law.

Brush fires keep VFDs hopping Saturday

Richard Carpenter saw part of Roane County Saturday he’d never seen before.

An ill wind

Gusts up to 60 mph result in damages all around county

Wind gusts of up to 60 mph left their mark all over Roane County Saturday.

Speed man gets more sentences

A Speed man who appeared in Roane Circuit Court Monday received two more prison sentences on top of the two he was already facing.

Sisters foundation awards grants

Two local organizations are among those to recently receive grant funding from the Sisters Health Foundation.


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