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More houses set for demolition

City workers are moving forward on demolition of a number of vacant houses.

Duncan signs for four more years

Roane Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Duncan has agreed to a contract for another four years.

Officer returns to work

Downey will seek special prosecutor

Roane Sheriff’s Deputy Mike King has returned to work, while officials are still awaiting a report from an investigation into a fatal shooting that involved the officer.

Major personnel cuts considered

Board dealing with huge funding loss

Principals would be shuffled, some classrooms combined and central office jobs pared down under a plan to deal with a major loss in school funding.

Rallies show support for officer, victim

Under the watchful eye of law enforcement officers, supporters of a man killed in an officer-involved shooting, and others who turned out to defend the officer, each staged rallies in downtown Spencer Saturday.

Shooting victim praised, but also had problems

Timothy Ed Rhodes was laid to rest Monday, a little over a week after he was killed by a shotgun blast in a confrontation involving a Roane sheriff’s deputy

County budget process begins

The county’s budget process got underway last week without complete financial estimates for the upcoming fiscal year.

Woman dies after car accident

A Spencer woman died after the car she was riding in ran off the road during a snow squall Sunday.

Man dies after shooting involving officer

A Looneyville man died after he was shot in an incident involving a Roane sheriff’s deputy Friday evening near Walton.  

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