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Sifting through the ashes

As they sift through the ashes of what was their home, James Reid and his son also sort through the memories.

BB gun only weapon found

State Police report released in response to FOIA request

The only weapon found at the home of a Walton area man killed by a Roane sheriff’s deputy last year was a Red Ryder BB gun.

Mask mandate for schools discussed

At their meeting Thursday, Roane Board of Education members discussed whether to require face coverings be worn when students return next month.

Commission gives deputies $10,000 raises

Measure passes on split vote

On a 2-1 vote, Roane County Commissioners approved pay increases of $10,000 per year for most law enforcement deputies.

County reports no new cases

Roane County has seen a week with no new COVID-19 cases reported for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic in March of last year.

Roane General seeking to open clinic at Arnoldsburg

In the final stages of a $20 million renovation and expansion on its main campus, Roane General Hospital is turning its attention to Calhoun County.

Property tax statements offer more information

Property tax statements mailed out by the Roane Sheriff’s Department last week have more information than usual.

A quick trip

His vacation in Germany turned out to be a lot shorter than expected.

Water line relocation focus of bypass work

Preliminary work continues on the new U.S. 33 bypass of Scott Miller Hill as the primary contractor still awaits word on a third and final permit from the W.Va. Department of Environmental Protection.

School jobs being juggled

Some positions in the school system are getting shuffled.

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