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Lawyers for King, troopers ask report be excluded

Former sheriff critical of officers' actions in alleged beating

Lawyers representing a Roane sheriff’s deputy and three state troopers in a civil suit set to go to trial in federal court are asking that certain information be kept from the jury, including a report from an experienced lawman who compared the officers’ actions to a “shark feeding frenzy.”

Rain causes minor flooding problems

Weekend rainfall caused only minor flooding problems for most of Roane County.

Vaccine coalition seeking sign-ups

If you are 65 or older and would like to have a COVID-19 vaccination, the Roane County Vaccine Coalition wants to hear from you.

Deputies adding Tasers to arsenal

Members of the Roane County Sheriff’s Department will soon have another weapon in their arsenal.

Shelter numbers consistent

Shelter numbers consistent

Situation shows significant improvement in past month

Cases of COVID-19 continue to decline in Roane County.

Deputy sued a fourth time

Roane deputy sheriff Mike King has been sued again.

Shot in the arm

Weekly vaccination clinics for the COVID-19 virus are are proving to be a real shot in the arm.

Students grades continue to drop during pandemic

Grades earned by Roane County students continue to tumble while many are in distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

County records another death as new cases decline

Roane County recorded another COVID-19 death during the past week as the number of new cases continues to decline.


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