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Science, faith converge at FCA eclipse party

There was popcorn, but what the crowd at Faith Christian Academy was watching was better than any movie.

Fire chiefs concerned with levy change

Fire chiefs fear they are getting short-changed with adjustments to the emergency services levy made by the Roane County Commission.

Town employees now certified water operators

Reedy now has two water operators working as employees.

The school levy

What will it pay for and how much will it cost?

Roane County could be shooting for the moon, but instead decided to settle for something a little more down to earth.

School board cuts four more positions

After a few jobs up for elimination were saved at a previous meeting, the Roane Board of Education approved more cuts last week.

The school levy

What will it pay for and how much will it cost?

As one of only 13 of the state’s 55 counties without an excess levy for schools, Roane County students are at a disadvantage.

Fix set for Newton phone outages

A settlement is in the works regarding problems with the 565 phone exchange that serves the Newton area.

County levy adjusted to bring tax break

County residents will start receiving a modest tax break beginning July 1.

Employees, 4-H camp get more in new budget

The new courthouse budget includes a built-in pay raise for employees and money to fund a list of improvements at the county 4-H camp.

Schools left with no police officers

A shortage of law enforcement deputies in the Roane Sheriff’s Department means there will be no police officers in Roane County Schools after this week.


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