Tom Wilson was looking forward to spending Christmas with his two sons.
The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic made 2020 one of the most challenging years on record, and Roane County was no exception.
Roane County recorded 21 cases of COVID-19 during the past seven days, down by one from the previous week.
Local long-term care facility residents and staff were getting their first vaccinations this week for the COVID-19 virus.
With three lawsuits pending against the Roane sheriff’s department in federal court regarding wrongful death or excessive force, and a fourth expected to be filed, it remains up to officers as to when to turn on their body-worn camera.
Roane Board of Education members concerned about an increase in failing grades by students in distance learning took a deeper dive into the numbers at their meeting Thursday.
Roane General Hospital officials called it a historic day.
COVID-19 has been identified as the cause of death for another Roane County resident.
The Jackson County prosecuting attorney’s office has been appointed to determine if charges should be pursued in the fatal shooting of a Walton area man by a Roane sheriff’s deputy.
Roane County bucked the state trend this year when it came to the deer harvest.