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Newspapers among state’s best for 28th straight year

The Times Record and Roane County Reporter have been judged as being among the best newspapers in the state for a 28th consecutive year.

Budget windfall nets raises for employees

Employees will get pay raises after the Spencer city budget was boosted by nearly a quarter million dollars.

Checking up on the county’s checkbook

New website tracks spending

Taxpayers can now keep a closer eye on how county government spends their money.

Salvage yard owner jailed

Bowman tells judge he has terminal cancer

The operator of an illegal salvage yard outside Spencer who failed to comply with court orders to move vehicles from the property has been sentenced to jail.

Summer scene

A rosy glow settles over the countryside during a mid-summer sunset on Egypt Ridge.

Millions of pain pills

Roane was flooded with prescription meds

Millions of prescription pain pills fl ooded Roane County over a seven-year period, according to information from a government database.

Southern Roane gathering Saturday

Looneyville hosting fourth homecoming

Lots of good food – and fellowship – will be on the menu this weekend at Looneyville.

Cow causes collapse in communications

Radio communications problems hampering fire, police and EMS in southern Roane County all began with a cow.

Not a clue

Man still missing after six months

This week marked an anniversary of sorts for family and friends of John DeMarino, but it wasn’t one any of them cared to celebrate.

City Center

New owners making plans for bank building

David Freshwater bought the bank.

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