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Board adding position amidst several cuts

Just after making several cuts, the Roane Board of Education is adding a new position for the upcoming school year.

Only 10% of highway slips will be repaired

There are 40 documented road slips in Roane County, but only four will be repaired in 2019.

‘Seussical’ caps months of work

Roane County High School theater and choir director Daniel Ricks finally gave his students what they wanted.

Family sues gas company in boy’s death

The family of a 10-year-old boy who died of carbon monoxide poisoning has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mountaineer Gas, alleging impurities in the gas led to the entire family being overcome by fumes.

No report filed on fatal shooting

Two months later, officials are still awaiting the results of an investigation into the shooting death of a Looneyville man that involved a Roane Sheriff’s deputy.

Medieval melee

More than 300 expected for event at Camp Sheppard

People from several states will get together at Camp Sheppard this weekend to celebrate old times – the really old times.

Bunny Love

Lorelei Cherry gets a hug from the Easter Bunny, who made an appearance during Saturday’s egg hunt sponsored by the town of Reedy.

Bradley bridge project moved to 2020

It’s as predictable as the return of the robins each spring.

Bids for school bond projects below estimates

Bids awarded for the first projects funded by a school bond approved by voters in November came in well below estimates.

Salvage owner moves out three cars

The owner of an illegal salvage yard moved three cars off his lot, which was enough to satisfy the judge overseeing his case, at least for a short while.


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