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Fire claims Linden garage, home saved

Three fire departments responded when a garage at Linden caught fire Sunday night.

BOE won’t pave state road that leads to school

Roane Board of Education members won’t pave a state road, even if it does lead to one of their schools.

Line repair after slip big expense for city

A road slip on Oak Drive that impacted a sewer line cost the city of Spencer approximately $70,000, according to Mayor Terry Williams.

Bowman to go on trial a third time

Johnny Bowman is getting ready to go on trial in magistrate court for operating an illegal salvage yard.

Virus cost county extra $12,000 for election

The county is seeking reimbursement of over $12,000 for coronavirus-related expenses associated with the primary election.

YLA conducting food drive

The Youth Leadership Association at Roane County High School has launched a drive to collect canned food items for Community Resources.

Probation violation puts man in prison

A former Newton man was sentenced to prison Tuesday for violating his probation.

SWA chair alleges ‘hostile takeover’

The chairman of the county’s solid waste authority is not going quietly.

School board to resume in-person meetings tonight

Session may still be accessed by phone, online

The Roane Board of Education will return to holding in-person meetings this week, but for those who would rather watch or even participate online, that is still an option.

Commencement Saturday at RCHS

COVID-19 guidelines in place

A unprecedented COVID-19 version of commencement will recognize Roane County High School’s Class of 2020 Saturday morning at County Stadium.


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