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County adds 14 new COVID cases

Roane County has added 14 new cases of COVID-19 during the past week while also showing signs of increased spread of the virus

Grant will help animal shelter get vehicle

A national organization is showing some love to the Roane County Animal Shelter in the form of a $10,000 grant.

Sentences issued, pleas taken in circuit court

Two people were sentenced in Roane Circuit Court Monday, including a Charleston man arrested for a break-in in Roane County.

Jury convicts man of sexual assault

A Spencer man sent to help a friend get home late at night was convicted of sexually assaulting her in a one-day trial last week.

Planning begins for magistrate court move

An architect hired to design new magistrate court offices will review the space while considering some features sought by court officials.

New cases up, spread indicators down

New cases of COVID-19 are up slightly in Roane County while indicators of spread continue to drop.

Civil cases pending:

Bradley Cottrell as representative of Bernard Dale Cottrell, deceased, vs. Trooper Nathan Stepp, Trooper Zach Hartley, 1st Sgt. Okey Starsick, sheriff’s deputy (now sheriff) Brian Hickman and the Roane Sheriff’s Dept.

Clover VFD agrees to pay for new radio tower

Construction could start this summer now that Clover VFD has agreed to foot the bill for a new communications tower.

County back in lowest risk level

Roane County moved from yellow to lowest risk green this week on the state’s COVID-19 map.

Debris from fatal 2019 fire removed

Rubble from the scene of a fatal house fire has finally been cleaned up.


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