Playground equipment chosen for new park

Reedy Town Council members met for their regular monthly session Thursday at the waterworks building.

Two plead to drug exchange in courtroom

A woman already in jail for causing thousands of dollars in damages to an apartment after she was evicted got another sentence after a friend slipped drugs to her in the courtroom.

Geary class assignments given

Following are homeroom assignments at Geary Elementary/Middle School for the upcoming school year.

Charge reduced in passenger’s death

A driver facing up to a year in jail after he was charged with vehicular manslaughter was fined $100 and court costs after he entered a plea to a lesser charge.

Police officers, commission sued by inmate

Four police officers and the Roane County Commission are defendants in a lawsuit filed by a man who claims the officers used excessive force when they arrested him a week after a car chase.

More funding allocated for security officers

The county will hire an additional courthouse security officer to keep from using deputies to screen people entering the building.

Big dreams

RCHS grad has hopes set on career in acting

Renee Simpson is a small town girl who feels called to a life in the big city.

Man gets 10-to-50 years for sex abuse

A man who admitted having sex with his nine-year-old niece got the maximum sentence.

Sub teachers worried about policy change

Several substitute teachers are raising concerns about a new policy enacted by the Roane Board of Education.

Local groups get boost from energy company

The Reedy Senior Citizens Center and the Reedy Volunteer Fire Department have both received large influxes of money through the energy company TransCanada.

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