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County virus numbers better this week

Roane County added 10 new cases of COVID-19 during the past week, although overall numbers for the virus have improved.

Attorneys want release of body cam video

Lawyers representing a man fatally shot by a Roane sheriff’s deputy are calling for the release of any body cam footage that might be available.

If all levies pass, cost to taxpayer about $13 a year

What will the three proposed levies on next Tuesday’s ballot cost the average taxpayer?

Thief arrested after returning to scene

A thief who returned to the scene of the crime not once, but several times, was arrested.

Levy will give boost to ambulance service

If Roane County wants to keep the current level of ambulance service it will come at a cost of just over a dollar a month.

Two county schools impacted by virus

RCHS football team placed on quarantine

After going more than two weeks without any new cases of COVID-19 in Roane County Schools, two schools were hit with the virus.

Excess levy supports variety of PATCH programs

If you live in Roane County, you’re probably familiar with PATCH.

Bids accepted on salvage vehicles

A court-ordered process to clean up a salvage yard outside of Spencer is underway.

GOP adds to registration lead since primary

Republicans in Roane County have strengthened their advantage in voter registration since the June primary while numbers for Democrats have declined.

Candidates battle after Carmichael booted

A fourth grade teacher from Mason County who’s never held office shocked everyone when she knocked off the state’s second highest official in the primary election.


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