2019-02-28

Reedy man sentenced to home confinement

A Reedy man sentenced to home confinement last week will be allowed to serve the sentence at the same time as a home confinement sentence he was given last year for an unrelated crime.

New chairman, no new cases for authority

The Roane Unsafe Structure and Property Enforcement Agency may not have any new complaints to consider but it does have a new leader.

Contract awarded for Clover VFD firehouse

A contract has been awarded for the second phase of construction at the new Clover-Roane Volunteer Fire Dept. station.

Superintendent offered four-year contract

Amid some difficult decisions regarding budget constraints and personnel cuts, Roane County Schools Supt. Dr. Richard Duncan received some good news at last Thursday’s board of education meeting.

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Obituaries for 2-28-2019

Donald G. Conley, 72 of Newton; Dorothy M. O’Brien, 86 of Lincolnton, N.C.; Stanley ‘Keith’ Thomas, 79 of Gay; Michael Lee Truman, 74 of Scott Depot

Man dies after shooting involving officer

A Looneyville man died after he was shot in an incident involving a Roane sheriff’s deputy Friday evening near Walton.  

Twelve job cuts proposed for county schools

The Roane Board of Education discussed proposed personnel cuts to county schools at their meeting last Thursday.

High winds lead to power, phone outages

High winds and steady rain hammered Roane County over the weekend, knocking out electricity and phone service to thousands.

Protesters support shooting victim

Friends of a man fatally shot during a confrontation with a deputy sheriff staged a protest outside the Roane County Courthouse Tuesday.


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