Raiders go 1-1 to open sectional baseball

Roane County stood at 1-1 after the first two games of double elimination sectional baseball play.

Taylor makes the most of her final at-bat

As they say sometimes, you just can’t make this stuff up.

SMS girls take Fight Back track title

Kallie McCutcheon earned high point honors in leading Spencer Middle to the title in the Walton Fight Back With Track meet Thursday at County Stadium.

Sectional losses end RCHS season

Postseason play ended early for Roane County’s softball team with a loss to Lewis County in a Class AA sectional elimination game Monday at Falling Rock.

Editorial cartoon 5-9-19

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Venezuela points out pitfalls of socialism

The current turmoil going on in Venezuela serves as a real and present reminder of the dangers of the socialism – a system that is being embraced by some prominent leaders of the Democrat party.

Peafowl, ramps and growing and old

Sherrie Nichols got a surprise when she looked out the window of her Clover Ridge home the other morning.

Green New Deal sets lofty goals

The climate is changing and we need to make big changes to fight it. That’s the message advocates of the “Green New Deal” shared Tuesday night at a town hall meeting in the Heritage Park Community Building.

Reedy gearing up for town election

The Reedy Town Council and water board had their monthly meeting last Thursday in an abbreviated format, citing prior engagements of council members.

Sewer project could start next month

A long-delayed project to upgrade the Spencer sewage plant may finally get underway this year.