2020-01-16

Answering the call

Volunteers rush in where others fear to tread

Times of tragedy are often when people come to realize what someone or something means to them.

Why do they do it?

I wanted to know if the tragic loss of volunteer firefighter Mark Horwich Saturday was the first time a firefighter in Roane County had died in the line of duty, so I asked a few who had been at it a while.

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Obituaries for 1-16-20

George Dakota Hedrick, 25; Mark Elliott Horwich, 51; Teddy L. Moss, 84

Fallen firefighter has hero’s welcome

Mark Horwich came home to a hero’s welcome Monday evening.

Police response

Officers from around area respond to call that ends in suicide

Around 20 police officers from around the region responded to a Spencer neighborhood Friday night after shots were fired in what authorities said began as a domestic dispute.

Walton PSD seeks loan to ease financial woes

Walton Public Service District is banking on a loan to help get out of current financial difficulties.

Assistant prosecutor files for magistrate

Races for sheriff and magistrate each drew multiple entries when filing for the 2020 election opened this week.