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Commissioner has Primary challenge

The president of the Roane County Commission has a challenger in the Republican Primary election.

Editorial cartoon 4-23-20


Biden the only choice left for Obama

It was big news last week when Barack Obama endorsed Joe Biden for president. Or was it? Who else was left for the liberal Democrat to endorse, President Trump?

BOE approves bus changes, paving bids

Most students in Roane County will get to sleep a little later under a new transportation schedule adopted at Tuesday’s Roane Board of Education meeting.

Family escapes as home burns

A Walton man suffered burns when his family’s home went up in flames Thursday afternoon.

Smith sentenced to life without parole

There was not much suspense when a Spencer man was sentenced for murder.

Obituaries for 4-23-20

Michael Allen Anderson, 69; Lillian M. Hoke, 78

Hall of Fame baseball coach Bailey passes away

One of the most decorated sports figures in the history of Roane County has passed away.

Hardman signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the April 29, 2010 editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter. It is reprinted as it appeared then.