The high court

Filling the seat the right thing to do

President Trump was elected in 2016 to a four-year term that ends at Jan. 20, 2021, at noon. He has every right to be the president until that time, including filling a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fire strikes family a second time

For the Eastman family, it was a memory they hoped not to revisit.

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.

Editorial cartoon 10-22-20

School resume classes after virus outbreak

After being closed for over a week following COVID-19 outbreaks, Roane County High School and Spencer Middle School resumed in-person classes this week.

Paper 10-22-20

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Obituaries for 10-22-20

Opal G. Boggs, 87; Michael Israel Carter, 41; Randall ‘Keith’ Carper, 70; Mary Katherine Perrine, 70; Esther Lee Rubiro, 80

Virus cases continue to surge

Cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Roane County.

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.