Man who strangled girlfriend gets home confinement

A Spencer man was placed on 2-1/2 years home confinement after contacting a woman he previously tried to strangle.

Former sheriff says change is needed

Goodwin calls for civilian oversight

A former sheriff and magistrate has spoken out after a second fatal shooting involving a Roane sheriff’s deputy.

The Old Perdictor

I fi ggerd that after all this eleckshun faldorol what’s caused some o’ you snowfl akes out their to git your britches all up in a bunch, it was time fer a li’l levitashun. So hear’s some thats shure to lift you’re spiruts (or leestways make you want to drank some):

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Keaton takes House race; Grady, Boley, win senate seats

This time Riley Keaton left no doubt.

All three levies approved with more than 70%

Three excess levies on Tuesday’s general election ballot were emphatically renewed by Roane County voters.

County virus numbers better this week

Roane County added 10 new cases of COVID-19 during the past week, although overall numbers for the virus have improved.

Setting the (coaching) record straight

Those old enough to remember, or are fans of re-runs, probably are familiar with the show Happy Days.

Bradley bridge construction set for March

Shamblin, Hickman take contested races

A large turnout of Roane County voters returned a county commissioner to office and picked a new sheriff in Tuesday’s general election.