2021-05-20

Different, but closer to normal

It will be a different type of 4-H camp in Roane County for the second straight year.

Students honored for academic achievement

Roane County High School students who received scholastic honors were recognized Monday by the Rotary Club of Spencer.

Obituaries for 5-20-21

Marcella Ann Crislip, 67; William B. ‘Bill’ Davis, 78; Gerald R. ‘Jerry’ Holder, 76; Sheridan ‘Button’ Jones, 80; Cynthia Williams Murphy, 63; Jerry Ivan Richards, 79

New numbers show virus cases waning

Cases of COVID-19 in the county appear to be on the wane.

School system turning to marketing

Roane County Schools will step up efforts to get the word out about the positive things in schools in order to attract students.

Promised demolition may not happen

In 2019, dozens of county residents signed up to participate in a program that promised to demolish eyesore structures on their properties.

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Principal hired for Spencer Elementary

Spencer Elementary School has a new principal.

Editorial cartoon 5-20-21

The filibuster

Being right is more important than politics. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is proving that with his position on the Senate filibuster.