Virus numbers near record

Roane County just missed setting a record for the number of new COVID-19 cases added in a week.

Paper 8-26-21

Editorial cartoon 8-26-21

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A poetic reminder as football season kicks off

To kick off another scholastic sports season, it’s time for a traditional reminder to all the fans who attend the games.

Hospital beds getting harder to find

The COVID-19 virus and its new delta variant are keeping local health care workers busy.

Flames destroy deputy’s home

Investigators are looking into a fire that destroyed the home of an embattled Roane sheriff’s deputy Monday.

Experienced players return for Lady Raider volleyball

It’s all about the team for Roane County High as the 2021 volleyball season gets underway.

Simons set pace again for RCHS in matches at Fairmont, Elizabeth

Roane County’s golfers finished tied for 11th in the Marion County Invitational and were runner-up in a five-team match at Mingo Bottom Golf Course.

Defending champ Blue Devils opening test

St. Marys will provide the first test for Roane County’s football team when they meet Friday at Bill Hanlin Stadium in the 2021 high school football opener. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.