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Severe Weather Closes Roads 

Catherine Pegram

Road crews in Knox County have spent the day repairing damage left behind by heavy rains.Knox County Emergency Management Director Ray Sisk says in Appleton, the Appleton Ridge Road is expected to remain closed until at least Monday.But part of Burketville Road, or Route 105, is nearly fixed. About three-quarters of it was washed out this morning.The Snow Hill Road is also open again.In Union, the Butler Road and Coggans Hill Road are open to traffic now, too. And in Washington, Leigher Road and Bill Luce Road have been re-opened. Sisk says more than two dozen roads in Knox County have some kind of damage. We also found trouble spots in other places, too, like in Lincolnville.Sisk says town and state crews are doing what they can right now to make sure the roads are passable, in case of emergencies.