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Investigation still pending six months after fatal shooting

It’s been six months since an officer-involved shooting took a Roane County man’s life, but the investigation remains incomplete.

Reducing the stigma

New program uses combined approach for substance abuse

A local health clinic is taking a new approach to helping people overcome opioid addiction.

Former trooper’s wife sent to jail for embezzlement

The wife of a former state trooper was taken away in handcuffs Friday after she was sentenced to four months in jail for stealing from her employer.

Student numbers drop

Steep decline at Walton

Enrollment took another big drop in Roane County when students returned to classrooms in the past week, but the biggest decline was at a school that had been gaining students in recent years.

Clover crash

Schools offering more support, better facilities

Students in Roane County returning for the start of a new school year will have more support as well as improved facilities.

Salvage yard owner gets home confinement

Judge says cars must be moved by Aug. 30

Now out of jail and on home confinement, the owner of an illegal salvage yard outside Spencer has until the end of the month to remove vehicles from the property.

Walton PSD has financial woes

Financial problems have put two projects planned by the Walton Public Service District in jeopardy.

Highway dedication set for local World War II soldier

A ceremony is set for Saturday to dedicate a stretch of W.Va. 14 (Parkersburg Road) in honor of PFC Harold P. Cottle, who served in the 45th Infantry Division in World War II and was killed in action while fighting in northern France.

Paddle parade

Kayakers make their way past the dock at Charles Fork Lake on Saturday night during the annual “Light Up the Lake” event.


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