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Two virus cases confirmed here

The coronavirus has officially arrived in Roane County.

Each voter getting absentee ballot application

Every registered voter in West Virginia will get an application for an absentee ballot in the mail as part of a statewide program to make certain the May 12 election occurs in spite of concerns about the coronavirus.

School shutdown poses challenges

Teaching kids who are not at school has proven to be challenging during the school shutdown that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.

County employees get two pay raises

The county’s new budget will include larger raises for employees but no reduction for taxpayers.

U.S. 33 bypass bids well below estimates

Scott Miller Hill contract could be awarded soon

Maybe it pays to wait.

Businesses face forced closures

Efforts to halt spread of the coronavirus have brought business in Spencer to almost a grinding halt.

School work, meals have not stopped yet

Teachers and bus operators in Roane County were handing out homework and meals to students, even with the schools shut down by a governor’s order in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 means changes for healthcare facilities

County health care facilities continue to adapt to the ever-changing situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

School’s out, sort of

Staff working to continue learning, meals for students

There may be no school in West Virginia, but that doesn’t mean kids don’t get hungry.

Shopper’s react to virus fears

Shelves bare as sales surpass Black Friday

Shoppers in Spencer have been flocking to the stores in recent days to make preparations for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.


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