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Aerial salute

A C-130H Hercules aircraft flies over Roane General Hospital last Wednesday as part of a salute to health care workers around the state by the W.Va. Air National Guard.

No date yet for DMV reopening

There is no official word on when the W.Va. Division of Motor Vehicles regional office in Spencer will reopen, but some other offices are opening Tuesday, May 26, to begin offering services put on hold in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two Spencer Elementary staffers not rehired

Two Spencer Elementary School employees may not be back for the next school year after their contracts were not renewed.

Early voters will have to wear masks

Those who want to cast their ballots at the courthouse during the early voting period will be required to wear a face covering and be checked for a fever before entering the building.

Not just a number

Spencer woman hopes mother's death from virus sends message

Spencer resident Sharon Lowe became a statistic in a worldwide pandemic when she died of the coronavirus, but her daughter wants the world to know her mother was more than that.

Courthouse reopening being considered

Plans are underway to reopen the Roane County Courthouse.

Tuesday deadline to register for primary

More than 1,300 have already voted in county

Tuesday will be the last day to register to vote in West Virginia’s 2020 primary election.

No COVID-19 found in county nursing facilities

Neither of the long-term care facilities in Roane County has a case of the COVID-19 virus, according to tests of every resident and employee.

Pool, fireworks in doubt due to COVID-19

Some traditional summer activities are in doubt due to COVID-19.

Back in business

Spencer stores returning to life after shutdown

Spencer was slowly getting back to business this week.


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