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Spencer Elementary paving an upgrade for access, parking

Parents trying to drop off or pick up students at Spencer Elementary School this fall should notice some improvements.

Courts open with COVID-19 restrictions

Courts in Roane County resumed operations this week with restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Conversation district supervisor position on the ballot

The candidates for conservation district supervisor in the June 9 election each claim experience as an asset.

Father who failed drug screens sent to prison

A Clendenin man whose sentencing for failure to pay child support was deferred for a year was sent to prison Monday after he tested positive for methamphetamine.

Demand up for help with food

Most agencies in Roane County that provide food to those in need have seen an increase in traffic with the COVID-19 crisis.

Roane families will receive over $300 for summer food

Parents of every child in Roane County Schools, along with 42 other counties in West Virginia, will receive over $300 to purchase food for their children this summer from a federal program intended to combat problems from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horse show a hit during shutdown

You could say it was the only game in town.

Candidates face off again in House race

The Republican race for House of Delegates in the 11th District is a rematch of the state’s closest legislative contest four years ago.

Over 50 charges more than a year old are dismissed

Over 50 misdemeanor charges were dismissed in magistrate court last week because the officers who filed them failed to follow up on the cases.

Hospital easing back to normal operations

There appears to be light at the end of the long COVID-19 tunnel for Roane General Hospital, which is altering some procedures instituted during March in response to the pandemic.


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