When schools in West Virginia were shut down in March to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Roane County, like many school systems, was caught off guard.
After four years as president of the Roane Board of Education, Jeff Mace will serve two more years in the position.
One local fall festival is off and another one is on, at least for now.
Roger Simons was driving a truck, delivering groceries to country stores, when Roane Sheriff Robey Knight asked if he wanted to put down the produce and pick up a badge.
Several homes on Speed Road were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after what was described as a gas line leak.
There appears to be consensus that maintaining the current level of local ambulance service is essential.
And then there was one.
You could say Spencer is back in business, or at least headed in that direction.