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Bradley bridge replacement out for bids

The Col. Ruby Bradley Bridge was on the list for replacement for years, until one day it just disappeared.

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New ambulance fee proposed

More money will be needed – and soon – to maintain adequate ambulance service in the county, according to EMS and hospital officials.

GOP tops Dems in voter numbers

Republicans have overtaken Democrats in the number of registered voters in Roane County heading into the primary election.

Events Friday for 2020 RCHS grads

Members of the 2020 graduating class of Roane County High School will receive their diplomas Friday in unconventional fashion.

Courthouse offices open for business

Offices at the Roane County Courthouse have reopened to the public.

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.

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.

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.


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