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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.

Virus concerns making impact in area

Events canceled, buildings closed

There might only be one confirmed case of the coronavirus in West Virginia, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t made an impact on the state.

Hospital responding to COVID-19

Roane General Hospital CEO Doug Bentz can see evidence of the coronavirus pandemic as he looks out his office window.

Elected officials getting raises in new budget

Tax collections up $200,000 this year

Raises for elected officials will be part of the county’s budget for the coming fiscal year.

Mayor turns down Miss Roane pageant

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and Spencer Mayor Terry Williams doesn’t think much of the Miss Roane County Pageant.

Man who testified in murder case sentenced

A man who testified against another suspect in a murder trial was sentenced Monday for his part in the crime.

Salvage yard owner facing new charges

Seventeen years after the first charges against him were filed, a Roane man has been cited a third time for an illegal salvage yard.


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