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Man given 1-to-3 years for burglary, meth

A Spencer man arrested for burglary and drug possession was sentenced to prison Monday.

Consultant optimistic about broadband

A consultant working with local officials on a broadband expansion proposal is optimistic about its chances for success.

First votes arrive at courthouse

The first votes cast in the general election arrived at the Roane County Courthouse Monday, more than six weeks before the election.

City announces paving projects

The city of Spencer has announced a list resurfacing projects scheduled to take place this fall.

Cases in Roane continue to climb

Five new cases of COVID-19 have been added in Roane County in the past week, according to the W.Va. Dept. of Health and Human Resources, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases since March to 42.

Pleas entered in circuit court to avoid trials

Two men slated to go on trial Tuesday in Roane Circuit Court decided to enter guilty pleas.

Virus scare closes courthouse office

The circuit clerk’s office in the Roane County Courthouse was closed Monday while all employees in the office were tested for the coronavirus.

Better than nothing

Mayor plans to have some BWF events despite virus

Something is better than nothing.

County native earns national DAV honor

A Roane County native has received the highest honor from a national veterans organization.

Festival not canceled, but not the same

The W.Va. Black Walnut Festival is still on, but don’t expect it to look like any of the previous 65 festivals


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