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Planning begins for magistrate court move

An architect hired to design new magistrate court offices will review the space while considering some features sought by court officials.

Paper 4-29-21

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Watering down high school sports

Every now and again I’ll pick up some iced tea (unsweetened, of course) from a fast food place.

Lady Raiders 7-4 after busy week

Roane County’s softball record stood at 7-4 after a busy week of action.

Say it ain’t so, Joe

He may have campaigned for president as a moderate, but Joe Biden is showing he is far, far to the left or at the bidding of his radical handlers within the administration.

Vaccine clinics coming to end

With several Roane residents now vaccinated for COVID-19 and a declining demand among the rest of the population, the last of the large-scale vaccination clinics at the Spencer armory is just around the corner.

Headed in opposite directions

I spoke to a high school classmate the other day who has lived in Louden County, Va., for years. He raised his family in what is now the state’s third largest county.

Obituaries for 4-29-21

James Darrell Bailey, 80; Lowell Thomas Kiser, 79; Violet Irene Nichols, 87; Freda B. West Scott, 87; Bernard Leon Wyatt, 98

County suffers two highway deaths in week

Two people were killed on Roane County highways in separate accidents last week.