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The best backfield duo since…

It’s early yet, but a pair of Roane County Raiders are stirring some memories of another storied backfield duo.

GW, Clay get the best of Spencer spikers

Fussing won’t solve anything

Our country has a spending problem, but it has little to do with the ongoing fuss over the federal debt ceiling.

Walton sewer project hits restart button

A grant application for the proposed Walton public sewer system has already had three strikes against it, but that doesn’t mean it’s out.

FEMA unlikely to OK flood property transfer

The county will go ahead with plans to transfer flood-prone properties to the town of Reedy although prospects of the transaction gaining approval appear to be slim.

EDA considering financial options

Members of the Roane EDA are considering ways to increase their bottom line.

BWF pageant an all-day event

Fifteen vying for queen, 93 entrants in seven divisions

The largest W.Va. Black Walnut Festival pageant in history is set for Saturday at Roane County High School with competitions in seven different categories.

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Raiders competing Saturday at Viking Fest

Roane County and 14 other high school marching bands from across West Virginia will gather in Ripley Saturday afternoon for Viking Fest.