President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Roanoke attorney John Fishwick to be U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia.
David Stewart Wiley recently reflected on two decades of concerts he’s conducted for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, trying to pick a favorite. “Wow,” he said. “There have been so many.”
Elassie Harston, 95, of Chatham, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Gretna, Va.
Betty Cranwell Weisel, of Roanoke and formerly of Richlands, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015. Arrangements by Oakey's South Chapel, 540-989-3131.
Margarette Jewell Tynan, a benevolent, though rugged individualist, of Buchanan, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Springtree Health and Rehab Center where she lived since 2011. She was 90 years old.
Iva Jean Felts Aker, 83, of Piney, died Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Barnett Funeral Home in Wytheville, VA.