• VDOT

The Commonwealth Transportation Board at its April meeting in Richmond awarded an $8.4-million contract for a road project to improve traffic flow, access and safety for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians along a half mile of East Main Street (Route 460) in Salem.

Commencement exercises for the Roanoke College class of 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 5, and will include approximately 450 graduates. However, commencement at Roanoke is more than just one day —senior-week celebrations kick off on Wednesday, with multiple events on the schedule in the …

  • Submitted by Regina Carson

On Saturday, March 17, over 100 gifted and talented students from the school districts of Roanoke City and Roanoke County, plus the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School, competed in the 2018 Western Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Virginia Western Community College. The followi…

  • Submitted by Josh Meyer VWCC

The Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation has awarded $87,340 in scholarships to 86 students during the Spring 2018 semester at Virginia Western Community College. The scholarships are made possible by individuals and organizations who wish to support Virginia Western stu…

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  • Submitted By Jennifer Conley Sexton

The Roanoke Valley Regional Fire & EMS Academy #22 consisting of 13 personnel representing Roanoke County only graduated March 29 at Valley Word Church. Each recruit was called to the stage and pinned with their official firefighter badge.

  • By Emmalee Morris

They started out from the same country, took different paths, but ended up together in a new land; a land where they found freedom and opportunity, then gave back the gift. The husband and wife team, Lapthe Chau Flora and Thuy Ngoc Flora, were both presented with the Virginia Daughters of th…

  • Submitted photo

From Salem's Ann Whitenack, taken on the first day of spring around Kimball Ave. in Salem.

  • VDOT

On Thursday, March 29, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a design public hearing for a project to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Route 311 and Route 419 in Roanoke County. 

  • Submitted by Ellery Huffman and Karly Webb

As You Like It is one of William Shakespeare’s critically acclaimed comedies that goes against the traditional roles of romance, gender, and politics. Although this play is a joy to simply watch, it also teaches the audience about how bewildering yet utterly delightful life can be.

  • By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Watterworth, Navy Office of Community Outreach

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steve Watterworth, Navy Office of Community Outreach

  • Submitted by Jill Loope

Roanoke County Economic Development and the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority are collaborating to bring Roanoke business owners, Broadband for Business, a free workshop to provide answers to common questions about broadband.

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