• Submitted by Alan Downie

Blue/Blood/Super Moon Eclipse in Cave Spring. Earth's shadow is visible in upper left just beginning the lunar eclipse as moon was setting. Light veil of clouds arrived to provide a rainbow halo.

  • Submitted by Regina Carson

On Saturday, February 3rd, 262 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology’s annual Student Project Forum. The following local students received top awards in their categories:

  • Amy Whittaker Roanoke County

In December, Roanoke College’s Institute for Policy and Opinion Research conducted a citizen’s telephone survey on behalf of Roanoke County.

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  • VDOT

On Friday, February 16, from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., the park and ride at Exit 140 will be closed to parking for maintenance and cleaning operations. Drivers will need to seek alternate options for parking during this time period. Message boards will be in place notifying drivers.

  • Submitted by Wysor Gearhart, RVMTA

The Roanoke Valley Music Teachers Association will meet at 9:30 Friday, Feb. 9, at Grandin Court Baptist Church. The workshop will feature Julia Sansone, Nationally Certified Music Teacher, whose topic is titled "Creating Music Addicts — the Psychology behind the Thriving Music Studio." Sans…

  • Denny Barbour

Cave Spring Recreation Foundation has opened up registration at www.cavespringrec.com for this spring's boys' and girls' lacrosse season.

  • Submitted by Wendi Schultz Roanoke County

 It is time to get the kids out and about and plan that mid-winter break while bringing the family tons of indoor fun! Roanoke County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Roanoke County Department of Economic Development and Tanglewood Mall are gearing up for another FREE “funtastic”…

  • Submitted by David Treadway of Troy, Ohio

Roanoke has some of the kindest people I have ever met. I went to Roanoke College largely because of the warmth of interaction displayed on a daily basis on campus. That continued throughout my time at RC, and not just during my initial visit.

  • VDOT

On Thursday, January 25, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing to discuss a $5.8-million safety improvement project on Route 419 (Electric Road) between Route 867 (Ogden Road) and Route 220 at Tanglewood in Roanoke County.

  • Submitted by Scott Ramsburg

Roanoke County is looking for community feedback as Explore Park’s Adventure Plan vision becomes a reality. Over the next twelve months, County leaders plan to design and construct a mountain bike skills facility and make improvements to existing trails within the park.

  • Submitted by Wysor Gearhart, RVMTA

The Roanoke Valley Music Teachers Association will start the new year Friday, Jan. 12, with a roundtable discussion of "The Music of Teaching" by Barbara Kreader Skalinder. The informal workshop and breakfast will take place at 10 a.m. at the home and studio of Joyce Woods, 4760 Brookwood Drive.

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