A new member is expected to be appointed to the Roanoke County School board on Wednesday, to fill the seat vacated by Drew Barrineau.
In memory of the two WDBJ-TV reporters killed Wednesday, the Roanoke County School Board added their names to a statewide media honor roll.
Before tonight's Roanoke County School Board meeting, past and present school board members gathered for a reception for four of its members.
The hallways and classrooms at Glenvar High School still have "the new car smell," as Roanoke County Schools Director of Operations Martin Misicko put it.
Four elementary schools in Roanoke were awarded state grants that will allow the schools to offer additional enrichment services for students before and after school.
Staff writer Sara Gregory covers K-12 education for The Roanoke Times. She blogs about school-related happenings in the Roanoke region. Follow her on Twitter @saragregory.
Edward George Gorlin, 69, of Lexington, died Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his home. Born February 18, 1946 in New York City a son of the late David Oscar Gorlin and Marie Maglione Gorlin.
Barbara Christian Perdue, 68, of Narrows, passed away peacefully at home and has now joined her husband and son in Heaven on Sunday, August 30th, 2015.
Robert Earl (Bob) Eanes, 95, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home, Roanoke, Va., 540-366-0707.
Janie Leonard Dudley, 81, of Roanoke, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2015. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's East Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Glade Creek Baptist Church. Arrangements by Oakey's East Chapel, 540-977-3909.