For your browsing pleasure over the next few days, we present our Thanksgiving weekend reading list. It's a compilation of the stories, galleries and videos that have been most popular with our rea...
Another Roanoker objects to the Syrian refugee comments made by Roanoke Mayor David Bowers, but this response was published in The New York Times.
A small army of Roanoke Times reporters and photographers traveled to Blacksburg on Saturday to cover Frank Beamer's last home game as head coach.
It's crunch time. Roanoke's new pro ice hockey franchise plans to announce it's name and logo on Thursday. Will their choice be as good as our readers' pick? In the weeks since the team anno…
The Roanoke Arts Commission wants to get in on the Little Free Library phenomenon, and has invited regional artists to help.
It's not news that Roanoke is on the short list of cities that could become home to a new Deschutes Brewery production facility.
Pro hockey is coming back to Roanoke, but the team hasn't announced its name or colors yet. Thanks for all of the suggestions, silly and serious, which tell us a lot about our community. We re…
There've been Rebels and Lancers and Vipers. Even a duo of singulars with the Rampage and Express.
Congratulations to photographer John Roark, who has been honored for his work as an intern at The Roanoke Times this summer.
Excessive rain this weekend could make delivery of newspapers difficult on Saturday and Sunday.
Shuttered factories and lost jobs for years have marked Southwest Virginia.
Congratulations to education reporter Sara Gregory, whose work while with the Student Press Law Center was part of an entry recognized with the Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award, bestowed ove...
Beth Macy, a bestselling author and former reporter for The Roanoke Times, wrote Thursday of the emotional reactions she was getting from journalists with Roanoke ties.
An outpouring of sadness and support on Twitter.
Last week I was grabbing a bite to eat with friends before going to see "Ant-Man." While we were eating, the bartender came over and asked if we'd be interested in playing "Pathfind...
If you've been in the Roanoke area long enough to remember Victory Stadium, you likely remember the controversy surrounding its demolition.
It was the rant that launched thousands of Facebook likes, hundreds of comments and even a hashtag: #PutTheCartBack.
Our readers love their animals.
New River Valley staff writer Cameron Austin will receive the John Eure Award in Journalism at Virginia Tech.
Tiffany Stevens started working at The Roanoke Times in January. She covers crime and breaking news.
Justin Goldberg started in August as a copy editor on the newsroom's night production desk. He now works with the community publications as well.
Carmen Forman was hired in August to cover Roanoke County.
Because of press problems overnight, the delivery of the Sunday newspaper will be delayed.
Newspaper delivery could be delayed this weekend because of inclement weather.
Update (Feb. 17): Karen's husband, Gary, shared his own photos, too.
Cameron Austin joined our New River Valley bureau staff Jan. 5 to cover crime and courts.
Do you watch @midnight on Comedy Central?
Virginia Tech lost to Pittsburgh, 21-16.
Readers picked their favorite trick-or-treating spots for southwest Roanoke County, Salem, the New River Valley and Botetourt County in our 2014 Best Of community polls.
We posted our recent review of El Mariachi in Blacksburg on Facebook, where readers are sharing their favorite specials and menu items.
The bad news? Rain this weekend. The good news? Plenty of indoor fun for kids of all ages. Among the options:
Bring out your foggers, your inflatables, your singing jack-o-lanterns.
Roanoke Times digital editor Stephanie Ogilvie (@smogilvie) rounded up the best tweets and Instagram photos from the 2014 CityWorks (X)po, held Oct. 2-4 in downtown Roanoke.
It wasn’t for lack of trying, but over its first three years CityWorks (X)po wasn’t quite getting it right.
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The Hokies are hot off their win against a ranked Ohio State team last weekend and bring that excitement back to Lane Stadium at noon today to take on pass-centric East Carolina.
We made a huge gaffe on the front of Sunday’s sports section. Understandably, we’ve heard from dozens of readers upset that we reversed the logos and score of the Virginia Tech-Ohio State football ...
The Roanoke Times seeks an enterprising and energetic reporter to join our nine-person bureau near Virginia Tech.
From Southern Living magazine's list of top 100 places to eat in the South:
In this "Giving Spree" clip (Aug. 7), "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" gives an overview of the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.
Add a tweet by actor Tom Hanks to the list of glowing reviews for Beth Macy's "Factory Man."
Some say this Florida mom is "amazing," others call her 1,020-mile journey "nuts."
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Most of the changes are print-centric and involve page margins, a new weather package, a (temporarily) combined front/Virginia section and a new broadsheet New River Valley section.
The veteran journalist at The Roanoke Times for more than 30 years has been named editorial page editor of the newspaper.
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We shared this photo from Kevin Light of Riner on Facebook (above), where folks started posting their own backyard Indiana Jones moments in the comments.
A little over two weeks ago, the story about Dereck Merrill's recovery from a drug overdose in 2012 was published in The Roanoke Times. I had the opportunity to get to know the family and document ...
Amy Friedenberger joined our newsroom in April to cover the crime/general assignment beat. Follow her on Twitter: @AJFriedenberger.
Walter Allen Brice, 83, of Roanoke passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015. He was born June 8, 1932, to the late John and Stella Brice. He was also preceded in death by four brothers; and two sisters; and a son, Ronnie Harris. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Claudine Brice; stepdaughters, Lisa Haley (Herman) of Roanoke and Evelyn Lucas (Rev. Willie) of Texas; four grandsons, two of California and Christopher Johnson and Little Ronnie Kasey of Roanoke; two granddaughters of Calif.; a child who they considered like their own, Tyrick Shell; a sister, Helen Gardner; four nephews; and seven nieces; other relatives and friends.
Alice C. Fitzpatrick, 88, of Roanoke, Va., passed away November 23, 2015. Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2015, at Brandon Oaks LifeCare Retirement Community, 3837 Brandon Road, Roanoke. Arrangements by Oakey's Roanoke Chapel, 540-982-2100.
Fleming Bell Jr. 75, of Buena Vista, formerly of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2015, at University of Virginia. He was born in Harlem, Ga., to the late Fleming Bell Sr. and Maggie B. Jackson December 5, 1939. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jean Bell; brothers, John Thomas Wheeler, Rufus Wheeler Sr., and Robert Bell Sr.
Calvin Edmonds, 44, of Roanoke, passed away November 25, 2015. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home 540-344-1271.