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.
[ On mobile? Find the poll here.]
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.
Please help us create the ultimate list ....
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.
Lawrence McConnell, a veteran newspaper editor and publisher, was appointed Monday as executive editor of The Roanoke Times. He succeeds Joe Stinnett, who announced his retirement effective at the ...
Over the years, Downtown Roanoke Inc.'s free outdoor movie screenings have moved from Elmwood Park to Wells Fargo Plaza and now to the renovated Market Square.
Eight years ago, I packed up my life in Durham, N.C., drove 140 miles northwest and landed in Roanoke’s Raleigh Court neighborhood.
Roanoke County Supervisor Al Bedrosian's reaction to the Supreme Court decision on legislative prayer was noted in a piece on gossip/media website Gawker this afternoon, entitled Official Moves to ...
The website Grandparents.com recently published a list of the six most affordable cities in America for retirees, and Roanoke was one of them.
In April, Matt Dooley joined our digital news team, which helps report breaking news, edits the roanoke.com homepage and posts to Facebook and Twitter (among many other behind-the-scenes web tasks)...
The Roanoke Times seeks an enterprising reporter who enjoys leaving the pack to chase and break political news. We want a reporter who knows how to write engaging features and produce watchdog stor...
We're looking for a six-month intern (ideal for someone graduating this spring) as a community journalist for Laker Weekly.
"What happened to the blogs??"
Gladys Boyd Atkins, 93, of Ferrum, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at Flora Funeral Chapel.
Louis (PawPaw) Hogan, 90, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jimmy and Mary Hogan of Vinton; and his brother, Charles Hogan.He was a 1947 graduate of William Byrd High School and longtime member of Belmont Baptist Church. He was a World War II Veteran in the United States Navy and retired from Appalachian Power Company after 35 years service.Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 66 years, Rosie Stovall Hogan; daughters, Linda Dore (Bob) of Roanoke, and Betsy Weaver (Alvin) of Vinton; sons, Jim Hogan (Cathy) of Bedford, and Mark Hogan (Sandra) of Roanoke; along with eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, William Hogan of Lynchburg, Va.A Celebration of his Life service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Belmont Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va. Interment will be held in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Military Honors by the U.S. Navy and Disabled American Veterans, Roanoke Valley Honor Guard.The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Oakey's Vinton Chapel.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Belmont Baptist Church, 825 Stewart Ave., SE, Roanoke, VA.The family would like to give special thanks to all the staff on 1E at the Virginia Veterans Care Center for their wonderful care of him. www.oakeys.com
Ashley Lynette Tucker, 24, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home, 540-344-1271.
Billy McBride, 74, of Marion, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Funeral Services will be 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Seaver Brown Funeral Service & Crematory.