In Pulaski, Jury selection continues in the Ashley White case. So many jurors were called in on Monday and Tuesday that there wasn't enough room for them in the courthouse and some were left waitin...
You may not have noticed this story about a woman covered in chocolate. Turns out it was an art project, and photos will be on display next month.
"The plan was for Eisenhauer, charged with Lovell's abduction and murder, to lure Lovell out of the home late at night on the guise of a date, Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pe...
Tiffany Stevens and Erica Yoon are working on this grisly story: Infant's body found in trash bin in Rocky Mount.
The philosophical question of, "Which came first the chicken or the egg?" doesn't apply for the Rent The Chicken company. In fact, the company allows their customers to pick which they'd ...
Nicole Lovell's mother is expected to speak at a 2 p.m. news conference. Earlier, warrants revealed new details in the case.
The latest on the Nicole Lovell case, including video.
Hot on Roanoke.com right now, a wire story about mammoth bones. Unearthed in Oregon.
The Carolina Panthers are heading to Super Bowl 50, but despite their proximity to Southwest Virginia, they don't seem to have a huge following here. Which team is our team?
The Carolina Panthers are heading to Super Bowl 50. Is anyone in Southwest Virginia doing a happy dance?
Snow coverage is winding down. Here's a story about cleanup efforts. In tragic snow-related news, a Virginia Tech filmmaker suffered a heart attack after shoveling snow.
RICHMOND — State lawmakers will tackle at least one proposal during this General Assembly session to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in some public places such as restaurants.
The snow began around 6 a.m. this morning. Kevin Myatt has been providing updates. We've posted video, and we've also got photo galleries from our staff and readers. You can share your photos here.
Carilion Clinic and the LewisGale Regional Health System began preparing early this week for the snowstorm and the related potential for staff shortages at hospitals.
The same hills and valleys that make Roanoke roads difficult in the winter create some great opportunities for sledding. Here's a look at some popular slopes.
Snow continues to dominate the local news. The quick blast of precipitation that hit yesterday led to more than 100 wrecks in Virginia. Kevin Myatt's forecast was again the most-read item. There we...
A look at our most popular stories, and some you may have missed.
Don't just go for the same ol' milk, eggs and bread (unless you really need a French toast fix).
The Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is asking for help in solving some old cases, including that of a skull found in Covington in 1986.
Roanoke County schools are considering instituting random drug testing for athletes, using Northside High School as a pilot program.
Here are the 10 most-read stories on roanoke.com from 2015, with a few caveats. Stories from the shootings at Smith Mountain Lake and the Noah Thomas case showed up many times on the list. We…
Here are the most popular galleries on roanoke.com from 2015. Thanks for viewing.
The Roanoke Times photo staff picked their top 5 videos from 2015.
Downton Abbey” launches its sixth and final season on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 9 p.m. on Blue Ridge PBS. Here's a chance to look back over the past five seasons and test your knowledge with this qui…
Chatter on The Storefront blog over the last week was dominated by the new growler station that just opened at a southwest Roanoke County Kroger. What do you think of the addition?
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In Thursday's Roanoke Times, you can find the two winning wrapping paper designs, as well as several honorable mentions. Look for them in the Extra section, pages 4, 5 and 6.
The Roanoke Times librarian Belinda Harris found some letters to Santa Claus published in the World News in December of 1914. We thought we'd share a sampling of them.
Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on Sunday. To help celebrate, we pulled together some stories of Hanukkah and Jewish tradition in the Roanoke Valley from our archives.
Lots of people are re-watching the first six Star Wars films as they await the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". But in what order do you watch them? Weigh in below, and watch the tra…
Retiring Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer was born and reared in Southwest Virginia, and his ties to the community are long and deep.
With the resignation of Mike London, UVa is looking for a new coach. Here's a photo gallery featuring many of the likely candidates. Who do you think will get the job?
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.
Here are some potential candidates for Virginia Tech, as brainstormed by Andy Bitter. Which one do you want to see as Virginia Tech's next head coach?
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.
Alma Marie Rucker Hall, 89, of Fincastle, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016. Funeral Service will be 1pm Thursday, February 12, 2016, at Buchanan Chapel of Botetourt Funeral Home 540-254-3000.
James Elwood Beamer, 88, of Fancy Gap, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016, at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel, Hillsville.
Joan Hill was born in 1936 to Elba and Myrtle Ballard in Radford, Va. and was the youngest of 13 children. In the spring of 1958 she graduated as a registered nurse from Jefferson School of Nursing in Roanoke. Throughout her career, she served in obstetrics, surgery, intensive care, psychiatry, and public health. She was the first employee health nurse at Lewis-Gale in Roanoke. As a public health nurse in Ashe County, N.C., she headed and helped develop the First Time Moms program from 2001-2003. On November 29, 1958 she married Raymond E. Hill Jr. and later, in 1960, Joan gave birth to a daughter, Laura Leigh. In 1961, she gave birth to a son, Patrick Douglas. In later years, she and her husband moved to Winchester, where they were active members of Mountain View United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Laura Reichenbaugh and her husband, Barry;, her granddaughter, Dale Reichenbaugh; and two sisters, Peggy Miller and Jane Barden.A memorial service for Joanie will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Winchester, Va. at Mountain View UMC .In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to Mountain View or your local hospice.
James Keith Dabney, 60, of Radford, passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016, in the Salem Veterans Hospital. Keith served and retired from the United States Coast Guard. He was preceded in death by his parents, James H. and Edith M. Dabney; and sister, Renita Dabney.Keith is survived by his wife, Denise Dabney; sons, Benjamin, Noah, and Allen Dabney; daughters, Meredith and Julie Dabney; and brother, Marshall Dabney.A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Christiansburg Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Don Makin officiating.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Renaissance Music Academy of Virginia, 2070 Mt. Tabor Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.hornefuneralservice.com.