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Andrea Litvak of Roanoke felt both outrage and despair when she sought to make year-in-advance hotel reservations for her son's 2016 Virginia Tech graduation. She couldn't afford those prices on her meager fixed income.
Salem lawyer Jim Guynn, who represents Bedford County schools and the sheriff, was seeking to get the case thrown out of U.S. District Court. But Judge Norman K. Moon seemed disinclined.
The conservative group, which has often lurched into political fringe issues, is attempting once again to get an effective majority on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
Remember the crash involving a city snow plow and a Southeast woman's SUV? The city claimed immunity and denied coverage for the damages. Now Sarah Ammermann's got a lawyer who's helping her.
A group of restaurants in the New River Valley will donate some proceeds from Tuesday's sales to benefit To Our House, a program that helps shelter homeless men in Montgomery County.
Audrey Bower's dog was bitten by another mutt with no provocation. Now she'd like to find the other dog's owner, because the bite was costly.
Passport applications are no longer being accepted at Roanoke post offices. The closest post office I could find to apply at was in Blacksburg.
Twice convicted of DUI, and once of aggravated involuntary manslaughter, Tracie Nininger faces up to five years in prison on her most recent DUI conviction -- and perhaps more time than that.
Many readers misunderstood "The government is not your baby daddy," Maurice Fisher's satirical Jan. 27 essay in The Roanoke Times.
A measure on the governor's desk would reward a power company’s political donations with license to fleece customers.
Out of the mouths of babes often comes some sublime stuff. But other times what you hear is pure idiocy.
SB 1349, which passed the House of Delegates Thursday, would block state regulators from reviewing Dominon Resources and Appalachian Power "base rates." Those reviews have resulted in millions in customer refunds in recent years.
The British soloist took a relatively simple Beatles hit and turned it into an operatic tour de force. (Plus, he sweated more than anybody, ever, on stage). Well done, sir.
This may be the best Christmas tune since the Ramones' classic "Merry Christmas (I Don't Wanna Fight Tonight)."
It's the time of year, folks, when we haul out the vinegar and sip from it slowly while contemplating glaring stupidity.
Read more about this amazing musician here.
I had interesting conversations Tuesday night with two officials from the University of Maryland Police Department. One answered the central question — why? — regarding the ejections of me and one of my friends from our 10th-row seats at the Maryland-Michigan State game Saturday night in College Park. We were there for an annual fall reunion with of a bunch of old pals from our college days.
Evelyn Hurt Keeling, 84, of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2015. Arrangements by Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home.
E. Sherman Hall, 98 years, 11 months, joined his beloved wife in eternal rest on April 30, 2015. He retired from the Post Office in Covington, Va.
E. Lane Whitley, 104, of Roanoke, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015. Arrangements by John M. Oakey & Son, Salem, 389-5441.
Barbara Dooley Perry, 65, of Buchanan, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015. She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Michael W. Perry; daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth Perry and Willy Galvez of Fort Myers, Fla; sons and daughter-in-law, Elvin and Renee' Perry of Vinton and David Perry of Cloverdale; granddaughter, Courtney Perry; great-grandson, Alexander Mikael Zenquis; great-granddaughter, Elena Marie Galvez Perry; and brothers, Michael, Gary, and Elvin Dooley.