According to the latest Roanoke College opinion poll a majority of Virginians (57%) think Bob McDonnell was a good governor overall, but also agree (57%) with the judge’s sentence of prison time for his convictions...No comment / Read More »
In a ceremony Monday night, Carilion Clinic renamed its patient transport center after George B. Cartledge, Jr., in honor of his nearly 40 years of service as a member of the Carilion Clinic Board of...No comment / Read More »
Lawrence “Larry” Hincker, associate vice president for university relations at Virginia Tech, has announced he will retire from his position later this year. Hincker, who has served as university spokesperson and the senior communications officer...No comment / Read More »
Virginians support ethics reforms; split on Medicaid expansion; favor protecting gun ownership but support expanded background checks Virginians strongly support ethics reforms for legislators, but remain divided on Medicaid expansion, according to The Roanoke College...No comment / Read More »
At the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology, students are charged each year with carrying out a science fair project. This year, RVGS/Patrick Henry High School senior Ashley Lemon and RVGS/Salem High School...No comment / Read More »
When we look back at the previous century, there have been many decades in which the direction of life on earth endured a seismic seizure. World War I, also called The Great War, The War...
On Sunday January 18th, 2015 at 2:30 PM at Lee Plaza in downtown Roanoke, an event was held to commemorate the birthday of General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee. It began with a color guard of nine...No comment / Read More »
Up and coming Bluegrass fusion band “?Barnstar!” which began as the brainchild of Roanoker Zachariah Hickman (who has also performed as bassist for Josh Ritter and musical director for Ray Lamontagne) is bringing the bluegrass supergroup back to the Star...No comment / Read More »
The premiere of the pilot episode of Point of Honor has premiered on Amazon.com. The series, filmed entirely in Virginia, follows a Virginia family and its courageous struggles during the Civil War, and became available...No comment / Read More »
Capes will soar and cheers will roar on Sunday, February 8 when the Rescue Mission holds its annual Volunteer Appreciation event. The theme for this year’s event is Superheroes. Beginning at 2PM, the Rescue Mission...No comment / Read More »
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, home to the Norfolk & Western Class J 611, one of the most powerful steam passenger locomotives ever built, has announced it will publish “Dash Dupree and the Queen of...No comment / Read More »
After being open for just over six months, the Botetourt County’s Greenfield Disc Golf Course has been ranked 20th in the world out of over 5000 courses. DG Course Review, a major online community of...