On Tuesday Jan 27th, Norfolk Southern Railroad President Jim Squires announced that Norfolk Southern Corp. will close its Roanoke office building in downtown Roanoke and move the functions housed there to Atlanta and Norfolk. According...No comment / Read More »
It’s twenty minutes before tipoff on a recent Saturday afternoon at Cameron Hall on the Virginia Military Institute campus in Lexington, Virginia. Diehard VMI faithful and college basketball spectators filter into Cameron, eager to see...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/Craig County High School senior Kacey Price elected to work in...No comment / Read More »
At an open forum for City Market vendors in early January and during a board meeting late in the month, the Market Building Foundation that runs the building has been zeroing in on issues pertaining...
The latest version of the “Shark Tank” to hit Roanoke arrives on February 26th with something called “Big Lick Soup,” at 16 West Marketplace on Church Avenue. Wherein, four finalists will spend up to 4...No comment / Read More »
What was the Roanoke Athletic Club (the RAC) on Starkey Road in southwest Roanoke County officially became Carilion Wellness about a month ago. Carilion officials made the name change a little more official with a...No comment / Read More »
This year’s General Assembly session is a short one, scheduled for 45 days. Local legislators like Republicans Chris Head and Greg Habeeb, and Democratic delegate Sam Rasoul are in Richmond, introducing their own bills and...No comment / Read More »
The man who created Total Action Against Poverty – TAP – a successful businessman turned philanthropist, Cabell Brand, died recently at age 91. This came just days after Brand spoke at the retirement party for...No comment / Read More »
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...