The principle behind the “Anterior Approach” hip replacement procedure is simple. Instead of cutting through muscle in the rear of the hip (posterior) to reach the joint, the surgeon goes between the muscles in front...No comment / Read More »
The Roanoke Valley Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Policy Board (MPO) has approved over $28 million in funding for 15 transportation projects in the Roanoke urbanized area over the next six years. Local governments, Valley Metro, and...No comment / Read More »
Marathon and half marathon create $476,000 economic impact; up 26.3 percent from 2012 Billed as America’s toughest road marathon, the fourth annual Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon and Half Marathon generated $476,000 in economic...
The Child Health Investment Partnership – better known as CHIP of Roanoke Valley – is an early childhood home visiting program that has been a fixture in the valley for decades. CHIP pairs low-income children,...No comment / Read More »
C. Homer Bast, a legend at Roanoke College for his work in the classroom and on the track, passed away May 20, 2013 at his home in Salem. He was 98 years old. His words...No comment / Read More »
The Republican ticket of Ken Cuccinelli for governor, E. W. Jackson for lieutenant governor and Sen. Mark Obenshain for attorney general barnstormed the state on Monday morning, touching down at Landmark Aviation in Roanoke to...No comment / Read More »
Dignitaries and volunteers were among the 75 or so guests at the ribbon cutting for the 7000 square foot Harrison Museum of African American Culture now relocated to the Center in the Square. The Square...No comment / Read More »
Event moves outdoors for 2013. With prom season wrapping up, RAYSAC – Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition is gearing up for the first-ever outdoor After Prom Grand Finale, which is highlighted every year by...
Over 8500 attendees and credentialed delegates filled the Richmond coliseum at Saturday’s Republican State Convention where Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was the keynote speaker. A twelve-hour day started late as participants squeezed through two coliseum...1 comment / Read More »
There is a long list of Little Brothers and Little Sisters waiting for a mentor and friend, said the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Charles Pierson. Many of the youngsters suffer from...No comment / Read More »
The 13th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. Following a brief opening ceremony, the parade will proceed from the Virginia Veterans Care Center; down Roanoke Boulevard;...1 comment / Read More »