Attorney General Mark Herring’s office wants $19,501.50 to fulfill a Freedom of Information Act inquiry into his lawyers consulting with Sweet Briar College officials in the months leading up to the decision to close the...No comment / Read More »
At the southernmost extremes of the planet lives a fish different from all other vertebrates on Earth. Aptly nicknamed the icefish, the notothenioid lives in such cold temperatures that antifreeze runs through its veins –...No comment / Read More »
Virginia is for Lovers is an iconic and instantly identifiable slogan for Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC). VTC has long been in the business of promoting Virginia’s rich tourism products, but recently, the state tourism agency...No comment / Read More »
Roanoke River Aquarium now features the rare state and federally endangered species Center in the Square has announced that the federally endangered Roanoke logperch (Percina rex) has now found a permanent home in the Atrium...No comment / Read More »
The hottest hairstyle, the latest extreme sport, the newest viral stunt – trends happen for a reason and now scientists have a better understanding of why. In a study using functional magnetic resonance imaging, Virginia...No comment / Read More »
An historic occasion for tourism in Virginia has occurred. Virginia’s Western Highlands (including the counties of Alleghany, Bath, Craig, Highland and City of Covington), Virginia’s Blue Ridge (including the counties of Botetourt, Franklin and Roanoke along...
Suggests a pilot program to develop technology that can safely detect and disrupt “rogue” drones U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, urged the U.S. Secretary of...No comment / Read More »
The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop at Smith Mountain Lake expects to hit the $2 million mark at its annex sale this coming Thursday, May 14, 2015. This milestone will put the two shops (Roanoke...No comment / Read More »
The Liberty University team of Ryan Suhy, Forrest, Virginia, and Shane Fetty, Newport News, Virginia, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference event on Smith Mountain Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 14 pounds, 3...No comment / Read More »
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s veto of a photo identification bill was upheld by two Republican lawmakers who maintained that the election measure was flawed. Siding with a solid bloc of Democrats, Delegate Bob Bloxom Jr....No comment / Read More »
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) teamed up with Feeding America Southwest Virginia and Food Lion to conduct Stamp Out Hunger, an annual food drive that took place on May 9th. It’s part of...No comment / Read More »
Roanoke College Commencement speaker, Nancy Agee, president and CEO of Carilion Clinic, advised graduates on Saturday to live life well. She shared with the College’s approximately 452 graduates the stories of six different people, including...