Sharon Landesman Ramey and Craig Ramey were recently named the City of Roanoke’s chief science officers for human development. The Rameys are both professors and distinguished research scholars at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute...No comment / Read More »
Contractors for Botetourt County have begun the next phase of work on the two relocated historical structures at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield. Crews from Timber Works of Interest, LLC have begun building the foundations...No comment / Read More »
First there was Deschutes – and now the 11th largest craft brewer in the U.S. is coming to the Greenfield Center in Botetourt County. San Diego-based Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits will build their east...No comment / Read More »
Likely presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Virginia with each garnering the support of 38 percent of likely voters, according to The Roanoke College Poll. While only 11 percent of likely...No comment / Read More »
Producers of the upcoming political thriller Public Affairs have selected Norfolk, Virginia as their filming location. The project will star Adrian Grenier (Entourage) and Mimi Rogers (Hope Springs), and will be directed by Sundance alum...No comment / Read More »
The Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship Tournament Board of Directors has announced Christian Blackwell of Patrick Henry High School as the 30th recipient of the Don Holliday Memorial Scholarship. A Patrick Henry High School graduate Blackwell...
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology to research long-distance flights and inspect energy infrastructure The Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership has announced initiatives that will further develop unmanned systems technology to strengthen the new Virginia economy, with an...No comment / Read More »
Twenty-seven young ladies from across the Commonwealth arrive in Roanoke on Sunday, June 19th, for a week of appearances, rehearsals, and competitions leading up to the crowning of Miss Virginia 2016 on Saturday evening, June...No comment / Read More »
The Roanoke Valley Regional Fire & EMS Academy #19, consisting of 22 personnel representing the Cities of Roanoke and Salem, and Roanoke County, graduated earlier today at the Berglund Center, Performing Arts Theatre. Each recruit...No comment / Read More »
The City of Roanoke has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in the new Invest Health initiative. Invest Health is aimed at transforming how leaders from mid-size...No comment / Read More »
A gene that scientific dogma insists is inactive in adults actually plays a vital role in preventing the underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine...No comment / Read More »
Hundreds of firefighters from across Virginia and several states will convene May 24 – 28 at Longwood University for specialized training at the 16th annual Virginia Interagency Wildland Fire Academy, hosted by the Virginia Department...