Gov. Terry McAuliffe authorized more than $2.2 billion in state capital improvement projects, including Virginia Tech’s request for about $45 million to expand health sciences and technology research and training assets in Roanoke, during a...No comment / Read More »
New evidence regarding a scientifically controversial theory about the earth’s magnetic field and space weather was discovered almost as soon as Virginia Tech researchers finished installing six data-collection stations near the South Pole in January. The...No comment / Read More »
Local community leaders and officials joined together today with Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center (BRAAC) and their honored guests to officially break ground on a $1.7 million expansion on the current Roanoke facility. The...No comment / Read More »
Jasmine Bates has spent most of her professional life in places like the Congo, Haiti and now Afghanistan, where for the past eight months she and a staff of 400 have been setting up classrooms...
For the 15th straight year students in grades K-12, teachers, staff and parents associated with Faith Christian School in Southwest Roanoke County rolled up their sleeves and went to work for Project Faith, a daylong...No comment / Read More »
Efforts to protect air travelers are becoming essential as business leaders ramp up efforts to use unmanned aircraft for agriculture, real estate, inspections, and commercial purposes. The most recent step is an effort involving the...No comment / Read More »
The Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is no more – in name anyway, adopting a title more in line with its message and a move taken by similar organizations across the country. Landon Howard...No comment / Read More »
With the flick of a switch and an elaborate ribbon cutting ceremony last week the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority turned on 47 miles of fiber optic lines capable of carrying large amounts of digital information...No comment / Read More »
Many of the top girls and boys junior golfers in the world are coming to the Roanoke Country Club. The 33rd annual Scott Robertson Memorial will be played at the historic A.W. “Tillie” Tillinghast-designed course...No comment / Read More »
May is a good time to say “Hi Neighbor!” An event that started as a one-day observance has now grown to a full month and includes block parties, pot lucks, fish fries and community yard...