Officials with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech welcomed the Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement last week that it will soon be simpler for the six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites to conduct research....No comment / Read More »
A year ago, 40 anxious graduates of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine were about to head off into the next phase of their training – residency. They had proudly and confidently broken new...No comment / Read More »
Regional Sesquicentennial Committee Honored at Virginia State Capitol In a ceremony at the Virginia State Capitol, Roanoke County Special Events Coordinator Wendi Schultz accepted a leadership award honoring efforts made by our region to commemorate...No comment / Read More »
It may have been 51 years ago, but Sunday night’s performance by “1964 The Tribute,” a group playing many of the top hits of The Beatles, kept the sizable Elmwood Park Amphitheater crowd rocking. The...No comment / Read More »
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 –...
The City of Roanoke and Roanoke Arts Commission have announced the Winner of the People’s Choice Award in the temporary exhibition AIR (Art in Roanoke) at Elmwood Park. Voters chose “Ask the Fish 2.0″ by Stephen Fairfield as...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...No comment / Read More »
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...