Senior Chief Fire Controlman Jeremy Caldwell from Vinton, stands anti-air warfare coordinator watch aboard USS Laboon (DDG 58) March 28, 2015. Laboon, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, homeported in Norfolk, is conducting naval operations in...No comment / Read More »
The City of Roanoke Planning, Building, and Development Department and the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation (RVPF) have partnered to create a workbook of easily implemented lesson plans related to the teachings of The Little House, written and illustrated by...No comment / Read More »
Faith Christian School received a mysterious gift this week in the form of an eight ton boulder that was deposited on its 28-acre property in Roanoke County. The history of the infamous FCS boulder dates...No comment / Read More »
On a campus that serves thousands of meals each day — meals of lobster, fresh fruit smoothies, artisan sandwiches, gourmet pizzas, and all-you-care-to-eat buffets — it’s difficult to grasp that people in our own community...No comment / Read More »
The Wisconsin-Stevens Point basketball team had some extra pressure in the weekends Division-III basketball Final-Four at the Salem Civic Center. Keep the streak alive. Having never lost in six previous Final-Four games in the City...No comment / Read More »
The first Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership at Virginia Tech test flight using a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect an energy pipeline route — with a piloted chase plane following behind to ensure safety beyond the ground...
Forty soon-to-be doctors at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine met their match during the school’s second annual Match Day celebration Friday. Suspense was high as each student learned where they would be going...No comment / Read More »
Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize voluntary activities with a tangible impact on Virginia’s natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign features activities in the spring and...No comment / Read More »
A major Virginia Department of Transportation project that begins this spring will significantly change the entrances to the south end of the Virginia Tech campus. VDOT will build a new grade-separated interchange to replace the...No comment / Read More »
Designation includes $2,000 grant for community improvement through youth-led service Family Service of Roanoke Valley will serve as a Lead Agency for Global Youth Service Day, as designated by Youth Service America (YSA) and accordingly will...No comment / Read More »
Virginia Tech will be able to begin research on growing industrial hemp in the commonwealth as a result of a new state law and the establishment of an industrial hemp research program by the Virginia...No comment / Read More »
Republicans are challenging Gov. Terry McAuliffe to sign three election-integrity bills. If McAuliffe follows fellow Democrats who voted against two of the bills at the General Assembly, the governor could whip out his veto pen....