Blue Ridge Marathon, Half Marathon, and Star 10K create $556,000 in economic impact in 2015 alone More racers brought more money into the Roanoke Region’s economy during the sixth annual Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon,...No comment / Read More »
Three years after a massive “derecho” or straight line wind storm swept across 10 states and left 4.3 million customers without electric service, including more than a half-million Appalachian Power customers in Virginia and West...No comment / Read More »
“Ah, it looks like someone got too aggressive with this one.” Rachel Hopkins, project manager of the new Roanoke Pinball Museum in Center in the Square, looks closer at one of the space’s forty-plus pinball...No comment / Read More »
Ask Cave Spring head coach Susan Delp the key to the school’s first-ever girls tennis state championship, and you’ll get an emphatic reply. “It’s all about the team!” At first glance that may seem somewhat...No comment / Read More »
Glass rails, bright orange trim and floor to ceiling windows are just a few of the new features of the Vinton library but its new structure, designed by HBM Architects, offers more than just aesthetic...
10,000 athletes competing in 60 sports to be exact. For 26 years the Subway Commonwealth Games have provided excellent opportunities for thousands of Virginians to develop and foster new relationships, establish new goals and personal...No comment / Read More »
Savannah Morgan Lane, Miss Piedmont Region, powered her way to being crowned Miss Virginia 2015 Saturday night at Roanoke’s Berglund Center. Using her platform, Power of Performance (P.O.P.), Lane thrilled the audience and the judges...No comment / Read More »
The field is set for the 6th annual Greenbrier Classic PGA TOUR stop in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, and Greenbrier Resort owner Jim Justice has pulled all the stops to make sure the week-long...No comment / Read More »
Virginia Tech engineers, leading an international team of researchers with members from Florida Atlantic University, Lehigh University, and Cambridge University, say a turbine blade inspired by the downy covering of owl feathers may offer a...No comment / Read More »
Former Hidden Valley High School baseball pitcher Mikey O’Brien returned to the Roanoke Valley Thursday night in his first local appearance after eight years in professional baseball. The former Titan right-hander who played under then-Hidden...No comment / Read More »
Thanks in large part to a grant from the James A. Meador Foundation, CHIP of Roanoke Valley, which addresses the health care needs of Pre-K youngsters who come from lower income families, has been able...