Tuesday night’s basketball matchup between VMI and Presbyterian turned into an exercise in perseverance. Down by 12 points late in the first half, VMI clawed their way back to overtake the Blue Hose midway through...No comment / Read More »
While the popularity of fishing for smallmouth bass is on the rise in Virginia’s New River, the decades-old practice of fishing for catfish using trotlines is fading. It’s not that New River catfish may be...No comment / Read More »
The holidays are an exciting time in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. The calendar is full of fun holiday-related events and the entire region is full of the festive spirit that makes...No comment / Read More »
The same nerves that keep a person from crushing a flower or dropping a water glass are teaching scientists something new about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Commonly called ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the neurodegenerative disease...No comment / Read More »
The game of football always followed some basic tenets. Offense is for scoring points. Defense is for stopping points. And when it’s fourth down, you kick the ball to the other team. But then Frank...
The following is a transcript of Chairman Goodlatte’s remarks on the floor of the House of representatives during consideration of H.R. 4038, the “American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015” I support H.R. 4038,...No comment / Read More »
In Virginia, likely Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is tied with Republican hopeful Ben Carson (44%-44%) and statistically tied with Marco Rubio (45%-41%), but leads Donald Trump (50%-36%), Jeb Bush (46%-39%), Carly Fiorina (46%-39%), and...No comment / Read More »
Hidden Valley secured its spot in the Group 3A state volleyball final in convincing fashion Tuesday night in the Titan gym. They did it by finding the right spots with their serves all night. Keeping...No comment / Read More »
The Marching Virginians and New Life Christian Fellowship will join forces again this year to sponsor a massive canned food drive in conjunction with the Virginia Tech vs. North Carolina football game Nov. 21. The...No comment / Read More »
“I was ready to send another $40,000, but my wife convinced me to talk to the BBB first after seeing a news story on sweepstakes scams.” A Roanoke man has lost $18,000 to scammers pretending...No comment / Read More »
Resolution calls for city council to support state and federal anti-corruption reform Roanoke City Council has voted unanimously for an anti-corruption resolution calling on state and federal government to support anti-corruption legislation. A group known...