There is a long list of Little Brothers and Little Sisters waiting for a mentor and friend, said the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Charles Pierson. Many of the youngsters suffer from...No comment / Read More »
Event moves outdoors for 2013. With prom season wrapping up, RAYSAC – Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition is gearing up for the first-ever outdoor After Prom Grand Finale, which is highlighted every year by...No comment / Read More »
The Child Health Investment Partnership – better known as CHIP of Roanoke Valley – is an early childhood home visiting program that has been a fixture in the valley for decades. CHIP pairs low-income children,...
C. Homer Bast, a legend at Roanoke College for his work in the classroom and on the track, passed away May 20, 2013 at his home in Salem. He was 98 years old. His words...No comment / Read More »
The Republican ticket of Ken Cuccinelli for governor, E. W. Jackson for lieutenant governor and Sen. Mark Obenshain for attorney general barnstormed the state on Monday morning, touching down at Landmark Aviation in Roanoke to...No comment / Read More »
Dignitaries and volunteers were among the 75 or so guests at the ribbon cutting for the 7000 square foot Harrison Museum of African American Culture now relocated to the Center in the Square. The Square...No comment / Read More »
Over 8500 attendees and credentialed delegates filled the Richmond coliseum at Saturday’s Republican State Convention where Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was the keynote speaker. A twelve-hour day started late as participants squeezed through two coliseum...1 comment / Read More »
Hundreds of people turned out to celebrate Center in the Square’s $27 million makeover during the grand reopening celebration. Some 300,000 children visit the Center each year and after 30 years and 10 million visitors,...
The 13th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. Following a brief opening ceremony, the parade will proceed from the Virginia Veterans Care Center; down Roanoke Boulevard;...1 comment / Read More »
After 83 years in the same location the world famous Texas Tavern now has a mobile unit. Owner Matt Bullington put together a unique combination of grills, tent, coolers, and necessary equipment to enable the...No comment / Read More »
Besides the distinguished role of being the only insect that provides food for human consumption, the honeybee’s most estimable value lies in the pollination of fruit and vegetable crops throughout the country. The upcoming Beginning...No comment / Read More »