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Faith Christian Announces New Head Of School

Faith Christian Announces New Head Of School

Faith Christian School, a JK-grade twelve Christian classical school in Roanoke County, has announced the appointment of its new Head of School, Peter G. Baur. Peter and his wife Lois hail from Memphis, TN where he has served for twelve years at Westminster Academy. Peter will be joining the Faith Christian School community on Monday, […]

Virginia Consumers Sentiment Rises In the Commonwealth

Virginia Consumers Sentiment Rises In the Commonwealth

Jump in current conditions fuels sentiment Virginians weighed in on their opinion of the economy for the third time this year. The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 603 Virginians about their financial situation, general business conditions now and in the future, their inclination for purchasing durable goods, and their thoughts on prices in the near- and […]

The Ad Game

The Ad Game

When did advertising become a naughty word? Most of us skip ads on TV, complain about them in the newspaper, fuss about them on billboards while driving down the highway, change channels when they come on the radio, and get irritated when they pop up on a favorite web site. That isn’t even to mention […]

VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Winners Announced

VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Winners Announced

The Fifth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week held on August 17-23, 2014, provided a unique opportunity for student teams and faculty from all over the world to collaborate and initiate their personal global networks through learning, socialization, and friendly competition in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia.  During this week-long celebration of entrepreneurship, student teams from […]

Everything’s “Ssunny” for Local Entrepeneur With Grand Opening of New Hotel

Everything’s “Ssunny” for Local Entrepeneur With Grand Opening of New Hotel

Ssunny Shah has many friends and connections in the Roanoke Valley. It seemed like all of them were at the grand opening of his newly remodeled hotel at the Tuesday lunchtime ribbon cutting. The Baymont Inn and Suites is located just off I-81 at the Salem 141 exit. The former Quality Inn needed an extreme […]

Agee Appointed to American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Agee Appointed to American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has selected Nancy Howell Agee, Carilion Clinic President and CEO, to serve on the organization’s Board of Trustees.  She is one of eight new members from around the country selected by the AHA for three-year-terms beginning January 1, 2015. “Nancy’s election to this prestigious board is reflective of the growing national reputation of […]

Medical Internet Could Transform Healthcare

Medical Internet Could Transform Healthcare

UVA Expert Outlines Ways to Harness Data to Improve Patient Care The medical Internet is not here yet, but the widespread availability of electronic medical records (EMRs) and enhanced data storage capabilities are pushing it closer to reality. As now envisioned, this new cyberspace destination would place a wealth of aggregated, de-identified patient care information […]

Parallel Problem Solving

Parallel Problem Solving

Our advertising and marketing agency is located in scenic Downtown Roanoke (www.visitroanokeva.com). With our on street entrance, we have the pleasure of watching people parallel park. There are a lot of different ways to tackle this often challenging task. (My dad taught me the right way, so message me if you want some tips.) I […]

VT Carilion Study Finds High Stock Market Earners Have Unique Wiring

VT Carilion Study Finds High Stock Market Earners Have Unique Wiring

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? It may be that, when it comes to stock market success, your brain is heeding the wrong neural signals. In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Caltech found that, when they […]

BBB Advisory: House Flipping Seminars Won’t Get You Rich Quick

BBB Advisory: House Flipping Seminars Won’t Get You Rich Quick

BBB is advising consumers to be cautious of companies traveling to Roanoke in July to host free seminars on flipping houses. These Seminars claim to show how the average consumer can learn to successfully buy and quickly resell or “flip” houses to build long-term wealth. Companies offering this type of workshop often claim there is […]



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