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Salem Names New Deputy Fire Chief

Salem Names New Deputy Fire Chief

Salem Fire and EMS Chief, John Prillaman, has announced that Captain Matt Rickman has been named the department’s new Deputy Chief, effective March 15. Prillaman vacated the Deputy Chief position on January 1 when he replaced Chief Pat Counts, who retired after 40 years of service to the city. “Matt’s education, experience and training set […]

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Hire

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Hire

Jefferson Center announced its recent addition to their team to meet the needs of their upcoming performance schedule. Matthew Wirt was tapped as Marketing Manager at the beginning of March, 2015. “I couldn’t be more excited to join this team,” says Wirt. “For a decade, I’ve enjoyed the top notch music and art Jefferson Center […]

PCA Healthcare to join Carilion Clinic in June

PCA Healthcare to join Carilion Clinic in June

Move adds five practice locations and 17 physicians to Carilion’s presence   ­ PCA Healthcare today announced that it intends to join Carilion Clinic in June.   “Carilion Clinic’s philosophical approach to medicine is where we see the future of our practice, especially as it relates to primary care,” said Dr. Edwin (Ted) Polverino, president […]

The Bridges Nears Completion as Starbucks Arrives

The Bridges Nears Completion as Starbucks Arrives

The new Starbucks, on South Jefferson Street across from the Virginia Tech Carilion medical campus, has actually been open for several months but a symbolic ribbon cutting just took place recently. Roanoke City Manager Chris Morrill, store employees and principals with The Bridges mixed-use development project, that also includes the South 16 apartment complex going […]

New Outfitters Business Will Open In April

New Outfitters Business Will Open In April

Roanoke Mountain Adventures isn’t waiting for its new leased home at Wasena Station – the old train station and former Virginia Museum of Transportation site – to be remodeled before they open. The outfitters company, which will offer guided outdoor adventures as well as bike, kayak, and canoe rentals, etc. will set up shop in […]

Roanoke Business Owner Named VA Small Business Veteran of The Year

Roanoke Business Owner Named VA Small Business Veteran of The Year

The Virginia Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Network has selected Cmdr. Michael W. Leigh, USN (ret.) and CEO of OpX Solutions, as the 2014 Virginia Small Business Veteran of the Year. The Roanoke Regional SBDC nominated Leigh for the award, which will be presented at the Veterans-in-Business Conference to be held in Arlington on March […]

Virginia Joins FTC To Challenge Proposed Merger Of Sysco And Us Foods

Virginia Joins FTC To Challenge Proposed Merger Of Sysco And Us Foods

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has joined ten other states and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods because of the potential harm to Virginia consumers – especially those in Western and Southwestern Virginia. A preliminary injunction complaint filed by the states, D.C., and FTC charges that the proposed […]

Roanoke Star Tank “Tip-Off” Announced for May 14, 2015

Roanoke Star Tank “Tip-Off” Announced for May 14, 2015

Applications now being accepted for the business development focused event Following a successful event last November, Roanoke Star Tank has announced a new mid-year event, Star Tank Tip-Off on May 14, 2015, inside the CoLab on Grandin Road. Star Tank’s marquee event will continue to be held in November, however, organizers wanted to develop a […]

3 Ways Authors Can Acquire The Entrepreneurial Mindset For Success

3 Ways Authors Can Acquire The  Entrepreneurial Mindset For Success

Want To Be Read? – Publishing Sales Coach Offers Helpful Insight By mid-2014, self-published authors began taking home the bulk of all ebook author earnings generated on Amazon.com, while authors published by all of the Big Five publishers – Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster – combined slipped into second place, […]

5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help Your Family This Tax Season

5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help  Your Family This Tax Season

Overlooked Deductions May Cost You Thousands Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month – not just financially, but also in their time budgets, says investment advisor Reid Abedeen. “Knowledge is power and time is often money, but what if you don’t have the time to empower yourself with knowledge? For […]



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