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Brambleton Merchants May Band Together

Brambleton Merchants May Band Together

It has worked well on Williamson Road: the Williamson Road Area Business Association (WRABA) has helped business along that busy commercial corridor in Roanoke City and Roanoke County gain a stronger voice when it comes to affecting change there. Future improvements that could make Williamson Road more pedestrian-friendly and more pleasing to the eye no […]

ECPI University Opens New Campus in Roanoke

ECPI University Opens New Campus in Roanoke

Degrees Aimed at Fulfilling Local Hiring Needs ECPI University has announced that it has established a campus in the City of Roanoke, located at 5234 Airport Rd NW. Founded nearly 50 years ago, ECPI University offers prospective students the opportunity to earn Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees in a wide array of programs in information technology, […]

3 Tips for Effective Communication

3 Tips for Effective Communication

Words are Powerful; Use With Care, Media Expert Notes  It’s easy to take words for granted; most of us use them as effortlessly as we breathe. But words hold power that we often overlook at our own peril, says media expert Steve Kayser. “Language is the code that translates ideas so they can be shared. […]

Roanoke Welcomes Advanced Technology for Tattoo Removal

Roanoke Welcomes Advanced Technology for Tattoo Removal

Jefferson Surgical Clinic of Roanoke is one of the first in the nation to offer “PicoSure,” the world’s only picosecond aesthetic laser for tattoo removal.  According to the manufacturer, the advancement in laser technology safely and effectively erases tattoos with fewer treatments and better results.  Even tattoos that have been treated previously but failed to […]

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte Announces Hirings

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte Announces Hirings

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte has announced the hiring of Gary Tegenkamp as Of Counsel and Emma Maddux Kozlowski as an Associate. Gary has led a distinguished career as Assistant City Attorney for Roanoke City.  Gary brings a wealth of experience and will focus on local government law, business and transactional law, and construction contract […]

First Full-Service Outfitter Coming to Roanoke

First Full-Service Outfitter Coming to Roanoke

Roanoke Mountain Adventures will open in Spring 2015 in the City of Roanoke to connect visitors and residents with a wide range of active outdoor recreation experiences.  The business will be the first of its kind in the region and will provide guides, tours, transportation, and equipment for mountain biking, road cycling, kayaking, and other […]

Froth Morphs Into Café Froth At The Forum

Froth Morphs Into Café Froth At The Forum

First Michael Carroll rescued the popular southwest Roanoke County coffee shop Froth at The Forum on Starkey Road from oblivion – purchasing it from the former owners after they had planned to shut it down at the end of February. Now Carroll, a veteran coffee veteran who had been hired away from Mill Mountain Coffee, […]

Roanoke College Recognized Again as “Up and Coming” by U.S. News

Roanoke College Recognized Again as “Up and Coming” by U.S. News

For the fourth time in recent years, Roanoke College is ranked among the nation’s top Up and Coming National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings. College presidents and deans surveyed for the 2015 rankings, released Tuesday, were asked to nominate schools that have made innovative changes in […]

Commonwealth Hearing Rebrands – Joins National Group

Commonwealth Hearing Rebrands – Joins National Group

Commonwealth Hearing Center, with locations locally in Salem, Smith Mountain Lake and Lynchburg, has announced plans to rebrand and merge its clinics to Connect Hearing, a nationwide network of more than 300 hearing healthcare centers in the United States. Connect Hearing’s goal is “to promote a unified brand focused on helping people stay connected to […]

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Director

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Director

The Jefferson Center has announced that Daria VanRavestein has joined the downtown based non-profit as the Director of Marketing. VanRavestein has worked successfully in the non-profit business sector for the last 8 years building relationships and collaborative partnerships to serve organizations including the position of Director of Development and Marketing with Boys and Girls Clubs […]



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