The Roanoke Star Online
Are You Missing Out on Roanoke's BEST News?
Click Here to Sign-up for Weekly Email Delivery of our Top Stories!
     check your local weather forecast Book TheRoanokeStar.com in your favorite places Roanoke Star Sentinel Archives Make TheRoanokeStar.com your homepage

Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘manna ministries’

Roanokers Run For Others

Roanokers Run For Others

Mannathon Raises Money And Awareness For Ministry by Gene Marrano The Manna Ministries Food Bank in Vinton is $20,000 better off, after that amount and then some was raised at the second annual “Mannathon,” a series of 8K and 5K races that was held at Fallon Park last Saturday. The course for both races (walkers […]

Project Faith Serves Again

Project Faith Serves Again

by Gene Marrano Since its inception more than a decade ago, starting out in the basement at Virginia Heights Baptist Church, Faith Christian School has worked to foster the spirit of giving back. Every year students grades K-12, teachers, administrators and parents volunteer during the annual “Project Faith” day of service, helping local non-profits with […]

News7 Anchor Reflects On Career

News7 Anchor Reflects On Career

by Melvin E. Matthews, Jr. In May 1980 local television viewers got their initial look at Keith Humphry when he first signed on as a newscaster at Roanoke’s WDBJ-7, then located at Towers Shopping Center on Colonial Avenue.  Formerly a public television news director in Wilmington, Delaware, Humphrey had gotten the job at News 7 […]

Manna Ministries Impacts Valley with Food Aid and Mannathon

Manna Ministries Impacts Valley with Food Aid and Mannathon

by Aaron Layman Lying on the outskirts of Vinton’s downtown, Manna Ministries has become one of the best forces in providing support for the working poor in the Roanoke Valley. Aided by a number of churches and commercial donors, Manna delivers necessary items to over 640 people every Thursday. On May 14, many volunteers and […]


Publisher Stuart Revercomb on 'The Interview'



Main Office Phone: 540-400-0990
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8338 Roanoke VA 24014