Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Spring’

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Promotes Eight Officers

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Promotes Eight Officers

Roanoke County Fire & Rescue Department held a Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 to promote eight personnel to officer ranks. The promotions will fill officer vacancies created by departures and a retirement. Members of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors, Roanoke County Administration, Chief Richard E. Burch, Jr., department personnel, and family members […]

J.J. Redick Basketball Camp Coming to Roanoke

J.J. Redick Basketball Camp Coming to Roanoke

by Bill Turner Prospective high school basketball players will have a unique opportunity to learn from a pro when the J.J. Redick Skills Development Camp comes to North Cross School for a three-day run August 14th-16th. Redick, current shooting guard for the NBA Orlando Magic, will be in Roanoke for the hands-on camp at the […]

Cave Spring National 9-10 All-Stars Knock Off Covington 9-7

Cave Spring National 9-10 All-Stars Knock Off Covington 9-7

Cave Spring used a three-run rally in the last inning to overcome a 7-6 deficit, as the National 9-10 year-old All-Stars defeated their counterparts from Covington 9-7 at Starkey Park. By Bill Turner

Market Canopies Slated For Dramatic Replacement

Market Canopies Slated For Dramatic Replacement

by Valerie Garner Replacing market vendor canopies every five years has become an increasing and expensive burden. “The canvas awnings are not really a long-term solution,” said Sean Luther, Downtown Roanoke Inc. CEO. The city financed the current canopies with capital improvement funds several years ago and this spring they failed, said Luther. With the […]

Southwest Upends Central 35-17 in All-Star Football Classic

Southwest Upends Central 35-17 in All-Star Football Classic

by Bill Turner High school football fans were treated to a dandy Friday night as the Southwest defeated the Central 35-17 in the second annual Southwest-Central All-Star Football Classic played at William Fleming High School. The Southwest rebounded from a 17-14 halftime deficit to score 21 unanswered points in the second half, as seventy-three all-star […]

VT – Carilion School of Medicine Receives Two Key Accreditations

VT – Carilion School of Medicine Receives Two Key Accreditations

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine recently came one step closer to full accreditation when the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) granted it provisional accreditation, the third of four stages in the process. The LCME, the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the M.D. degree in the United States […]

If You Find a Fawn, Leave it Alone

If You Find a Fawn, Leave it Alone

It’s that time of year again when white-tailed deer fawns are showing up in yards and hayfields and concerned citizens want to know how to help. In almost all cases, the best way to help is to simply give the fawn space and leave it alone. Concerned people sometimes pick up animals that they think […]

Restored Alter Presented to Catholic Historical Museum of the Roanoke Valley

Restored Alter Presented to Catholic  Historical Museum of the Roanoke Valley

A magnificent altar was donated by St. Elias to the Catholic Historical Museum of the Roanoke Valley and it now graces the many religious collections on display. The restoration took two years of hard work in the garage of John Vitello as part of an Eagle Scout Project. John is a Cave Spring student and […]

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

by Bill Turner High school spring sports finally reached its conclusion last weekend with the VHSL Spring Jubilee at Radford University. Here’s a look at how the Wild Bill ‘Big-11’ teams fared in all the various spring sports during the final stretch. Cave Spring lost in the Group AA State Baseball Semifinals, 4-3, to eventual […]

Cave Spring Rallies for 9-8 Win Over Titans in Region IV Final

Cave Spring Rallies for 9-8 Win Over Titans in Region IV Final

by Bill Turner Cave Spring executed a dramatic 3-run rally in the top of the seventh to overcome a two-run deficit, and the Knights defeated Hidden Valley 9-8 in the Region IV baseball final played out at Kiwanis Field in Salem. Both teams had already securred a spot in this week’s Group AA state quarterfinals, […]



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