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Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

    By Bill Turner      It’s London Olympics time in the Wild Bill studios, and I must admit these games have already shown their exceptional flavor.      I was hooked from the opening shenanigans when the Queen herself, dropped everything to join James Bond. Got to admit, the Queen was quite the sport to play […]

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Wild Bill’s Weekly Sports Roundup

It’s London Olympics time in the Wild Bill studios, and I must admit these games have already shown their exceptional flavor. I was hooked from the opening shenanigans when the Queen herself, dropped everything to join James Bond. Got to admit, the Queen was quite the sport to play along with this gag. And, she […]

Floyd Fest Rocks On Despite A Few Growing Pains

Yes, there were grumblings from some about the lack of paid-for electricity at their campsites and the long queuing time required for the shuttle bus on Sunday (closing day) but for the most part about 12,000 people a day seemed to have a pretty good time at the four days of Floyd Fest 11. Dubbed […]

Animal Control Center Operations Being Investigated

Animal Control Center Operations Being Investigated

UPDATE: at 4:33 PM on Thursday July 26th the SPCA made the following announcement: Today, the Roanoke Valley SPCA (RVSPCA) Board of Directors announced that William M. Watson, Jr. has resigned as Executive Director, effective July 31, 2012. The search has begun for a new Executive Director. Members of the Executive committee, who are very well-educated on RVSPCA […]

Ownership Transition at Martin Brothers Contracting Completed

Ownership Transition at Martin Brothers Contracting Completed

 The ownership transition of MB Contractors, Inc. that began six years ago is officially complete as President Todd Morgan and Executive Vice President Mike Cagle acquired the remaining shares from CEO Jed Hammer on July 17. Employees, clients, and business partners will see no change in day-to-day operations and dealings. “When Morgan and Cagle bought […]

Roanoke Ranks Among Nation’s Top Ten Digital Counties

Roanoke Ranks Among Nation’s Top Ten Digital Counties

For the tenth time in as many years Roanoke bested most other counties in the entire country in information and communications technology use, according to the results of a survey the National Association of Counties announced this week. Roanoke County ranked third nationwide among counties with a population under 150,000. Each survey sheds light on […]

City Manager’s Brother-In-Law Hired as New Roanoke City Attorney

City Manager’s Brother-In-Law Hired as New Roanoke City Attorney

by Valerie Garner New City Attorney “Was Not First Choice” Daniel Callaghan is Roanoke’s new city attorney but it was not a unanimous decision. He is city manager Chris Morrill’s brother-in-law. He starts with the city October 17 with a salary of $150,000. Callaghan, 57 hails from Manchester, New Hampshire where he is a partner […]

Studio Roanoke Can’t Overcome Debt; Closes Doors

Studio Roanoke Can’t Overcome Debt; Closes Doors

by Gene Marrano Studio Roanoke opened its doors in April 2009, a small theater space on Campbell Avenue that would cater to new plays, readings and emerging playwrights. One thought was that very new works could work out the kinks there before going on to venues like Mill Mountain Theatre just down the block. Of […]

Windows of Opportunity

Windows of Opportunity

by Robert Adcox There are any number of opportunities for meals in the Roanoke valley. From supermarkets to fine dining overlooking magnificent views, one can find any taste to suit his or her palate. One only need reference the yellow pages, sweet-talk one’s mate into supping al fresco on a warm evening, and the night […]

VT Carilion Students Enter Clinical Rotations for First Time

by Beverly Amsler Five doctors-to-be toured the Internal Medicine Department at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital earlier this week.  They looked like any other doctor but this was a big day . . . a “monumental day,” said Dan Harrington, VP for Academic Affairs at Carilion Clinic and the senior dean for Academic Affairs at the […]



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