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Visit VBR Launches Strategic Spring Marketing Campaign

‘There’s Still Adventure Out There’ Campaign to Target Northern Virginia Visitor Market Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (VBR) unveiled its spring 2023 strategic marketing campaign on Tuesday, March 21 at The...

Virginia Home Prices Climb Despite Slowing Sales  

Tight inventories of homes keep Virginia’s median sales price ticking upward  According to the February 2023...

Roanoke City Town Hall To Discuss Teen Violence / Curfew On March 30

In response to an alarming increase in violence in Roanoke City, especially among its youth,...

Spots Still Open in Academic ‘Pandemic Recovery’ Program ENGAGE Virginia

There are still some spots remaining in a new academic program that aims to support...

Veterinary College / VA Department of Corrections Continue to Benefit From Partnership

Aligned by the common goal of improving Virginia agriculture, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and the...

School Standards Town Hall Sparks Spirited Engagement In Roanoke

The O. Winston Link Museum, sandwiched between the Hotel Roanoke and the mainline railroad tracks in Downtown Roanoke, is usually known for its beloved...

Ridership on Virginia’s State-Supported Trains Continues to Set Records

The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) has announced that January ridership on the Commonwealth’s Amtrak service set a record for the month of January....

Downtown Roanoke, Inc. Ambassador Program Celebrating 6 Months

Having a clean, safe, and welcoming downtown is the foundation of a great city and Roanoke's Downtown Ambassador Program has marked its 6 month...

Results Released for First Survey of Native Plants at Roanoke Nurseries

As public demand for native plants continues to grow, gardeners now have a snapshot of where to find native plants in the Roanoke area. Members...

Youngkin Awards More Than $12 Million To Reduce Homelessness Across The Commonwealth

Funding will support rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing and support services to underserved populations in 118 localities Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced more than $12...

Farmer’s Death Sparks Advocacy for Wellness Efforts in Agriculture

In summer 2002, Amy Johnson was working as an EMT in between graduating from Virginia Tech and enrolling at Jefferson College of Health Sciences....