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McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle Service Expands Into City of Salem

Shuttle service resumes March 1 through December 1 Roanoke County and the City of Salem today held a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce the expansion of the McAfee Knob Trailhead...

Bill Advances to Remove Suicide as Common Law Crime

Mental health advocates and families who have lost loved ones are hopeful state lawmakers will...

Roanoke Woman With Rare Disease Went Undiagnosed for Nearly Seven Decades

Susan Wallace lived nearly all of her 69 years not knowing why she was different...

Rare Disease Day Brings Worldwide Attention to More Than 7,000 Diseases

On Feb. 29, the Wells Fargo Tower and Berglund Center in downtown Roanoke will be...

Professor Collaborates With Largest Known Study of Dog Health To Increase K-9 Life Spans

Audrey Ruple's dream is to help dogs live to be 30 someday. But the relatively...

Deeds’ Final Push Pays Off in Roanoke

Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe and Brian Moran all made last minute stops in Roanoke last weekend, looking to sew up the Democrat nomination for...

Meals on Wheels – a Lifeline for Seniors

Meals on Wheels (MOW) has been known for delivering nutritious meals to the homebound and elderly for many years. But the program is really...

Commentary: School Board Apologizes

This past school year has been a challenging one for all employees of the Roanoke City Public School system (“RCPS”).  On top of...

Rock Symphony Cirque!

RSO Conductor David Wiley does a double take as performers sail above the stage during last week’s “Rock Symphony Cirque”  at the Salem Civic...

Burcham to Retire March 2010

Darlene Burcham may have been just the ticket when she was hired away from the city of Norfolk nine years ago to replace the...

Raleigh Court and Ruffner Write Final Chapter

Teachers, retirees, students, parents and anyone else with a fondness for Raleigh Court Elementary or Ruffner Middle School gathered last Sunday for a...