Explore Park Visitor Center opens for the season April 15

Gift shop features artisan crafts and the Third Annual Artisan Saturdays The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park, just off the Blue Ridge...

Upcoming Salem Relay for Life

The banners announcing the Salem Relay for Life event are seen at various locations in Salem. The plans for the Salem Relay for Life event,...

The Wellness Connection Show returns to CCTV!

  Due to popular interest, Citizens’ local cable channel, CCTV channel 20, is bringing back the Wellness Connection Show. The Wellness Connection gives honest, applicable...

2017 SOLs: Shorter math and reading tests and more test-compatible devices for students

  The further expansion of computer-adaptive testing is resulting in shorter Standards of Learning (SOL) reading and mathematics tests for nearly 300,000 additional elementary and...

Census of Agriculture countdown begins for America’s farmers and ranchers

America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017...

Longtime local pastors to retire soon

Rev. Roy C. and Karen H. Rogers became pastors at Faith Wesleyan Chapel, located on Alleghany Dr. in Salem, in January 1986.  They have enjoyed ministering to the church...

Spring Historical Tour to take place over the weekend of May 6 and 7

The Monroe County Historical Society has assembled a blockbuster Spring Historical Tour to take place over the weekend of May 6 and 7, 2017. This...

Calendar of Events – April 20th, 2017

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS Salem Host Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., dinner and a program, Salem Civic Center. EACH TUESDAY Practice for the Salem Choral Society, 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday in the...

Police Report – April 13th, 2017

The Salem Police Department reported the following people were arrested and charged between April 4-10. Arrest indicates an accusation and defendants are presumed innocent...

Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce to hold 19th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival this...

  The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce is holding the 19th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival this Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. - 4...

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