Mac and Bob’s named Small Business of the Year

  Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org On October 1, the Roanoke Regional Chamber’s 33rd Annual Small Business Awards took place. The purpose of the event is to showcase...

New Director hired to lead Outdoor Adventure Education at Roanoke College

Roanoke College has hired Patricia Lynn, who holds a graduate degree in creative and innovative education, as Campus Recreation’s director of Outdoor Adventures. Lynn...

Council postpones Simms’ property rezoning discussion again

Meg Hibbert Contributing writer Perhaps the topic with the most interest at Monday night’s Salem City Council meeting was what didn’t happen. Council did not take...

Hundreds demand action at Southwest Virginia Climate Strike

Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowin@ourvalley.org More than 200 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke on September 20 to join in on the global fight...

Regine Archer receives Charles Brown Award from Roanoke College

Roanoke College has recognized former president and current chairman emeritus of Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Regine Archer, for her many contributions to the city...

Early childhood education evaluated by Gov. Northam’s team at Salem High

How can we make sure that Head Start programs are not in jeopardy due to all of the requirements? What models are currently being followed?...

Beloved Chick-Fil-A employee returning to Alabama to serve as a pastor

A variety of factors is generally taken into consideration before a major life decision is made. Last month, Jerry Gray was put in a tough...

Pilgrimage for Racial Justice brings history to life

On August 17, members of the faith community, historians, lifelong Roanoke Valley residents and educators gathered at St. Mark's Lutheran Church on Franklin Road...

Member One appoints Hodge, Blair and Caveness to Board of Directors

Member One Federal Credit Union has made three appointments to its volunteer Board of Directors: Penny Hodge, Director; Kim Blair, Associate Board Member; and...

Community celebrates Book Lovers Day at Salem Public Library

America’s third president Thomas Jefferson was an avid reader. So much so that he owned between 9,000 and 10,000 books in his lifetime. If...

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