History not dead as April rain falls

Frances Stebbins Correspondent As our tour bus carried 55 Roanoke Valley senior adults back to Salem in late April, Dr. John Selby of the history faculty...

Pack brown bag lunches safely

Kim Butterfield Family and Consumer Science Agent, Salem/Roanoke Packing your own lunch to take to work or on the go is a great way to save...

Health Insurance: Chapter 1

Morgan Griffith Representative Last week, the House passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to repeal Obamacare and start a health care reform process to return...

The Cannon Ball Cousins: Part 1 – Papa’s Store

Bass Mitchell Columnist I called my grandfather “Papa” because that’s what my dad had always called him. Papa had a baldhead on which he usually wore an...

The bows were dry, but we were wet

People, Places and Things by Bootie Bell Chewning You know it's almost Vinton's Relay for Life time when you see the purple bows go up...

Heaven: Here and There – Part 2 (final)

Bass Mitchell Columnist I have often talked and written about my first Sunday school teacher, Mrs. Lib. I was just a teen when my beloved grandfather died...

Congress Takes Back

Morgan Griffith Member of Congress Our Founding Fathers deliberately set up three equal branches of government in order to establish a separation of powers to protect...

  Help save Salem’s beloved Farmers Market!

  Recall your years of family memories at Salem’s Farmers Market.   Salem is now considering a proposal to build a hotel above our Farmers Market...

Disaster relief depends on secure supply chains

A FedEx warehouse might save your life. When hurricanes are approaching, FedEx allows the Red Cross to stock emergency supplies in its warehouses. By pre-positioning...

Heaven: Here and There – Part 1

I don’t always like to let others know that I am a minister, especially when traveling or on vacation. Why? Because it seems that just...
Welcome to Salem
Times Register
Please enjoy a limited number of
articles for 24 days.
SUBSCRIBE TODAY