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Two men recall escaping a tragic outcome

Forty-eight years ago, Ervin Farmer and Ben Lockhart decided to hitch a ride with a motor sergeant rather than hop a plane that they...

Salem and Roanoke Co. neighbors protest proposed nursing home

Around 80 Roanoke County and Salem residents gathered at Hidden Valley Country Club on Tuesday evening to protest a 180-bed facility that could be...

What’s your experience with(out) Roanoke mail processing facility?

What is Your Experience with the Roanoke, VA, Processing Facility? That’s the question the US Postal Service Inspector General is asking in an on-line survey...

Spartan Square Kroger introduces ‘ClickList,’ creating 25 new jobs

Today, Spartan Square Kroger will introduce online shopping, creating 25 new jobs in the area. The store is only the second in Virginia west...

SHS awarded $50,000 Implementation Grant

Salem High School is one of nine schools in the state to be awarded a $50,000 grant by the Virginia Department of Education to...

Auldridge selected to participate in the DNC

For most of 2005, Nathan Auldridge was a carefree college student. By the year’s end, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Today, he...

Salem Fire-EMS to introduce new emblem

The Salem Fire-EMS Department has plenty to be proud of, and soon they will introduce a new, one-of-a-kind emblem, designed by their own firefighter,...

Martin sworn in, Foley and Givens reappointed

Newly-elected Salem City Council member James Martin is ready to begin his term. After months of anticipation, candidate forums and a successful May election,...

VAMC employees protest privatization of veteran care

Around two-dozen Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees and members of the American Federation of Government Employees took to the streets outside of VAMC...

Beekeepers setting Salem abuzz

Downtown Salem is buzzing. Thanks to two men with a major beekeeping hobby, Salem City Hall has about 15,000 tiny new neighbors on its...

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