Danielle Crawford elected City Treasurer by Salem voters

 Danielle Crawford, 42, has held many positions over the years including being a pharmacy technician and accounts manager for Fast Signs, a national sign...

Saving The Pancake House

 Photos by Meg HibbertIt’s the kind of place where the waitresses call you “Honey,” know your favorite booth, how you like your eggs and...

Kicking out hunger, one donated food item at a time

Photos by Shawn NowlinJacob Murray walked inside the Salem Spartan Square Kroger last Saturday around noon. A few minutes later, he had a bag...

Annual Pumpkinfest maintains unique vibe

Photo(s) by Shawn Nowlin  One word that people use to describe Salem’s Annual Pumpkinfest is “awesome.” When Malcolm Gray arrived at the Salem Farmer’s Market...

Salem participates in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Last Saturday, October 28, was National Drug Prescription Take-Back Day. The purpose of the nationally recognized day is to provide a safe, convenient and...

Business changes coming to older Salem buildings

 Costco approached about coming, but no word yet Change is on the way. Vacant business locations in Salem are getting new owners or tenants, and...

DAR members, community participate in Fort Lewis marker rededication ceremony

  Many believe that the Fort Lewis marker rededication ceremony, which take place on October 14, was 90 years in the making. “Our Chapter decided that...

Pups play at 15-year-old Poodle’s party

Photo(s) by Shawn Nowlin The guest of honor wore hot-pink and hotter-pink hair. The guests played tennis-ball fetch and took home pupcakes topped with treats. And...

Salem’s two high schools come together for one great cause

Photo(s) by Shawn NowlinFrom the start, it was apparent that both Salem and Glenvar High School were fully invested in this year’s cornhole tournament...

Approximately 400 run in LewisGale Half Marathon

 Runners of all types were encouraged to participate in Salem’s only half marathon on October 14. The mission of the LewisGale Half Marathon has...