Hugh Walsh is ‘Calendar Guy’ in state publication

At 86, Hugh Walsh is an inspiration to other residents at Richfield Living in Salem: he exercises regularly, enjoys dancing with the ladies –...

New South Salem Elementary Principal appointment approved by School Board

Laura James to replace the retiring Margaret Humphrey  Salem School Division Superintendent, Dr. Alan Seibert, is pleased to announce that the Salem School Board has...

Salem Garden Club members judge storefront contest

A professional artist, an interior designer and a floral designer, who are all members of the Salem Garden Club, judged the 2017 Salem Second...

West Salem student wins citywide annual spelling bee

Bungalow is a word that most people will never use, much less have to spell in their lifetime. Addy Funk, an East Salem Elementary...

Showcase brings local business interests together

 Photos by Shawn NowlinMore than 80 businesses participated in last Thursday’s Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase Schmooza Palooza, an annual event now...

Community effort assists wheelchair basketball team

Over 70 competitors participated in a Wheelchair Basketball Tournament inside the Bast Center on the campus of Roanoke College on Saturday, January 27. Designed...

Popular writer who was wrongfully convicted of murder tells her truth at Roanoke College

 Bradley Bommarito Contributing writerA harrowing story of murder, police misconduct and false imprisonment that has captivated millions was shared in an auditorium full of...

Clay Street House to teach students about 19th-century life

Today it might be considered a “tiny house,” but 160 years ago the two-room house on Clay Street would have been considered a normal-sized...

Youngest ever African American elected official shares his story at Roanoke College

In 2006, at just 22 years old, Bakari Sellers made history when he defeated 26-year incumbent State Representative Thomas Rhoad Jr. to become the...

Additional arrests made in recent armed robbery case

Two additional males have been arrested in relation to an armed robbery that recently occurred in Salem in the 1300 Block of West Main...

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