RC women fall in ODAC semifinals

The Roanoke College women were eliminated from the ODAC soccer tournament with a 2-1 loss to Lynchburg in Virginia Beach Saturday. The match was...

Comedy show benefits Amy Daulton Scholarship Fund

Photos by Shawn Nowlin Tuesday, August 29, would have been Amy Daulton’s 45th birthday. Those who knew her best say that she had a big smile...

Lack of sales forces the closing of Givens Books

Photos by Shawn Nowlin After being a staple in the Salem community for more than thirty years, Givens Books officially closed their doors on July...

‘Ride for Life’ continues to aid cancer fight

Photos by Shawn Nowlin   It’s the kind of generosity that makes movies and novels so heartwarming. People of all backgrounds coming together for a common...

Friends rally to raise funds for brave Salem girl

Loved ones – both family members and friends – gathered at Salem’s Riverside Church on June 29 to participate in a paint fundraiser for Remington...

Poodle skirts, juke box set mood for Happy Days All Day at The Oaks

Photos by Meg Hibbert     It was “Shake, Rattle and Roll” at The Oaks’ residents spring party at Richfield Retirement community. There were plenty of poodle...

A quartet of talented comedians entertain thousands at Salem Civic Center

  Just weeks after kickstarting the Southern Momma Comedy Tour in Pensacola (FL), headliner Darren Knight and his opening acts – Gary Cargal, Jerry Harvey...

Maintaining the fun in fundraising

Photos by Brett Robbins It’s about 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, and Brett Robbins, Public Affairs Officer for Salem VA Medical Center, along with his colleagues are ready...

Fort Lewis Elementary Easter egg hunt

  Richard Smith Contributing writer An Easter egg hunt took place on the grounds of Fort Lewis Elementary School on Saturday, April 16. The event was...

Soltis named principal at Glenvar High School

Glenvar Middle School Principal returns to Glenvar High School Chuck Lionberger Contributing writer  The Roanoke County School Board has named Jamie Soltis as the new principal at...

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