37 min ago
Harrisonburg School Administrators Learn from Other Divisions
City school administrators are meeting with officials from other school divisions to get ideas on the best practices in building a proposed new middle school.
6 hrs ago
Del's Accuses Deb's Lemonade of Infringement
Lawyers for Del's Lemonade have demanded a frozen lemonade business in Roanoke, Va., stop using a lemon design and logo that is awfully similar to the famous Del's frosted-lemon logo that made frozen lemonade a household name in Rhode Island and beyond.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Jamie Muro Leaving WTNH
The Laurel posted a station memo saying in part, "Jamie is heading over to the dark side, working in media relations for Sullivan & LeShane in Hartford.
2013 NHRA: Bristol Fan Scores As Result Of Force'S Thunder Valley Nationals Win
The efforts by John Force and his Castrol GTX Ford Mustang team this weekend brought a well-deserved event win to the John Force Racing stable.
Out & About: Papa Grows Funk in Martinsville [Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)]
A renowned New Orleans band is making a final funky round of shows that will bring it to Martinsville on Wednesday.
Virginia governor billed taxpayers for sunscreen, dog vitamins: report
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife used taxpayer money to pay for sunscreen and dog vitamins, the Washington Post reported on Monday, a disclosure that comes as the Republican leader is said to be under scrutiny by the FBI.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Let's Dress Up Large Marg for NN2013
In human terms, she had a bleeding ulcer [ in bus terms: a fire in the electrical panel ] in Roanoke, VA.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
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Botetourt County to get new emergency radio system [The Roanoke Times, Va.]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) June 14--Botetourt County supervisors approved a resolution to spend nearly $450,000 to upgrade the county's aging emergency radio equipment.
Storm winds, rain fell trees, power lines in area
A Martinsville Public Works employee begins work with a chain saw on a tree blocking Mulberry Road on Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
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Locals recognized in Blue Ridge Country for making a difference
Here's the press release from Blue Ridge Country magazine: ROANOKE, Va., June 12, 2013 - Three Asheville locals have been recognized in Blue Ridge Country for making a difference in the region.
Driver Charged With DUI in Fatal 581 Crash
A driver has been charged in Wednesday afternoon's fatal wreck on I-581. State Police say 34-year-old Timothy Wellons of Salem has been charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and DUI.
Felony charges advance
Retired Floyd County Judge K. O'Donnell, who served as a substitute judge at the hearing in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in Martinsville, certified the two felony charges to the grand jury, which will consider whether to issue indictments in the case of James Scott Witherow II of Martinsville.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
State offers $3 million to help with Roanoke passenger rail culvert
June 12--The state is offering to cover nearly half the estimated cost of the culvert needed to carry a new passenger rail line into downtown Roanoke.
News out of Roanoke VA
The "newsiest" iReports are sorted in lists at the top of each section on the homepage and in other places around the site.
Manager hired for town's performance center
Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: Rocky Mount Assistant Town Manager Matt Hankins, right, introduces Gary Jackson at a press conference Monday at the farmers' market.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Tractor and Trailer Accident/Downed Utility Pole/Heavy Traffic Congestion
A late afternoon accident on Rte. 15 that downed a utility pole and snarled traffic for several miles in both directions for an hour and a half, remains under investigation.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Rocky Mount water plant to close June 12 for electrical upgrade
Courtesy Photo: Doug Sprouse with Varney Electric examines the new equipment for the electrical upgrade to the town's water treatment plant.