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“Rescue Roanoke Now” Candidates Embraced By Roanoke Citizens

Under Rescue Roanoke Now, Mayoral candidate David Bowers and two City Council candidates, property developer Nick Hagen and veteran / businessman, Jim Garrett were embraced by a crowd on...

BOB BROWN: The Law of Love

“Love” means many things to many people. Like other important terms, we can find specific...

RANDY HUFF: Life, Love and Our Search For Meaning

Life is a bank of memories that pays priceless dividends forever. Or at least for...

ROBERT L. MARONIC: Why Do I Dislike Joe Biden So Much?

I am neither a Democrat nor a Republican. If Joe Biden is the Democratic presidential...

MIKE KEELER: It May Not Solve All The World’s Problems, But . . .

If the day’s news has got you down, what you need is a jolt of...

My Life Would Have Been Better with a Less Predictable Curve

My right elbow and shoulder ache when it rains, and I blame it all on baseball. In the beginning of my abortive sports career,...

Preacher’s Corner: Looking at Life Through a “Dog-Slobbered” Window

It’s getting hard to see through the glass again.  Our Labrador is passive and sweet and attentive to us when we’re at home,...

The Recipe of the Week from The Happy Chef: October Bean Soup

This is my Dad’s bean soup recipe that he created! (Somewhere in heaven my mom must be so proud.) I often long to...

Preacher’s Corner: Washing Our Hands—and Souls

If you haven’t heard, it might be too late already. It’s flu season—or should we say, flu seasons. Not only do we have to...

Thoughts on Leadership

It’s that season again.  While it’s true, the air is cooler, the leaves are beginning to turn and pumpkins are beginning to appear –...

Laughter is the Best Commission

Every day is an adventure in the world of outside sales.  Whether it is a customer assailing your lineage or hoping that a comet...