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Be A Powerful Force For Good this Summer

Red Cross, in partnership with Universal Pictures’ new film, TWISTERS, encourages the public to give blood and support disaster relief this JulyAs the busy Fourth of July holiday...

Restoration Housing to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Historic Home in Southeast Roanoke

Restoration Housing has announced that they have completed the historic rehabilitation of their seventh home...

Freedom Festival and Fireworks Planned for July 5 in Celebration of Independence Day

On Friday, July 5, Roanoke Parks and Recreation (PLAY Roanoke) will again host a Freedom...

Vinton Mayor Grose Selected for United Way of Roanoke Valley Award

The Town of Vinton is has announced that Mayor Bradley Grose has been recognized as...

Local DAR Chapter Presents National, District and State Awards to Roanoke Catholic Students

The Colonel William Preston Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented...

YMCA To Open at Tanglewood Mall

On June 4th, 2024 the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge held a press conference with key business and government officials to announce the opening of...

Local Office on Aging to Host Free Health Fair at Elmwood Park

LOA’s annual event to kick off the summer will be held in downtown Roanoke for the first time.   Join us in downtown Roanoke on Friday,...

Expert Shares How to Counter Japanese Beetles, The Nemesis of Turfgrass

Japanese beetles look pretty on the outside, with their shell of iridescent green and their copper-colored outer wings. Yet that beauty belies a destructive...

Historic Graveyard Receives Monument Restoration Workshop

Old Lick Cemetery, the oldest African American graveyard in the Roanoke area, will get a facelift Tuesday, June 4. 48 State Tour/Saving America’s Graveyards...

Roanoke County Parks & Rec / Schools Offer Lifeguard Training Program

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism and Roanoke County Public Schools have announced a collaborative effort to introduce an innovative lifeguard training program tailored...

Kiwanis Club of Roanoke Awards $16,000 in Scholarships

The Roanoke Kiwanis awarded $16,000 for six scholarships to high school seniors in May of this year. Scholarships are given to applicants from the...