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Firefly Aerospace Selects Virginia Spaceport For New Launch Site 

American aerospace company to launch Alpha rocket from Virginia’s Eastern Shore Governor Youngkin has announced that Firefly Aerospace has selected Virginia as the new launch site of its two-stage orbital...

New Residency Program to Enrich Education at Carilion Clinic / VTC School of Medicine

Carilion Clinic recently received accreditation to start an orthopedic surgery residency program that will enhance...

Doctor Gives Advice on Heat Related Illness Signs and Symptoms

While heat is the number one weather-related cause of death in the United States, many...

Miss Virginia 2024 To Be Crowned in Roanoke June 25th- 29th

Miss Virginia is a title of honor, accomplishment, service, talent, education and pride and on...

Celebrate Virginia Pollinator Week With The Master Gardener Program

This week, Virginians will celebrate the bees, butterflies, birds, and bats that perform the vital...

Annual City Traffic Safety Campaign Promotes Speed Limits and Crosswalk Safety

Whether you are driving, walking, bicycling, or scooting around Roanoke, the City’s annual traffic safety campaign this year aims to encourage residents to follow...

VA Tech Research Initiative to Investigate Environmental Impact of Utility-scale Solar Sites

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences researchers at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center are working with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)...

Fact Check: Is Roanoke Co. Really Cutting Taxes?

Inflation is the reduced value of each dollar, which causes prices to keep spiking. Inflation hits small items, like four coffees at a Roanoke...

Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Innovation Spurs Research Growth at VA Tech

Virginia Tech reported a record $419 million in extramural research expenditures for fiscal year 2023, surpassing the university’s strategic plan goal of $410 million...

Pairing Shelter Dogs Gets ‘Pawsitive’ Results

Shelter dogs awaiting adoption fare better with a canine companion than when they’re housed alone, according to new research from Virginia Tech.The study, led...

VT Research Details Economic / Nutritional Impact of Global Recreational Inland Fishing

It is a sight of summer: Along the banks of rivers and streams throughout Virginia, recreational fishers will cast lines into the water, hoping...