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Franklin County joins new regional authority
Elected officials from Franklin, Botetourt and Roanoke counties, the cities of Roanoke and Salem, and the town of Vinton held a signing ceremony last week to create the Western Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Blue Ridge Man Facing Numerous Charges for Forcing Himself into a Roanoke Home, Police Say
Roanoke, VA Roanoke Police arrested a Blue Ridge man after they say he broke into a home on Melrose Avenue early Monday morning.
The Wall Street Journal
WSJ's Michael Phillips Discusses 'The Lobotomy Files' on Reddit
The Wall Street Journal recently published The Lobotomy Files , a multimedia project about the Veterans Administration's use of lobotomies to treat about 2,000 mentally ill veterans.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Iowa suburb chooses Virginia man as police chief
Norwalk's mayor and mayor-elect announced Monday that officials had selected Greg Staples, of Roanoke, Va., as police chief for the 9,000 person suburb.
Virginia Gas Prices Decline 4 Cents
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas was $3.16 on Sunday, down from $3.20 the previous week.
COTA team undergoes training on - green' practices
The Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority's Environmental Sustainability Management System Core Team recently returned from Roanoke, Virginia, after completing their second of four training sessions.
The American Institute of Architects
Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, Inaugurated as 2014 AIA President
December 16, 2013 - Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, executive director of the Virginia Center for Architecture, was inaugurated as the 90th president of the American Institute of Architects during ceremonies held on December 12th at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Library director at Perry taking position in Virginia
Jay Stephens, director of the Perry Memorial Library, will be joining the staff at the Halifax County South Boston Public Library in Virginia.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Reds gain an arm, lose a bat in Rule 5 Draft
The Reds selected right-hander Mikey O'Brien from the Yankees with the 14th pick of the Triple-A Phase of Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
Va. man charged in Fla. with supremacist threats
A Virginia man described by federal authorities as a white supremacist is charged in Florida with making threats against a judge, a prosecutor and an FBI agent.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Norfolk Southern Art Sale Helps Roanoke Community
Earlier this year, Norfolk Southern pledged their support to pitch in more than $1.5 million to help get the historic 611 locomotive running again.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Remains found in Henry ID'd as Bassett man
Remains found Thursday in Henry have been identified as those of Ricky Eugene Dodson of Bassett, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
CORNERSHOT [Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)]
When you watch, or rewatch, the smash hit "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," keep an eye out for the dancer shoved aside by the garish Effie Trinket .
Wooten Brothers dazzle differently [Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)]
There is nothing quite like a family band. And among family bands, there is nothing quite like The Wooten Brothers.
Eternal Summers Announce New Studio LP 'The Drop Beneath' Out 3/4
Roanoke, Virginia's Eternal Summers are excited to announce The Drop Beneath, brand new full-length studio album due out on March 4th, 2014 via their longtime label Kanine Records.
Snowstorm Takes Aim on Baltimore Tuesday
A new storm will swing up from the Southwestern states, bringing a dose of accumulating snow to Baltimore and the suburbs Tuesday.
The Miami Herald
Step back in time at Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains
ROANOKE, Va. _ You don't have to pop into Doctor Who's phone booth or hitch a ride in Doc's DeLorean to experience time travel today.
The Cardboard Bernini
Olympia Stone's documentary, "The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he builds a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work of the famous baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of US
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