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12 hrs ago | Government Executive

Virginia Counties May Withdraw From Open-Access Broadband Initiative

The city of Roanoke, Virginia, and its neighboring city of Salem want to build a fiber network throughout the Roanoke Valley, but will their surrounding counties go along with the plan? Southwest Virginia's Roanoke Valley likes to promote itself as a good environment for business .

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Related Topix: Virginia, Roanoke, VA, Salem, VA, Botetourt County, VA

18 hrs ago | Southwest Times

Children's Trust announces 2014-2015 board members

The Board of Directors, which will mostly include returning members along a couple new members, is comprised of professionals working with various civic and social service oriented organizations.

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Related Topix: Radford, VA, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Three People Charged in Car Thefts in Roanoke Area

Through an investigation they found three people involved in a string of Roanoke City cases and close to all the cases in the County.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Suspect in Hospital after Officer-Involved Shooting at Retirement Community

UPDATE: According to police, the suspect has been identified as David Michael Wright, 59, of Roanoke City.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Suspect hurt in Roanoke officer-involved shooting

Roanoke County police spokeswoman Amy Whittaker tells The Roanoke Times that police received a call around 11 p.m. reporting a "suspicious" person at the Health and Rehab Center of Friendship Retirement Community.

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Related Topix: Roanoke, VA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

School Bus Fleet

Some Virginia part-time bus drivers to get pay bump

The Roanoke Times reports that the Roanoke County School Board approved on Tuesday a market adjustment to part-time driver pay, increasing the hourly rate for drivers by $3.50, and a $150 attendance bonus for drivers.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Suspects Sought in Roanoke Co. Country Club Break-in

Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County Police have released surveillance photos they say show a man and woman breaking into a country club.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Restaurant Catches Fire in Vinton

Roanoke County Fire and Rescue crews were called to the fire in the 700 block of Hardy Road.

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Related Topix: Fire

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Exelis to cut about 60 jobs in Roanoke County

Exelis spokesman Tim White tells media outlets that the job cuts will be effective at the end of the month.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

2 charged in Roanoke County credit card case

Two Florida men face charges in Roanoke County after police discovered what they're calling two large credit card counterfeiting operations.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Roanoke dentist faces sentencing for obstruction

A Roanoke County dentist is set to out whether he will go to prison for trying to obstruct an investigation of patient refunds.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Major Credit Card Ring Broken Up in Roanoke Co.

Roanoke Co., VA - Roanoke County police investigators catch a major break allowing them to break up a major credit card fraud ring.

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