Wednesday Jul 30
Arrests Made in Connection to Shots Fired in Roanoke
Roanoke, VA - Roanoke police responded to the 1200 block of Orange Avenue Tuesday night for a report of shots fired.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Expansion Groundbreaking For Western Forensic Laboratory
Roanoke Co., VA - The criminal forensics lab that serves the western area of Virginia is expanding.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Retirement community continues expansion in Roanoke County
Friendship Retirement Community will expand its rehabilitation services in Roanoke County with a new $13 million, 73,000-square-foot-facility.
Albemarle Recognized for Placement in 2014 Digital County Survey
"These counties were recognized from among hundreds of counties that participated in the survey for successfully using technology for citizen engagement, policy, data and operations," said Governor McAuliffe.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Installation of Improved Fiber-Optic Cable to Virginia Communities Delayed
A project seeking to install an open-access network in the area has been stalled.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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 .
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Restaurant Catches Fire in Vinton
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue crews were called to the fire in the 700 block of Hardy Road.