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Neighbors get first look at planned $37-million Roanoke College athletic center
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/salemtimesregister/ / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:01:43 +0000
SALEM – Neighbors of Roanoke College got their first look at a planned $37-million athletic center named for alumnus Morris Cregger that will involve the demolition of one residence hall and shuffling of parking. About 30 neighbors who live on High Street and other streets around the college met at the Colket Center Tuesday night, [...]
McCleary students learn benefits of recycling
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/the-new-castle-record/ / Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:12:42 +0000
NEW CASTLE – Second graders at McCleary Elementary now know what items that can be recycled, and how some can be used to produce new picnic tables, decking and other “repurposed” articles. Members of the Craig County Beautification Committee were invited to give a presentation to the two second-grade classes at McCleary for America Recycles [...]
Odd Fellows Hall lights up for Christmas
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/news-messenger/ / Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:51:27 +0000
BLACKSBURG — Every day, hundreds of students and thousands of cars travel past the white two-story building on the intersection of Price’s Fork Road and Main Street. Many pass unaware of one of Blacksburg’s most historic buildings: the St. Luke and Odd Fellows Hall. Tom Sherman is one of a loose-knit group of volunteers out [...]
Defending hearth and home
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/salemtimesregister/ / Thu, 28 Nov 2013 20:46:17 +0000
SALEM, VA – As the 150th Anniversary of the nation’s bloodiest and greatest conflict in history is now in its third year, the public’s attention is turned to the crucial and critical moments that defined the year 1863. While many may remember the Emancipation Proclamation and the bloody battle of Gettysburg, here in the Roanoke [...]
South Salem Elementary open house set Dec. 3
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/salemtimesregister/ / Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:15:25 +0000
SALEM – At a cost of $17 million, South Salem Elementary was a huge project. Salem taxpayers want to see how the money was spent. They’ll be able to on Tuesday, Dec. 3. And that same evening, they’ll have a chance to ask questions and make comments about specific programs of Salem Schools, to give [...]
Craig students glad to go to college ‘free’Page 1 of 7 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
OurValley.org/category/newspapers/the-new-castle-record/ / Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:53:31 +0000
CRAIG COUNTY – Six members of the Craig County High School Class of 2013 are going to college for free – almost. They are taking advantage of the Community College Access Program at Virginia Western. Emmalee Edwards and Mary Booth are two of those students. “Not having to pay any tuition, just books and gas, is [...]
Hurt says he'll continue his commitment
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:26:06 -0500
Even though President Barack Obama and U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine turned Virginia blue on Tuesday, Rep. Robert Hurt, R-5th District, and his fellow Republican Congressmen in the Commonwealth easily kept their seats.
Murder trial focuses on evidence
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:20:36 -0500
Blood, ballistics and DNA evidence dominated the first day of Fenton Laconda Terry’s first-degree murder trial in Danville Circuit Court.
Hundreds attend broadband conference in Danville
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:25:30 -0500
Hundreds of people began arriving in Danville on Wednesday to attend a two-day conference focused on the relationship between having a strong broadband network and economic development.
UPDATE: Murder trial testimony focuses on crime scene
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:16:58 -0500
Afternoon testimony in the case against Fenton Terry has consisted of crime scene technicians, forensic experts and detectives.