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Mountain View Cemetery previews improvements for Lions Club members

Friday, October 31, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Mountain View Cemetery previews improvements for Lions Club members VINTON–Beth Abbott, Family Service Counselor for Mountain View Cemetery, was the guest speaker at the Vinton Host Lions Club meeting on October 13. She has been employed at the cemetery for about 18 months. She noted that the transition from selling office equipment and supplies to making cemetery arrangements has been substantial, but that... »

Graham-White celebrates 100th anniversary

Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Submitted
Graham-White celebrates 100th anniversary SALEM – Founded in 1914, Graham-White Manufacturing Company recognized 100 years of service to its customers, employees and the community Saturday night at the Salem Civic Center. Located in Salem for over 65 years, the company has thrived with a “customer-first” culture, born from the vision of founder James Frantz. Around 500 employees and... »

Shelor, CCHS partner for talent show

Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Correspondent
Shelor, CCHS partner for talent show NEW CASTLE – Seven Craig County High School students last Wednesday competed for a chance to win a 1st-place prize of $200 and for the opportunity to compete in a regional talent show in Christiansburg in November, where the 1st-place prize is $2,500. Shelor Motor Mile sponsored the school’s first-ever “Growing the Future” Community... »

‘Blackout’ event to benefit Make-A-Wish Virginia

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Brian Perdue
‘Blackout’ event to benefit Make-A-Wish Virginia BLACKSBURG — Entrepreneur Tim Kelley hopes to cash in on a football trend – and help a charity along the way. A 1991 Virginia Tech graduate and Hokie football fan, Kelley has started a “blackout” campaign for the Hokies’ Nov. 28 home game against rival Virginia. “It’s Black Friday in Blacksburg, and then you... »

WBHS builds Habitat for Humanity house

Sunday, October 26, 2014
By Debbie Adams
WBHS builds Habitat for Humanity house VINTON–Students and staff at William Byrd High School have the opportunity this year to create a lasting legacy in the community. A new club has formed at WBHS through the efforts of teachers Eric Royal and John Richardson—the Byrd House Club. Their purpose is to enlist volunteers, raise funds for, and construct a Habitat... »

Vinton Town Council approves more pets per household, moves forward on skatepark

Friday, October 24, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Vinton Town Council approves more pets per household, moves forward on skatepark VINTON–Members of Vinton Town Council voted to adopt an ordinance which will increase the number of pets residents may own from two to four.  Up to this point, Vinton has had the most stringent regulations in the region when it comes to pet ownership. Roanoke City allows four dogs and six sterile cats. Roanoke... »

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