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Read Supervisor Bill Brown’s letter to Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam

Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Brian Perdue
BLACKSBURG — Montgomery County Board of Supervisors chairman Bill Brown sent a letter to Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam on Tuesday requesting specific dates for meetings to discuss the sale of the old Blacksburg Middle School site. Brown stated he hopes the town and county will have a “fresh start” to the impasse over the... »

Blue Ridge Music Festival to span two days in 2015

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Correspondent
Blue Ridge Music Festival to span two days in 2015 SALEM – Today, City of Salem officials and representatives from Outback Concerts released the details for the 2015 Blue Ridge Music Festival, which will expand to two days as opposed to one and will include some of the biggest names in music. The festival is scheduled for May 30-31, 2015. Headlining Saturday’s event is Grammy... »

Storyteller delights children at Herman L. Horn

Sunday, September 14, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Storyteller delights children at Herman L. Horn VINTON–Vicky Town says that she has learned that “a person needs to go where their talent, skills, and passions lie” to have a happy and successful life. She feels very blessed to have been able to employ that philosophy for her entire adult life, which she has been fortunate enough to spend as a... »

Breakfast Singers gather on Sunday mornings

Sunday, September 14, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Breakfast Singers gather on Sunday mornings VINTON–Each Sunday morning the K & W Cafeteria at Crossroads Mall serves a huge variety of breakfast foods from fresh fruit to sausage gravy to hot pancakes. Many diners stop by on their way to church or on route to a family outing or just to linger over a weekend meal. Some of those... »

Community Health Fair scheduled for September 15 at Lancerlot

Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Debbie Adams
VINTON–The Lancerlot Sports Complex is sponsoring a community health fair on Monday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Kathleen Sink, events coordinator for the Lancerlot, says the purpose of the event is to educate the Vinton community on fitness and wellness. All ages are welcome. The event is free and open to... »

Roanoke County School Board accepting applications for Vinton representative to the board

Friday, September 12, 2014
By Debbie Adams
VINTON–With Mike Stovall’s resignation from the Roanoke County School Board on September 5, the board is faced with appointing his replacement. Board Chairman Drew Barrineau, who represents the Windsor Hills District, said that applications for the Vinton position on the board will be accepted from September 12 through September 22 at 5:00 p.m. Detailed... »

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BREAKING NEWS: On August 19, 2014,  at 3:36 a.m., Alvaro’s Market at 1002 Walnut Ave. in the Town of  Vinton was burglarized by two unknown suspects.  The... » Full Story

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