Latest Story

Salem documents win ‘People’s Choice’ in Top Ten Endangered Artifacts poll

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Submitted
Salem documents win ‘People’s Choice’ in Top Ten Endangered Artifacts poll SALEM – The Preston Papers, an important collection of local documents recently found in the attic of an old house in Salem, has earned statewide recognition. In a poll designed to raise awareness of the threat to Virginia’s cultural heritage, the papers have been designated the “People’s Choice.” Online public voting for the “Top... »

Bluegrass festival attracts over 1,000 to New Castle

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Correspondent
Bluegrass festival attracts over 1,000 to New Castle NEW CASTLE – Approximately 1,000 bluegrass music lovers, from North Carolina, Hillsville, Covington and local areas infiltrated the Reynolds Campground Saturday to enjoy a day listening to performances by some of the best bluegrass musicians around. The festival was organized by Adam Gentry, chairman of the Craig County Business Association. Though the rain may... »

Support Systems Inc. opens in Vinton

Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Support Systems Inc. opens in Vinton VINTON–Support Systems Inc. opened its newest facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 11. The offices are located at River Park Shopping Center on Bypass Road in Vinton, near the Super Dollar store. The business, which offers support services and skills training for the severely mentally ill, also has locations in Rocky Mount/Martinsville, Lynchburg,... »

Vinton Town Council approves funds for new in-car cameras for police vehicles

Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Vinton Town Council approves funds for new in-car cameras for police vehicles VINTON–Vinton Town Council has voted to appropriate funds in the amount of $47, 293 for the purchase of new in-car recording systems for Vinton Police department patrol vehicles. Council was briefed on the proposed purchase at a work session in July by Vinton Police Chief Ben Cook. He asked to use money from the... »

Radford man reported missing

Thursday, August 21, 2014
By Submitted
Radford man reported missing 8:10 A.M. FRIDAY UPDATE: The missing person was located at 10 p.m. Thursday, according to Radford Police. The original story is below. — The Radford City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Brian Coty Rash. Rash, 21, was last seen in Radford at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 and was reported... »

Vinton Library construction continues on schedule

Thursday, August 21, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Vinton Library construction continues on schedule VINTON–Progress on the new Vinton Public Library is right on schedule.  According to Stephen Doyle II, the Construction Administrator for HBM Architects, most of the structural steel which supports the main part of the library has been erected.  Joists and decking remain to be completed.  He expects that steel work will be 98 percent... »

Search OurValley.org

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

Event Calendar

myScoper.com :: a fun and easy, interactive calendar of events :: roanoke, va

This Week's Cover | Subscribe