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Falling Branch Park and Ride hearing slated Oct. 30

Friday, October 17, 2014
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CHRISTIANSBURG — The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing for the design of the upcoming project involving the relocation of the Park and Ride lot located at exit 118 off Interstate 81 in Montgomery County. The hearing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Falling Branch... »

Federal grant funds go toward EMS communications in Craig

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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NEW CASTLE – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced last week that more than $4.8 million in federal funds would be awarded to multiple local government agencies to enhance emergency preparedness throughout Virginia. Craig County was one of the localities receiving grant funding, and was awarded $40,000 for Emergency Operations Center (EOC) upgrades. According to Craig... »

High school renovation plan presented to school board

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Mike Stater
High school renovation plan presented to school board The Salem School Board on Oct. 14 was presented with a nearly $43 million six-year capital improvement program for 2016-2021, including a $38.6 million plan for renovations and improvements to Salem High School. The Salem High School multi-phase renovation plan was presented at the joint meeting with Salem City Council members at East Salem... »

Oktoberfest scheduled for Vinton War Memorial on Oct. 18

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Oktoberfest scheduled for Vinton War Memorial on Oct. 18 VINTON–The Vinton War Memorial’s first “Oktoberfest” is scheduled for this Saturday, Oct. 18. This is a family friendly event which will feature German food, German music, dancing, and German beers and wines. The festivities will take place in the Dogwood Ballroom and on the grounds of the War Memorial. The War Memorial is partnering... »

Progress continues on Vinton Public Library construction

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Debbie Adams
Progress continues on Vinton Public Library construction VINTON–According to Stephen Doyle II, construction administrator for HBM Architects, the new Vinton Library project remains on schedule; good progress is being made. Diana Rosapepe, Director of Roanoke County Libraries and a project manager for the new library, said that, “Right now, it seems to be steady as she goes. Avis appears to be... »

WBHS Classes of ’03, ’04, ’05 reunite

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Debbie Adams
WBHS Classes of ’03, ’04, ’05 reunite VINTON–Members of the William Byrd High School classes of 2003, 2004, and 2005, have joined forces for a 10-year reunion scheduled for Oct. 25 on the rooftop at Center in the Square. Brent McConnell, president of the Class of 2004, said they chose the venue not only because it is spacious and centrally located,... »

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