Archive for March, 2011

Gillespie-Arnold

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
Gillespie-Arnold It is with great pleasure and happiness that Natalie Early Gillespie and David Frederick Arnold announce their engagement. Natalie is the daughter of William and Lucinda Gillespie of Tazewell. She is a graduate of the Madeira School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory and Henry College and nursing degrees from Gardner-Webb University and King... »

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Town Council will consider allowing chickens inside Vinton

Thursday, March 31st, 2011
VINTON–While Salem is considering banning residents from keeping chickens, Vinton Town Council is preparing to vote on an ordinance that would allow the birds inside town limits. On April 5, Town Council will vote on a proposed ordinance that would allow Vinton residents with at least an acre of land to keep up to... »

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Arbor Day blossoms Friday in Buchanan

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Arbor Day blossoms Friday in Buchanan Spring is bursting out all over the Town of Buchanan, just in time for Friday’s annual Arbor Day Celebration. The hundreds of cherry trees in town are in full blossom and will provide the backdrop for the tree plantings that mark the annual Arbor Day. The fifth annual Arbor Day Celebration will be held... »

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Botetourt EMS honored as Red Cross Heroes

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Botetourt EMS honored as Red Cross Heroes Six members of Botetourt County Emergency Services team were honored Tuesday morning with the Emergency Responder Hero award presented by the American Red Cross Roanoke Valley Chapter. The team was recognized as part of the annual “A Celebration of Heroes,” a community awards breakfast honoring heroes from the Roanoke Valley who saved lives, performed... »

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Forensics wins 6th-straight state championship

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Forensics wins 6th-straight state championship SALEM  – Salem High School Forensics Team’s unprecedented number of state wins has been topped – by their own team. Over the weekend the team won its sixth consecutive Group AA State Championship in Harrisonburg. SHS soundly defeated second-place Waynesboro 56-18. Forty schools competed. “Salem placed 14 out of 15 entries in the final round,”... »

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Posted in FEATURES, Salem Times Register | 2 Comments »

Elizabeth Taylor without her diamonds and perfume

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Elizabeth Taylor without her diamonds and perfume We lost an icon last week, when Elizabeth Taylor died. I remember her not for her movies so much, or her diamonds or her perfume. I remember her for holding Meredith Our daughter was 6 months old when she and I met Elizabeth Taylor. She had recently married John Warner, her sixth husband, and... »

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Craig County Dental Center branches out

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Craig County Dental Center branches out NEW CASTLE – In recognition of National Dental Health Month, staff at the Craig County Dental Center offered free dental screenings for the community at Market Street Pharmacy in February. On hand were James Cornick, DDS and Dental Hygienist, Angie Huffman who provided dental exams, education and recommendations. In keeping with efforts to increase... »

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Posted in FEATURES, The New Castle Record | 2 Comments »

Carjacking thwarted in Salem

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
SALEM – Two women narrowly avoided having their vehicle carjacked Monday night in Salem. Two out of four suspects were apprehended a few minutes later and arrested by Salem Police. They were identified as Roanoke residents Jason Dale Thomas, 33, and Jarrell Antwan Snyder, 26. Salem Police said they were caught near the General... »

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County police bust Glenvar meth lab

Monday, March 28th, 2011
GLENVAR – Roanoke County Police busted a methamphetamine lab on Fort Lewis Church Road in Glenvar in the early morning hours of March 26. The bust and subsequent arrests were announced late today by police. The meth lab bust came about after police stopped a car on West Main Street near the intersection with... »

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Involuntary manslaughter charge dismissed against man whose truck ran over girlfriend

Friday, March 25th, 2011
Involuntary manslaughter charge dismissed against man whose truck ran over girlfriend SALEM – An involuntary manslaughter charge was dismissed today against a man whose girlfriend died when his truck ran over her after she jumped or fell out of his pickup. A jury of eight women and four men had heard a day’s testimony but had not begun deliberating when Salem Circuit Court Judge R.... »

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