Archive for May, 2015

Senator Kaine tours the Salem Museum

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Senator Kaine tours the Salem Museum By Kelsey Bartlett The Salem Museum can add another page to its history book, as Senator Tim Kaine made a pit stop on Monday during the third day of his tour across Southwest Virginia. His trip began in Abingdon on Saturday night where he attended the Songwriters Festival, which was hosted by Richard Leigh,... »

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WBHS staff teams up to send a favorite student to the Prom

Saturday, May 16th, 2015
WBHS staff teams up to send a favorite student to the Prom VINTON–Like many of the junior and senior girls at William Byrd High School, Kearah LaMonde spent most of Saturday afternoon focused on her hair and make-up getting ready for the Junior/Senior Prom. While Kearah faced a few more challenges than most and had a few more dates accompanying her to the dance, she was... »

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Nance to resign from Vinton Town Council

Friday, May 15th, 2015
VINTON–Vinton Town Councilman Wes Nance has announced that he will be resigning from office in the near future and moving to Bedford County where he works as Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney. Nance has served Vinton for 17 years, first on the Board of Zoning Appeals, and then on Town Council. He was elected to council... »

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Police seek help in locating two Radford children

Monday, May 11th, 2015
Police seek help in locating two Radford children 2:20 P.M. UPDATE: According to city spokeswoman Jenni Wilder, Giles County Sheriff’s deputies have located the children. The original story is below. — RADFORD – Radford City Police is asking for help in locating two children who police say left with their father. The children, Gavin St. Clair, 10 and Talon St. Clair, 3,... »

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Actress Skyler Vallo returns to Roanoke for acting workshop

Saturday, May 9th, 2015
Actress Skyler Vallo returns to Roanoke for acting workshop “In kindergarten I went dressed as Madonna for Career Day,” said Vallo. “I always knew that I would be in some kind of performing-centered career. From the very beginning, I was scouring newspapers for auditions.  I am sure I begged my mom to let me audition.” Carol Webster who is the director for the... »

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Winterfrost Farm to host Mother’s Day fundraiser

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
Winterfrost Farm to host Mother’s Day fundraiser RADFORD — With Mother’s Day coming Sunday, some families may still be scrambling to find a gift for the lady of the house. Reagan Miles, the owner and operator of Winterfrost Farm, hopes to help. Throughout Mother’s Day weekend, the farm will offer families one- or two-hour trail rides with a family photo for... »

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Veterinarian Returns to Vinton

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
Veterinarian Returns to Vinton VINTON–Veterinarian Sonia Wiley Bolen is returning to Vinton with the opening of her Parkway Veterinary Hospital on May 11. The clinic is located at 2445 East Washington Avenue next door to Snap Fitness on the way to William Byrd High School. Dr. Bolen grew up in Blue Ridge, graduated from Lord Botetourt High School,... »

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Police: Possible murder-suicide in Christiansburg

Monday, May 4th, 2015
CHRISTIANSBURG — Christiansburg Police are investigating what they suspect to be a murder-suicide that allegedly occurred this afternoon and caused a temporary lockdown of Christiansburg High School. Around 1:15 p.m., a man called 911 to report a homicide at his residence in the 1100 block of Tranquility Via. Police responded to the scene and... »

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WBHS principal continues efforts for cancer awareness with BK Racing

Friday, May 1st, 2015
WBHS principal continues efforts for cancer awareness with BK Racing VINTON–William Byrd High School Principal Dr. Richard Turner turned his bout with Stage 3 colon cancer from a negative to a positive for himself, his school, the community, and beyond. Well known for his enthusiasm for racing, Virginia Tech, James Madison University, ham radio, and Relay for Life, Turner combined most of those interests... »

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Clothes Closet relocation approved

Friday, May 1st, 2015
SALEM – At its Monday night meeting, open for public comment, Salem City Council unanimously approved the relocation of the Salem Community Clothing Closet to the former McClung Lumber Co. building at 825 S. Colorado St. No objections were raised to the move, and the sponsoring Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries was commended for its... »

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