Archive for July, 2016

Deaths under investigation in Vinton

Thursday, July 28th, 2016
 Vinton, VA – On July 28, 2016 at 1:46PM, the Vinton Police Department was contacted and asked to respond to a duplex located in the 300 block of Raleigh Avenue, in the Town of Vinton, to conduct a safety and welfare check at a private residence.  Family members of the couple contacted police due... »

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REACH and Under the Bridge Ministry share in missions

Sunday, July 24th, 2016
REACH and Under the Bridge Ministry share in missions VINTON–REACH interns and volunteers celebrate the completion of successful mission trips to the Roanoke area at the Under the Bridge Ministry on Walnut Avenue in Vinton each Thursday night during the summer months. Pastor Frank Broughman from Under the Bridge treats that week’s REACH mission crew to dinner at the church as they wrap... »

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Don’t Miss “Into the Woods, Jr.” at MMT with Vinton’s Savannah Amos

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
Don’t Miss “Into the Woods, Jr.” at MMT with Vinton’s Savannah Amos VINTON–Rehearsals are underway for the Mill Mountain Theatre (MMT) production of “Into the Woods, Jr.” The show features Savannah Amos of Vinton, William Byrd, and the Burton Center for the Performing Arts.  She plays the Witch in a show which combines various fairy tale characters including Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, and Little... »

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What’s your experience with(out) Roanoke mail processing facility?

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
What is Your Experience with the Roanoke, VA, Processing Facility? That’s the question the US Postal Service Inspector General is asking in an on-line survey that asks for the public’s experience since the Roanoke mail processing center was closed and consolidated with the one in Greensboro, N.C. According to the website, the survey started... »

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Spartan Square Kroger introduces ‘ClickList,’ creating 25 new jobs

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Spartan Square Kroger introduces ‘ClickList,’ creating 25 new jobs Today, Spartan Square Kroger will introduce online shopping, creating 25 new jobs in the area. The store is only the second in Virginia west of Richmond to introduce the company’s “ClickList” program. ClickList began testing in 2014, with over 120 of the nation’s approximate 2,800 Kroger stores now participating. According to George Anderson, e-Commerce... »

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First Aid Chief Guffey receives Outstanding Administrator Award

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
First Aid Chief Guffey receives Outstanding Administrator Award VINTON–Chief Wayne Guffey of the Vinton First Aid Crew has received the 2016 Outstanding Administrator Award from the Western Virginia EMS Council. He was recognized by Vinton Town Council at their meeting on July 19. The award recognizes “an individual who has demonstrated ability to organize, conduct, manage, problem solve, and evaluate within his... »

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Lee raises over $6,000 for local children

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Lee raises over $6,000 for local children By Pam Dudding-Burch The Craig County Field of Dreams is living up to its name. On Saturday, July 16, Jefferson Lee, hometown resident and a senior at the University of Mount Union, was hard at work there, completing his senior project. His college gave him the option of writing a paper or organizing an... »

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SHS awarded $50,000 Implementation Grant

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Salem High School is one of nine schools in the state to be awarded a $50,000 grant by the Virginia Department of Education to create programs that provide innovative approaches to learning. The grant is designed to better prepare students for employment. Recipients of the grant were announced by Governor Terry McAuliffe on July... »

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Auldridge selected to participate in the DNC

Sunday, July 17th, 2016
Auldridge selected to participate in the DNC For most of 2005, Nathan Auldridge was a carefree college student. By the year’s end, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Today, he is cancer free and a caretaker for individuals living with disabilities. He is also the chairman of the Salem Democratic Committee, and was recently chosen to serve on the Rules... »

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Salem Fire-EMS to introduce new emblem

Sunday, July 17th, 2016
Salem Fire-EMS to introduce new emblem The Salem Fire-EMS Department has plenty to be proud of, and soon they will introduce a new, one-of-a-kind emblem, designed by their own firefighter, Erin Barger. The department, founded in 1854, is one of the oldest in the state. The new emblem, with its intricate gold lettering and maroon background, is rooted in tradition,... »

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