Archive for October, 2016

WBHS introduces 2016 Homecoming Court

Saturday, October 15th, 2016
WBHS introduces 2016 Homecoming Court VINTON–William Byrd High School students traditionally nominate and elect a homecoming court and a queen each year. This year they asked Principal Tammy Newcomb if they could choose a homecoming king as well. That makes a homecoming court of 20 students for the first time Members of the freshman class made nominations for the... »

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Update on Street closure on Walnut Avenue in Vinton

Friday, October 14th, 2016
Update on Street closure on Walnut Avenue in Vinton VINTON–The section of Walnut Avenue in the Town of Vinton and Wise Avenue in Roanoke City continues to be closed to all traffic while crews continue to work on completing repairs to a storm drain line in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue. The area affected is near the Southern States mill between the... »

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School Bus crash in Vinton–no injuries to two students onboard

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
VINTON–Officers responded to a two vehicle collision involving a Roanoke County School bus at the intersection of Hardy Road and Niagara Road in Vinton. The crash is reported to be minor, no injuries reported with two students on the bus at the time of the crash. The accident occurred at 8 a.m. on October... »

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Vinton motorists urged to look for alternative routes as traffic is congested on both Walnut and Virginia Avenues

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
VINTON–This morning long traffic delays were experienced westbound on Virginia Ave/Hardy Rd into the City of Roanoke. Currently there is bridge construction that has both directions of Virginia Ave and Dale Ave down to one lane. This construction will continue for sometime. Additionally Walnut Ave at the Wise Ave bridge is closed due to... »

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Street closure on Walnut Avenue in Vinton

Monday, October 10th, 2016
VINTON–According to Vinton Public Works Director Joey Hiner, a section of Walnut Avenue in the Town of Vinton and Wise Avenue in Roanoke City will be closed to all traffic while crews work on repairs to a storm drain line in the 1000 block of Walnut Avenue. The area affected is near the Southern... »

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Armed robbery at Cricket Wireless on Hardy Road in Vinton

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Vinton, VA – On October 8, 2016 at 1852 hrs., the Vinton Police Department responded to an armed robbery call at the Cricket Wireless Phone Store located 915 Hardy Road in Vinton. Preliminary investigative findings indicate a black male in his early 20’s entered the stored, produced a handgun, and then demanded money. The... »

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Vinton’s October 8 Fall Festival Moved Indoors to Lancerlot Sports Complex

Friday, October 7th, 2016
VINTON–The Vinton Fall Festival scheduled for October 8 has been moved to a new indoor location at the Lancerlot Sports Complex at 1110 Vinyard Road in  Vinton from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Admission is free for the event and there will be fun for all ages. Activities will include vendors of crafts, home... »

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‘Grow and Gather’ brings local ingredients to Radford

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
‘Grow and Gather’ brings local ingredients to Radford ‘Grow and Gather’ brings local ingredients to Radford Sam Wall communitynews@ourvalley.org Farm-to-table restaurants have grown increasingly popular in the US over the last decade, and now one local chef has brought the concept to Radford. Rachel Doyle, a Radford resident and owner of HazelBea Catering, recently partnered with the Radford Chamber of Commerce for... »

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