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Edible flowers class will be part of Herb Faire Saturday

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
By Meg Hibbert
SALEM – A class on edible flowers will be part of the Herb Faire at the Salem Museum on Saturday, April 20. There will also be demonstrations of cooking with herbs, growing them and even buying them. The event at the museum on East Main Street in Longwood Park runs from 10 a.m. to... »

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Clingenpeel of Roanoke County Fire and Rescue wins Governor’s Award

Sunday, January 20, 2013
By Debbie Adams
Clingenpeel of Roanoke County Fire and Rescue wins Governor’s Award VINTON–Brian Clingenpeel has received the 2012 Governor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to EMS for Children. Clingenpeel is the Public Education Specialist for Roanoke County Fire and Rescue. “Brian has been instrumental in establishing a safe community for children while dedicating his time to the creation of education and prevention programs. Many of his fire... »

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Community Christmas Store brings holidays to children, the disabled, and the elderly

Sunday, December 9, 2012
By Debbie Adams
Community Christmas Store brings holidays to children, the disabled, and the elderly VINTON–The Community Christmas Store was founded by Salem realtor Janie Whitlow and some of her associates almost twenty years ago. With over 600 volunteers, the organization is dedicated to assisting the most vulnerable in our society in a dignified manner during the holiday season, focusing on children, the disabled, and the elderly. Families who... »

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Roanoke County grads visit BCAT to discuss their NHRA careers

Thursday, December 6, 2012
By Debbie Adams
Roanoke County grads visit BCAT to discuss their NHRA careers CAVE SPRING–Dustin Johnson and Blake Alexander, two graduates of Roanoke County Public Schools, have found careers in the highly competitive field of auto racing.  The pair spoke to the Motorsports/Welding class at Burton Center for Arts and Technology (BCAT) on November 20, sharing firsthand what it takes to make it nowadays in the motorsports... »

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BCAT students place 4th in National Engine Building Competition

Thursday, December 6, 2012
By Debbie Adams
BCAT students place 4th in National Engine Building Competition CAVE SPRING–The motorsports engine building “Team Aeromotive” from the Burton Center for Arts and Technology (BCAT) traveled to Las Vegas on October 30, 2012, to compete in the National Hot Rodders of Tomorrow Engine Challenge. Dustin Perkins, Austin Steinhafel, Chuck Quinn, Chad Croom, and Cameron Conner placed fourth in the national championship “Showdown at... »

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Wirtz woman dies in wreck with school bus

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
By Submitted
CAVE SPRING -A 39-year-old Wirtz woman died in this morning’s (November 13) wreck with a school bus in the 5200 block of Hunting Hills Drive just north of the Hunting Hills Country Club, according to a news release from the Roanoke County Police Department press release. The female driver of the car that collided... »

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Roanoke County Students win in Virginia State Fair SkillsUSA competition

Saturday, October 27, 2012
By Debbie Adams
Roanoke County Students win in Virginia State Fair SkillsUSA competition VINTON–Two teams from the Masonry II and III programs at Burton Center for Arts and Technology (BCAT) traveled to the Virginia State Farm SkillsUSA masonry contest in Doswell, Virginia, on October 2, 2012. The team of Taylor Martin and Richard Goodwin took first place. Martin is a junior at Hidden Valley High School and... »

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Meningitis outbreak hits home: friends remember Diana Reed

Monday, October 15, 2012
By Marty Gordon
Meningitis outbreak hits home: friends remember Diana Reed Friends and family are remembering a former Christiansburg woman who died last week from complications associated with fungal meningitis as a caring person who loved life and worked tirelessly to make the world a better place. Diana Bergeson Reed, a 1974 graduate of Christiansburg High School, died October 3.   Her husband, Wayne Reed, is... »

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Acclaimed Casting Director Jerold Franks brings his talents to WBHS production of “Annie”

Sunday, October 7, 2012
By Debbie Adams
Acclaimed Casting Director Jerold Franks brings his talents to WBHS production of “Annie” VINTON–Jerold Franks is one of those folks who came to Roanoke on a visit and decided to make it home. Over 30 years ago he and his wife helped a close friend relocate to the area and thought this would be the perfect place to retire. He returned in 2005 to accept a Lifetime... »

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    Dear Jerry, You have always been a treasured friend and admired professional in a tough industry. This story is so impressive, informative …
    Connie Gavin     December 27, 2012

    Jerry what a great story. I knew you worked hard but you have a very full life. We really …
    myra weisman     December 6, 2012

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Bluegrass & Old Time Country Jamboree at Explore Park

Monday, October 1, 2012
By Debbie Adams
Bluegrass & Old Time Country Jamboree at Explore Park VINTON–Bluegrass and old time country music have found a home at Virginia’s Explore Park. Earlier in the summer, Charles Greer of the Roanoke Valley Ramblers approached Debbie Pitts, director of Explore Park, and offered to play a concert to benefit the Park. Greer lives nearby in Mount Pleasant and wants to see the Park... »

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