Salem Times Register

No more apartments on Craig Avenue

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – Salem City Council agreed with residents of Craig Avenue in deciding enough was enough when it voted to deny a rezoning request Monday that would have allowed construction of two apartment buildings on the street. Nikola Sumenic, a Salem resident who owns the property in question at 805 and 811 Craig Ave.,... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Red Sox GM mentors ‘little brother’

Thursday, February 19, 2015
By Submitted
Red Sox GM mentors ‘little brother’ SALEM – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia celebrates January as National Mentoring Month each year through the Big for a Day event – an experience in which a community leader in the Roanoke Valley, New River Valley or Pulaski County spends two hours with a child on the Big Brothers Big Sisters... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

School board recognizes support staff

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Mike Stater
School board recognizes support staff SALEM – Salem Schools Supervisor of Business Mandy Hall informed the School Board at its Feb. 10 meeting that the General Assembly has recommended budget plans which include raises for teachers and state employees. The House and Senate money committees have released competing budget plans, and both include funds for salary increases. Gov. Terry... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Roanoke County Police discover possible meth lab

Thursday, February 5, 2015
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – Roanoke County Police arrested a man for possession of methamphetamine early this morning in Roanoke County, after discovering a possible meth lab. According to a county press release, police responded to a disturbance call in the 2600 block of Harborwood Drive at 4:20 a.m. The investigation led officers to another home in the... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

City gets input on Downtown Plan

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Patrick Smith
City gets input on Downtown Plan SALEM – City officials completed one of the first steps in shaping the future of downtown Salem when they received input from citizens on how they envisioned Main Street changing over the next several years. Business owners and members of a citizens’ downtown committee joined city staff at an open house last Tuesday, Jan.... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Football not the only high note for Glenvar

Thursday, January 29, 2015
By Submitted
Football not the only high note for Glenvar SALEM – Glenvar High School has certainly experienced some successes during the 2014-15 school year, and the Marching Highlanders are no exception. Band director Zac Sweeney is excited about this year’s accomplishments, and looking forward to some upcoming events and changes in store for the band program. The Marching Highlanders are typically involved in... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Salem Library utilizing new technologies

Friday, January 23, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Salem Library utilizing new technologies SALEM – The Salem Public Library is embracing the many advancements in 21st century technology by offering a selection of new programs using digital and online resources. New to the library in 2015 is the Kodu Club, which held its first meeting Jan. 12 and will continue meeting the second Monday of each month... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Brand remembered for compassion

Thursday, January 15, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Brand remembered for compassion SALEM – Businessman and community activist are just two of many titles associated with prominent Salemite Cabell Brand, who passed away at age 91 on Tuesday. Brand was a lifelong Salem resident, living for many years in his Main Street mansion and, most recently, at Salem Terrace at Harrogate. He was a 1940 graduate... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Glenvar students practice Life Skills

Thursday, January 8, 2015
By Meg Hibbert
Glenvar students practice Life Skills SALEM – They cheerfully deliver mail to residents in the Recovery and Care Center, wipe off tables in the cafeteria, wrap utensils in the kitchen and help out in other ways around the Richfield Living campus. The helpers are six Glenvar High School students in the Life Skills class. Volunteering at Richfield helps those... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Salem Times Register

Career of public service celebrated

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Career of public service celebrated SALEM – Salem Fire & EMS Chief Pat Counts made a career out of helping people, which is exactly what he wanted. A lifelong Salem resident, Counts answered a special service call Monday for a retirement reception at the Salem Civic Center with a host of friends, family and his firefighter and rescue squad... »

Full Story | No Comments »

Search OurValley.org

BREAKING NEWS: The Town of Vinton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in a larceny of scrap metal. On January 20,... » Full Story

Event Calendar

myScoper.com :: a fun and easy, interactive calendar of events :: roanoke, va

This Week's Cover | Subscribe