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Blue Ridge Music Festival to span two days in 2015

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Correspondent
Blue Ridge Music Festival to span two days in 2015 SALEM – Today, City of Salem officials and representatives from Outback Concerts released the details for the 2015 Blue Ridge Music Festival, which will expand to two days as opposed to one and will include some of the biggest names in music. The festival is scheduled for May 30-31, 2015. Headlining Saturday’s event is Grammy... »

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First day goes smoothly

Thursday, September 11, 2014
By Mike Stater
First day goes smoothly SALEM - The Salem School Board was presented with an annual school opening report by School Superintendent Dr. Alan Seibert at its monthly meeting Sept. 9. Seibert reported that the city’s schools opened for the 31st year as an independent school system in a “characteristically efficient and organized manner, thanks to the collective effort of... »

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‘Flying Fortress’ returns to the air

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By Patrick Smith
‘Flying Fortress’ returns to the air SALEM – While many people enjoyed a day off from work Monday, a pair of World War II veterans from the Salem area remembered some of the hardest, most dangerous work they had ever done as crewmen on a B-17 bomber. Jeff Baker and Clark Cregger toured the Boeing B-17 “Movie Memphis Belle” at... »

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Salem documents win ‘People’s Choice’ in Top Ten Endangered Artifacts poll

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Submitted
Salem documents win ‘People’s Choice’ in Top Ten Endangered Artifacts poll SALEM – The Preston Papers, an important collection of local documents recently found in the attic of an old house in Salem, has earned statewide recognition. In a poll designed to raise awareness of the threat to Virginia’s cultural heritage, the papers have been designated the “People’s Choice.” Online public voting for the “Top... »

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New Salem librarian embraces change, technology

Thursday, August 21, 2014
By Mike Stater
New Salem librarian embraces change, technology In this age of instant information and on-demand news and entertainment via the Internet, the fate of the public library could be in question – but not so, according to the new director of the Salem Library. Unlike some organizations that have chosen to shy away from the many changes made to everyday life... »

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    Annie graduated from RC with a degree in English. We have an excellent program, and Annie excelled in it.
    Martha     September 2, 2014

    How wonderful it is that this smart, visionary young woman will be guiding the Salem Library. Thank you for this …
    BJ Rachels     August 26, 2014

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Council approves pay raise for city personnel

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – All City of Salem full-time employees will receive a 2.5 percent pay raise next month, following a unanimous vote of approval by Salem City Council during its Aug. 11 meeting. The one-step pay raise will go into effect Sept. 28. Council had discussed the concept during a work session in July, but... »

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    How much $ do they make?
    T.W.     August 16, 2014

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Service stations declare gas war

Thursday, August 7, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Service stations declare gas war SALEM – Low gas prices are hard to come by, and nowhere was that more evident than in Salem last Friday when two service stations on Fourth Street offered customers regular gasoline for under $2 per gallon. A so-called “gas war” between locally owned Gill Brothers (GB) Market and the Shell service station across... »

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City council passes zoning changes

Thursday, July 31, 2014
By Correspondent
- By Kelsey Bartlett, Intern All motions were passed by a 3-0 vote during Salem City Council’s July 28 meeting. The first of six topics on the agenda was an amendment to the zoning ordinance to allow for the construction of a fuel center at Kroger’s Electric Road location. “We’re not rezoning the property,... »

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Fallen Vietnam soldiers’ photos located

Thursday, July 24, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Fallen Vietnam soldiers’ photos located Two Salem men who were killed in action during the Vietnam War have been remembered on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of Faces in the past week. Both Roger D. Atkinson and Kester Ulrey are now pictured on the Wall of Faces, along with the portraits of thousands of other American soldiers killed in... »

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Salem Fair sees increase in attendance for sixth-straight year

Thursday, July 17, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Salem Fair sees increase in attendance for sixth-straight year Following its conclusion Sunday, organizers of the 27th Annual Salem Fair reported that this year’s 12-day event attracted a record crowd of 340,000 people and posted record revenues. “We just had a phenomenal two weeks of fair activities this year,” said Fair Manager Carey Harveycutter. “For the most part, the weather was outstanding and... »

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