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Graham-White celebrates 100th anniversary

Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Submitted
Graham-White celebrates 100th anniversary SALEM – Founded in 1914, Graham-White Manufacturing Company recognized 100 years of service to its customers, employees and the community Saturday night at the Salem Civic Center. Located in Salem for over 65 years, the company has thrived with a “customer-first” culture, born from the vision of founder James Frantz. Around 500 employees and... »

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Officials weigh in on area drug abuse

Thursday, October 23, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Officials weigh in on area drug abuse SALEM – A panel of local judges, law enforcement officials and medical experts advised the public of growing drug abuse problems in the Roanoke Valley during the third in a series of community awareness seminars Tuesday at the Salem Civic Center. Although each of the speakers agreed that drug use of all kinds is... »

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High school renovation plan presented to school board

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Mike Stater
High school renovation plan presented to school board The Salem School Board on Oct. 14 was presented with a nearly $43 million six-year capital improvement program for 2016-2021, including a $38.6 million plan for renovations and improvements to Salem High School. The Salem High School multi-phase renovation plan was presented at the joint meeting with Salem City Council members at East Salem... »

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Spartan touchdowns to be felt across the globe

Friday, October 10, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Spartan touchdowns to be felt across the globe SALEM – The Salem High School football team hasn’t had much trouble scoring touchdowns this season, and starting this Friday every Spartan touchdown will have a global impact. The Salem Rotary Club and Rotary International started a polio eradication initiative in 1985, when there were still 350,000 cases across the world. Though today there... »

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Inspirational movie films at Richfield

Thursday, October 2, 2014
By Meg Hibbert
Inspirational movie films at Richfield SALEM – Kendall Livick waited patiently in the warm pool water as more than a dozen camera crew, lighting and sound technicians and production assistants worked their magic. The Salem resident was playing the part of a physical therapist in a forthcoming inspirational movie which shot some of its final scenes at The Rehab... »

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Aviation facility to locate in city limits

Thursday, September 25, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Aviation facility to locate in city limits SALEM – After nearly two hours of discussion and hearing public comments at its meeting Monday night, Salem City Council approved a special exception permit that will allow Summit Helicopters, Inc. to relocate its business from Botetourt County into the city limits. Summit, which purchased the old Timber Truss property on McClelland and Fourth... »

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Habitat for Humanity starts home renovation project in Salem

Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Habitat for Humanity starts home renovation project in Salem SALEM – Since 1986, Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley (HFHRV) has completed construction projects at 194 houses, but none of the recent projects have taken place in Salem. That changed last Saturday morning when Habitat kicked off a home renovation project on Bowman Avenue. Despite light rainfall, Habitat officials and others involved... »

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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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