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Council voices support of Catawba Hospital; Library and stadium to undergo renovations

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
On Monday night, Salem City Council members made their support for Catawba Hospital clear. Council approved a resolution requesting that the General Assembly take no action in closing the hospital. The Craig County Board of Supervisors and Roanoke County Board of Supervisors have passed similar resolutions. “As many of our neighboring communities have done,... »

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Council members seek re-election

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
Council members seek re-election Salem City Council members William “Bill” Jones and Jane Johnson are seeking re-election in the spring. Councilman Jones and Councilwoman Johnson made the announcement during the Monday, Feb. 8 Salem City Council meeting. Both Jones, who has served two terms on council, and Johnson, who has served three, are running as independent candidates. A... »

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Salem woman wins $1 million

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
Salem woman wins $1 million Kelly Cox may not have won the $1.5 billion Virginia Lottery Powerball drawing, but she is feeling like a million bucks. The hardworking Salem woman and mother of four was only one number shy of winning the record-setting jackpot. But, although she didn’t match the Powerball, she did manage to match five of the... »

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How Salem stays ahead of the storm

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Correspondent
How Salem stays ahead of the storm By Peter Morgan Intern Mike Tyler has been at the snow removal game for a long time. Tyler, the director of the Salem City Street Department, said his 20 years of service has tested the tried and true snow removal route plan, which involves actively responding to burgeoning snow levels as soon as they... »

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Zoning changes to encourage entrepreneurship

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
If it’s more beer the town wants, then it is more beer it shall receive. Well, that’s the hope, at least. Salem City Council members voted on a zoning change during Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting to include microbreweries in the permitted uses for downtown business districts. Residents shouldn’t dust off the pint glasses... »

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SHS Forensics still thriving after 10 championship victories

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
SHS Forensics still thriving after 10 championship victories Members of the Salem High School Forensics Team believe a decade of dominance is just the beginning of their reign as state champions. Last year, the team placed first in the state championship competition for the 10th year in a row. Rather than slow down, they are taking that momentum and running with it,... »

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A family affair; O’Brien Meats continues to renovate

Thursday, January 28, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
A family affair; O’Brien Meats continues to renovate Rows of industrial lighting and dark mahogany windowsills line the interior of O’Brien Meats on Main Street. An impressive stonework patio plays host to several 1,600-pound stone tables, as the family-owned business which has been in the area for nearly 45 years works to update their space. And the renovations couldn’t be more timely.... »

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SHS football honored with resolution

Friday, January 15, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
SHS football honored with resolution The Salem City School Board approved a resolution honoring the Salem High School football team, the Group 4A State Champions, during Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled meeting. The football team ended the season undefeated with a 14-0 record, beating Lake Taylor High School 17-14 in overtime for the title. SHS Principal Scott Habeeb addressed the... »

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Council adopts downtown revitalization plan

Friday, January 15, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
Council adopts downtown revitalization plan Downtown Salem if officially on course for a revival. Salem City Council members voted to adopt the “Downtown Plan” during the Monday, Jan. 11 meeting, the final technicality needed to allow the city to kick start the project, which has been in the works since fall of 2014. Benjamin Tripp, the city’s planner, spoke... »

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LewisGale introduces valley’s first 3D mammography

Friday, January 15, 2016
By Kelsey Bartlett
LewisGale introduces valley’s first 3D mammography The Roanoke Valley’s first 3D mammography technology is now available at LewisGale Breast Center in Salem. Before, patients who wanted to use the technology had to drive as far as Lynchburg and other surrounding areas to have the test. “It’s an exciting location to introduce this technology, because LewisGale Breast Center in Salem is... »

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