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Operations suspended at Old Virginia Brick plants

Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Operations suspended at Old Virginia Brick plants SALEM – Old Virginia Brick, a Salem manufacturer of wood moulded brick since it was founded in 1890, announced through a letter this week that it is suspending operations and furloughing most of its workforce while it develops a strategic plan. According to the letter from President C.W. McNeely III posted on the front... »

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Stove malfunction causes early morning fire at Mac and Bob’s

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire call at Mac and Bob’s restaurant on 316 East Main St. this morning at 4:03 a.m. The first units arrived within three minutes of receiving the call and found smoke in the kitchen area of the building. Crews determined that a stove... »

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Police seek attempted abduction suspect

Thursday, April 16, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Police seek attempted abduction suspect SALEM – This morning at approximately 7:50 a.m., Salem Police received information from a 13-year-old female that an older male had attempted to coax her into his vehicle while she was headed to her bus stop. The female, who is a student at Andrew Lewis Middle School, was approached at the intersection of Orchard... »

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Salem Police seek bank robbery suspect

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Salem Police seek bank robbery suspect UPDATE: Salem Police have arrested 25-year-old Salem resident Tiffany Rae Wright-Neil in connection with the bank robbery that occurred at Carter Bank and Trust this morning on Electric Road. SALEM – This morning at approximately 9 a.m., Salem Police responded to a bank robbery in the 1400 block of Electric Road. Witnesses reported that a... »

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    love how this happened hours ago and the parents have yet to be notified by salem schools of the lockdown …
    stephanie     April 14, 2015

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Other divisions surpass Salem in teacher salaries

Thursday, April 2, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Other divisions surpass Salem in teacher salaries SALEM – The Salem City School Board and school administration learned Tuesday evening that the division has gone from leading five of seven categories during the 2009-10 school year to just two of seven categories in the 2014-15 school year in Roanoke Valley teacher salary scales. After a special recognition ceremony and reception for... »

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Bluefield alumni to run 10K in memory of former dean, Salem native

Friday, March 27, 2015
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Bluefield alumni to run 10K in memory of former dean, Salem native For the second year in a row, alumni from Bluefield College will form a running troupe called “Team Dean Dan” to compete in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond. Like last year, when the team comes together this spring, Saturday, March 28, they won’t be so much concerned about how they compete or... »

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Assembly line sends scripture to Haiti

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By Correspondent
Assembly line sends scripture to Haiti SALEM – Fifteen years ago the Rev. Don Woodard, an evangelist who traveled nationally with a biblically conservative Christian group, went to Haiti to conduct services at a camp meeting for youth on the impoverished Caribbean island. There, through his translator, he learned of 12 homeless children being cared for temporarily in poverty-stricken homes Out of that... »

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    The final count was 10,211 copies going to Haiti, from Beacon Baptist Church. On Sunday,March 22, we dedicated thoses …
    Linda Johnson, Church Secretary     March 28, 2015

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Decade of dominance?

Thursday, March 19, 2015
By Patrick Smith
Decade of dominance? SALEM – Members of the Salem High School Forensics Team are characters – literally. And this year’s team is hoping to improve on the “D9asty” title it earned last year by winning its 10th straight state championship in Midlothian March 28. For those who are unfamiliar with what high school forensics is, team co-captain... »

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Salem woman killed in Roanoke crash

Monday, March 9, 2015
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SALEM – The Roanoke Police Department Fatality Investigation Team is investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed the driver at approximately 1:45 a.m. in the 2000 block of Orange Avenue NW on Sunday, March 8. According to a Roanoke Police Department press release, the vehicle was traveling west on Orange Avenue when the driver, later... »

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    While I didn't know this beautiful young lady or her family, my heart is bleeding and crying for them all! …
    George     March 10, 2015

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Salem man arrested after attempt to evade police

Friday, March 6, 2015
By Submitted
Salem man arrested after attempt to evade police SALEM – On Friday, March 6, at approximately 10:25 a.m., the Salem Police Department responded to the area of South Market and Calhoun Streets in reference to a Virginia State Police (VSP) unit that was attempting to stop a motorist who was driving erratically. State police observed the suspect’s vehicle, a 2003 Mitsubishi Montero,... »

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