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Salem PD officer pleads guilty to bribery

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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SALEM – A police officer employed by the City of Salem and assigned to a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) task force pleaded guilty today for soliciting and receiving sexual favors from a cooperating defendant in exchange for agreeing to recommend a favorable sentence to a federal prosecutor on the defendant’s behalf. Assistant Attorney... »

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Guthrie named Salem chief of police

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Guthrie named Salem chief of police SALEM – Just like the two men who preceded him in the job, Salem’s new police chief made his way to the top of the city’s law enforcement ladder by gaining valuable experience at every stop along the way. On Wednesday, City Manager Kevin Boggess took the “acting” portion off of Tim Guthrie’s title... »

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Ellen Arnold provides stories behind Link’s photos

Friday, December 5, 2014
By Meg Hibbert
Ellen Arnold provides stories behind Link’s photos SALEM – If they didn’t know the background stories, visitors to the newest exhibit of O. Winston Link’s famed train photographs might think they were only seeing guests at the museum’s opening 10 years ago. Instead, the photographic subjects in one series of pictures were the people shown in Link’s photos on the wall... »

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Student safety in Salem needs vigilant awareness

Monday, December 1, 2014
By Mike Stater
Student safety in Salem needs vigilant awareness SALEM – Salem is often ranked as one of Virginia’s safest cities, but that doesn’t mean local residents should let down their guard in ensuring their safety. Abductions and murders of young women have made national headlines in recent months and young women in Salem should not get a false sense of security, says... »

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Families expand just in time for the holidays

Friday, November 28, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Families expand just in time for the holidays SALEM – Twelve local children formerly in foster care now have new families to celebrate Thanksgiving with today, after National Adoption Day ceremonies took place in Salem Saturday. Andrew Lewis Middle School hosted its annual National Adoption Day celebration, and, in many cases, marked the first destination for children and their new parents after... »

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Breaking new ground

Thursday, November 13, 2014
By Patrick Smith
Breaking new ground SALEM – After moisture from their previous air conditioning system caused a bedroom ceiling to deteriorate and collapse, Coy and Betsy O’Connor decided to fix the problem by trying something that City of Salem building officials had never seen before. The O’Connors decided to go green by converting to geothermal and solar systems to... »

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    I am surprised this geothermal is the first in Salem. My brother installed geothermal to heat his Roanoke county home …
    Carl Stump     November 13, 2014

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Graham-White celebrates 100th anniversary

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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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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