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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
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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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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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Salem man arrested after attempt to evade police

Friday, March 6, 2015
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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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New Brand of fashion

Thursday, March 5, 2015
By Patrick Smith
New Brand of fashion SALEM – Cabell Brand established his entrepreneurial career when he inherited ownership of his family’s direct-selling shoe company; now, one of the Salem businessman’s grandchildren is following suit and is tied up in the fashion industry. Brandon Kline, whose first name derived from his recently deceased grandfather’s family name, last summer launched Natural Border,... »

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No more apartments on Craig Avenue

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – Salem City Council agreed with residents of Craig Avenue in deciding enough was enough when it voted to deny a rezoning request Monday that would have allowed construction of two apartment buildings on the street. Nikola Sumenic, a Salem resident who owns the property in question at 805 and 811 Craig Ave.,... »

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Red Sox GM mentors ‘little brother’

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Red Sox GM mentors ‘little brother’ SALEM – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia celebrates January as National Mentoring Month each year through the Big for a Day event – an experience in which a community leader in the Roanoke Valley, New River Valley or Pulaski County spends two hours with a child on the Big Brothers Big Sisters... »

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School board recognizes support staff

Thursday, February 12, 2015
By Mike Stater
School board recognizes support staff SALEM – Salem Schools Supervisor of Business Mandy Hall informed the School Board at its Feb. 10 meeting that the General Assembly has recommended budget plans which include raises for teachers and state employees. The House and Senate money committees have released competing budget plans, and both include funds for salary increases. Gov. Terry... »

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Roanoke County Police discover possible meth lab

Thursday, February 5, 2015
By Patrick Smith
SALEM – Roanoke County Police arrested a man for possession of methamphetamine early this morning in Roanoke County, after discovering a possible meth lab. According to a county press release, police responded to a disturbance call in the 2600 block of Harborwood Drive at 4:20 a.m. The investigation led officers to another home in the... »

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