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 2021-03-01 05:00 

Roanoke Times

Looking Back: News items from The Roanoke Times & World-News from 25, 50 and 100 years ago...

1996 (25 years ago)...

 2021-03-01 03:15 

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Mystery man: Marion woman's search for father mired by dead ends, adoptions and aliases...

MARION — A woman's search for her biological father has turned into a mystery — one she hopes readers might be able to help her solve....

 2021-03-01 03:00 

Roanoke Times

Boones Mill train depot project chugs along...

The Boones Mill train depot, once rescued from demolition and moved to its permanent home near Boones Mill Town Hall, took another step closer....

 2021-03-01 01:30 

Roanoke Times

On the Record: Government meetings for the week of March 1, 2021...

Roanoke City Council...

 2021-03-01 01:15 

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Almost a year later, out-of-work Virginians are still struggling to get answers or money from unemployment...

Virginia continues to rank among the lowest in the nation for quickly processing unemployment claims that require a staff review. It moved fro....

 2021-03-01 01:00 

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Abolition of the death penalty will end an institution once 'part of the fabric of Virginia'...

The Virginia General Assembly has moved to all but eliminate capital punishment as a sanction for crimes. But it is hard to overstate the atte....

 2021-03-01 01:00 

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WOYM: Column evokes more history, lore on 19th century Roanoke gambling man...

Yelverton Oliver was a colorful and prominent figure in Big Lick, which would later become Roanoke....

 2021-02-28 23:30 

Roanoke Times

Week ahead: It doesn't look all that wet after all...

Monday morning will have some showers blowing through, but they look to be mostly done by mid-morning, if not sooner, followed by some pretty ....

 2021-02-28 17:55 

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Radford businessman gave back to community that made him a success...

Radford businessman George Harvey Sr. had something in common with the actor and humorist Will Rogers, who famously said that he had never met....

 2021-02-28 15:45 

Roanoke Times

Virginia reports 1,736 new COVID-19 cases...

Virginia reported 1,736 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the state's cumulative case total during the pandemic to 576,050, the Virginia Dep....

 2021-02-28 13:30 

Roanoke Times

Christiansburg council to discuss suggestion to end personal property tax...

The council will host a budget work session this Tuesday. Among the items is a discussion on whether the town should eliminate the tax....

 2021-02-28 12:30 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for February 28...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-02-28 11:30 

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Huppert won't seek re-election to Christiansburg council...

He acknowledged that the past year, a period marked by the pandemic, hasn't been easy....

 2021-02-28 11:00 

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Radford discusses pandemic-impacted budget...

The city council was also briefed on a downtown development proposal....

 2021-02-28 10:30 

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A towering responsibility...

A Radford group is building a new home for displaced swifts....

 2021-02-28 05:15 

Roanoke Times

Community: Upcoming exhibit at Art Pannonia coincides with gallery milestone...

Most people wouldn't generally consider April 1 to be an auspicious day. But April 1, 2021, happens to be the 20th anniversary of Art Pannonia....

 2021-02-28 05:15 

Roanoke Times

Community: Montgomery Museum presents art by Auburn Middle School students...

Auburn Middle School's young artists have faced numerous challenges in the 2020-2021 school year. And art has become a way for these students ....

 2021-02-28 04:00 

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Business Intel: New tax preparation office opens in Roanoke...

A new company offering tax preparation services is launching in Roanoke just in time for tax season....

 2021-02-28 04:00 

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Business Intel: Something Else Boutique coming to Valley View Mall...

Something Else Boutique, which sells women's and children's clothing and accessories, is opening a new store at Valley View Mall....

 2021-02-28 03:30 

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Virginia assembly passed dozens of bills addressing coronavirus...

Virginia lawmakers passed more than 500 bills in the 2021 session, and more than two dozen of them directly addressed the problems brought on ....

 2021-02-28 02:30 

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Old infections, new variants complicate Virginia Tech's picture of COVID-19...

As the virus changes, so do numbers and unknowns in the New River Valley....

 2021-02-28 02:30 

Roanoke Times

CASEY: The former 'Capital of the Confederacy' rings a bell for voters' rights...

Virginia's legislature just became the first in the South to enact a voters' rights law that in certain ways mirrors national protections that....

 2021-02-28 02:26 

Roanoke Times

Ferrum man killed in head-on collision in Franklin County...

A Ferrum man was killed in a Saturday morning head-on collision in Franklin County, Virginia State police said....

 2021-02-28 02:26 

Roanoke Times

Virginia legislators OK marijuana legalization to begin in 2024...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates voted Saturday to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when....

 2021-02-28 02:00 

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To eradicate gypsy moths in Southwest Virginia forests, effort focuses on mating season...

The following article is about sex-crazed gypsy moths....

 2021-02-28 00:21 

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Virginia House OKs marijuana legalization to begin in 2024...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates voted Saturday to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when....

 2021-02-28 00:06 

Roanoke Times

Man struck by vehicle, killed in NW Roanoke...

A man was killed after a vehicle struck him Friday night as he was crossing Williamson Road near Woodbury Street in Northwest Roanoke, said Ro....

 2021-02-27 23:15 

Roanoke Times

Del. Chris Hurst's bill opening up criminal investigative files sent to governor...

Law enforcement and prosecutors fought against the proposal, saying they were worried that people may not talk to police if they know informat....

 2021-02-27 22:45 

Roanoke Times

General Assembly passes parole board legislation following additional allegations of wrongdoing...

Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Rockingham, pushing for reforms since the fall, called the legislation headed to Gov. Ralph Northam superficial: "This ....

 2021-02-27 21:10 

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Pedestrian killed in Friday traffic crash in Northwest Roanoke...

A pedestrian was killed after a vehicle struck him Friday night near the crossing of Williamson Road and Woodbury Street in Northwest Roanoke,....

 2021-02-27 16:40 

Roanoke Times

Virginia reports 1,675 new COVID-19 cases...

Virginia reported 1,675 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the state's cumulative case total during the pandemic to 574,314, the Virginia D....

 2021-02-27 13:50 

Roanoke Times

Soggy days ahead prompt flood watch for Sunday-Monday...

A moist winter meets a spring soaker over the next couple of days, and that could lead to some flooding and mudslide concerns in the mountains....

 2021-02-27 13:34 

Roanoke Times

Angela Hill moves to assistant administrator in Montgomery Co....

A certified public accountant, Hill most recently served as the director of finance and chief financial officer and retains the latter job title....

 2021-02-27 13:30 

Roanoke Times

Virginia officer fatally shot during traffic stop in Stanley...

STANLEY, Va. (AP) — A police officer in a Virginia town was shot and killed by a driver during a traffic stop before he could get out of his p....

 2021-02-27 12:30 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for February 27...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-02-27 11:00 

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Hill moves to assistant administrator in Montgomery Co....

She succeeds Carol Edmonds....

 2021-02-27 03:23 

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Va. House and Senate struggle to reach deal on marijuana legalization as end of session nears...

Tensions over a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in Virginia have been brewing for weeks, and as of Friday evening, with a just hou....

 2021-02-27 01:54 

Roanoke Times

Lynchburg police officer placed on restricted duty after fatally shooting dog during standoff...

A Lynchburg police officer was placed on restricted duty Friday after shooting and killing a dog while attempting to take a man into custody f....

 2021-02-27 01:50 

Roanoke Times

Raises included in the Bedford County School Board fiscal year 2022 budget...

The budget prioritizes salary increases, one-to-one devices for students, flexible learning spaces and student wellness....

 2021-02-27 01:08 

Roanoke Times

House and Senate struggle to reach deal on marijuana legalization as end of session nears...

Tensions over a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in Virginia have been brewing for weeks, and as of Friday evening, with a just hou....

 2021-02-27 00:20 

Roanoke Times

Watch Now: More students in Roanoke region, New River Valley struggle during pandemic-forced virtual learning...
 2021-02-27 00:00 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke County forms board after autumn McAfee Knob towing controversy...

A towing spree at a popular hiking destination last October caused a flurry of citizen complaints, and the creation of a Roanoke County Towing....

 2021-02-26 23:30 

Roanoke Times

Schools in Roanoke, New River valleys see increase in failing grades during virtual learning...

Schools are using this data and other assessments to provide targeted instruction and additional support to students. Many divisions plan to i....

 2021-02-26 23:27 

Roanoke Times

Post-holiday COVID surge leads to higher death counts this week...

Virginia reported high death counts this week, a result of January's peak cases leading to both a lag in recording deaths and to people dying ....

 2021-02-26 22:18 

Roanoke Times

Community: Hahn Garden opens call for artists for "Simply Elemental"...

Organizers of "Simply Elemental," the annual outdoor art exhibit at the Hahn Horticulture Garden at Virginia Tech, have issued a call for arti....

 2021-02-26 15:52 

Roanoke Times

Elliston man charged in connection with Jan. 6 Capitol riot, court records say...

Authorities have charged an Elliston-area man with participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, court papers said....

 2021-02-26 13:52 

Roanoke Times

WATCH NOW: Bristol School Board to consider suing over COVID crowd limits on high school football games...

Bristol, Virginia's School Board is considering a legal challenge of Gov. Ralph Northam's crowd limitation for high school football games....

 2021-02-26 12:56 

Roanoke Times

WATCH NOW: Virginia's winter tornadoes are less frequent but just as dangerous...

RICHMOND — Virginia lawmakers demanded answers Wednesday from Gov. Ralph Northam's administration and the state's government watchdog agency f....

 2021-02-26 12:30 

Roanoke Times

Roanoke neighbors: Obituaries for February 26...

Read through the obituaries published today in Roanoke Times....

 2021-02-26 05:00 

Roanoke Times

Giving: Campaign brings in $33,000 for Greenfield programs...

A December fundraising campaign has added $33,000 to the coffers of Botetourt County's Historic Greenfield Plantation....

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