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Roanoke (Roanoke, Virginia)

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  • Roanoke County History

    Founded: 1838 History:   Roanoke County was established by the Virginia Legislature. It was named Roanoke County because of the Roanoke River passing through the area. During early settlement Roanoke had many trains passing through this area. Later,...
  • Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14

    Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14
    It's probably a good idea to catch Philly's Reading Rainbow (Rob Garcia, vocals and guitar, Sarah Everton, drums and vocals, and Al Creedon, guitar) at the Elm City Popfest at BAR in New Haven on Sept. 14 or the following night at the Iron Horse Music...
  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Police say Franklin Co. deputy kills ex-wife in Roanoke and wounds a state trooper on I-81

    Police say Franklin Co. deputy kills ex-wife in Roanoke and wounds a state trooper on I-81
    A woman and Virginia State trooper were shot in two separate incidents that occurred about 20 minutes apart.  Police say Franklin County deputy Jonathan Ashley Agee, age 32 of Boones Mill, shot his ex-wife, Jennifer Louise Agee, at the Sheetz on...
  • Saturday's 4/28 local sports calendar (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Baseball Norfolk State at William and Mary (doubleheader), 1 VCU at Old Dominion, 6 Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament’s third day (at City Stadium in Lynchburg): TBA, 11 a.m. TBA, 3 p.m. TBA, 7 Softball Hampton at Coppin State...
  • WEEK 4 SCORES - September 14,2012

    WEEK 4 SCORES - September 14,2012
    WEEK 4                       E.C. Glass 17, William Fleming 13   Franklin County 33, Magna Vista 30     Heritage 44, Halifax County 12  Patrick Henry 35, Blacksburg 13   George Washington 45, Churchland 14      Alleghany 36, Bath County 7  Salem...
  • WEEK 5 SCORES - September 21, 2012

    WEEK 5 SCORES - September 21, 2012
    WEEK 5          R.J. Reynolds, NC 14, William Fleming 14 Franklin County 28, Bassett 7 Halifax County 38, Martinsville 16 Patrick Henry 55, Patriot 6 Lake Taylor 21, George Washington 0 Cave Spring 35, Alleghany 2 Blacksburg 11, Lord Botetourt 0 Salem...
  • WEEK 6 SCORES - September 28, 2012

    WEEK 6 SCORES - September 28, 2012
    WEEK 6Salem 31, William Fleming 6 Christiansburg 31, Franklin County 28 Magna Vista 34, Halifax County 28 George Washington 41, Southampton 0 Alleghany 47, James River 23 William Byrd 58, Glenvar 34      Tunstall  35, Staunton River 7 Heritage...
  • WEEK 3 SCORES -- September 7

    WEEK 3 SCORES -- September 7
    WEEK 3          Chilhowie 27, Abingdon 26 Rustburg    49, Alleghany 38    East Hardy, WV 41, Auburn    3 Brookville 41, William Byrd 20 Liberty Christian    53, Brunswick 14   Brunswick Academy 35, Roanoke Catholic 14 Bath Co. 24,  Buffalo Gap 13   ...
  • Friday's high school football scores

    FRIDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 59, Warwick 7 Woodside 42, Menchville 3 Lafayette 49, Brunswick 12 Park View (South Hill) 35 Jamestown 28 OT Granby 45, Great Bridge 9 Western Branch 27, Norcom 13 Hampton Roads Academy 34, Chincoteague 7 Bishop Sullivan...
  • Hampton, Fort Monroe contend for veterans care center

    Hampton, Fort Monroe contend for veterans care center
    State officials planning to build a veterans care center employing upward of 500 people are eyeing just two locations for the project: Fort Monroe and a former state school for disabled pupils. While lobbying for former Virginia School property,...