#Roanoke Valley

Roanoke, VARoanoke Times

5 Bedroom Home in Roanoke - $1,450,000

Privacy, Luxury, Long-Range Views & Acreage! This one-of-a-kind stunning SWCO one owner custom home has it all and includes 20+/- acres. The detailed craftsmanship and unique architectural features are highlighted throughout this 6374+/- SF home. A fabulous spiral staircase, cathedral ceiling, arched doorways and extensive crown molding and marble flooring greet you at the entrance foyer of the home. Home boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 3 half baths, office with wooden built-ins on each side, music room, unimaginable laundry room and large screened in porch that overlooks the Roanoke Valley. A large master suite with tray ceilings, fireplace, jacuzzi whirlpool tub, walk-in closets and heated floor in the master bathroom. Tax assessed value is based on 2.62 AC only; not for 20 Ac.
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Roanoke, VARoanoke Times

Data-driven Hull settles in as leader of Roanoke Regional Partnership

John Hull became fascinated by the stories hidden inside data as a student at Roanoke College. He was writing a paper on Appalachia for a geography class, before census data was widely available in a digitized format. He spent hours in the library digging up demographic, political and economic data on the whole region, down to the county level.
Vinton, VASmith Mountain Eagle

Roanoke Valley Dulcimers will perform Aug. 7 at the Vinton History Museum

The Roanoke Valley Dulcimers will perform on the grounds of the Vinton History Museum, Saturday, Aug. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public. Music selections will include old-time Appalachian and Irish tunes, hymns, folk and more. Enjoy viewing the indoor history exhibits,...
Roanoke, VAwfirnews.com

Retiring Greenways Coordinator Liz Belcher is honored

The Roanoke Valley Greenways Coordinator since that job came into existence in 1996 steps down in a few days. Well-wishers and those Liz Belcher has worked with as the greenway and natural surface trail system grew over the past 25 years celebrated that legacy on Wednesday, as WFIR’s Gene Marrano reports:
Roanoke, VAWSLS

First medical marijuana dispensary coming to Roanoke Valley

SALEM, Va. – The first medical marijuana dispensary in the Roanoke valley held a ribbon-cutting Wednesday. RISE Salem is set to open on West Main Street, and patients who qualify will be able to talk to pharmacists in the store about which products will best benefit their health. Organizers say...
Salem, VAwvtf.org

Roanoke Valley's First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Ready To Open

A medical cannabis dispensary is opening in Salem. RISE, which operates in multiple states, expects to have medication for registered Virginia patients available within a matter of days. Many patients in western Virginia have been buying it at Abingdon-based Dharma Pharmaceuticals. Jack Page founded Dharma, and also serves as RISE’s...
Roanoke, VAWSLS

COVID-19 cases in Roanoke region on the rise among unvaccinated

ROANOKE. Va – More than 60 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Roanoke Valley in the last day. “We are seeing significant increases in COVID-19 activity. And we need everybody to do their part,” said Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts Director Dr. Cnythia Morrow. Morrow said...
Roanoke, VAWSET

Roanoke River named to the Top 10 of Urban Rivers

ROANOKE, Va (WSET) — The Star City has just received another gold star. The Roanoke River has been named by USA Today, as the 3rd Best Urban kayaking river in the nation. "One of the 10 best areas in the country for watersports and paddling," said Alex North with the Roanoke Parks and Rec Dept.