“bridebook” sparks romance

“bridebook” sales director Julie Mayer and wedding photographer Noah Magnifico met at a wedding vendor event in 2013.   Julie Mayer is the sales director for the “The Roanoker “and “bridebook” magazines published by Leisure Media 360. She not only sells ads but develops the customized marketing program and manages the sales team. Noah Magnifico is most recognized as a professional photographer. They essentially met at work at a networking event for local wedding vendors when More...

by Debbie Adams | Published 2 weeks ago

eMessenger for January 26th, 2017

The Vinton Messenger eEdition for Jan. 26 is online! Click the image to the right and the eEdition will open. The staff of the Vinton More...

Fleming comes from behind to gain edge in Conference 24

Terrell Smith hustles after a loose ball. PHOTO BY BRIAN HOFFMAN The William Byrd boys are battling for a high seed and a bye in the Conference 24 tournament as the regular season More...

William Byrd will host 41st annual Big Orange tourney this week

  William Byrd High School will be the site of the 41st annual “Big Orange” wrestling tournament this week. The Big Orange is the longest running tournament of its kind More...

Girls have big one at Fleming Friday

  Byrd’s Kat Stanley scores underneath against Salem. PHOTO BY JIM DEVINNEY The William Byrd girls improved to 12-3 on the season with a dominating win over Staunton More...

Fonder sets swim records at meet, girls take second as a team

Junior Khalil Fonder had a field day, or maybe a “water day,” when the William Byrd swim team competed in the All-Timesland Swim Meet at the Gator Center in Roanoke on Saturday. Fonder, More...

Patterson Stadium will get turf

Last fall’s football “Mud Bowl” with Staunton River is a thing of the past at William Byrd High School. Among improvements to be done to the athletic facilities at Byrd More...

Boys will host William Fleming in Basketball Saturday

The William Byrd boys will play host to William Fleming on Saturday in a big Conference 24 basketball game. The jayvee game More...

Girls Defeat Rockbridge

The William Byrd girls are 9-3 after a 53-38 win at Rockbridge County last Friday. Byrd will have two non-district More...

Mount Pleasant students collect Soup for Seniors

Fourth graders at Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Roanoke County competed to see which of their...

RRHBA presents NAHB Life SPIKE award to Bohon

  Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association (RRHBA) presented Bo Bohon of Bohon Construction his National Association...

RRHBA presents NAHB Life SPIKE award to Bohon

  Roanoke Regional Home Builders Association (RRHBA) presented Bo Bohon of Bohon Construction his National Association...

BASS, Bobby Ray

Bobby Ray “Bob” Bass, 80, of Four Oaks, N.C., died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. Funeral More...

WBMS student wins 2017 Roanoke County Spelling Bee

WBMS eighth grader Adithya Iyer won first place in the Roanoke County District Spelling Bee on February 9. Fifth More...

Mary Baldwin Honors List

Courtney Anderson, Joseph Colo and Cody Hanshaw, all of Vinton, were named to the Fall 2016 Honors List at Mary Baldwin..

WBMS student wins 2017 Roanoke County Spelling Bee

Adithya Iyer, an eighth grader from William Byrd Middle School, has won the 2017 Roanoke County District Spelling Bee, which was..

People, Places and Things 2.2.17

Congrats to Harrison Austin, William Byrd grad! He graduated with honors from the University of Manchester of Science in Medial Virology..

Vinton author Doris Jones to read at library Dragon Party

  Children’s author Doris Jones of Vinton will be reading her new children’s story “The Dragon’s Tale” at the Vinton Public..

Thrasher Memorial UMC hosts Night of Worship concert

  Thrasher Memorial United Methodist Church is hosting a concert on February 26 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Thrasher’s..

Children explore STEM engineering at Vinton Library

Debbie Adams Children’s librarian Patty Kiser started the new year off at the Vinton Library with a STEM engineering activity focused..
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