Vinton Relay for Life vows ‘Cancer – Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere’

  Twenty-five teams organized for the Vinton Relay for Life event including the William Byrd High School Service Learning Leadership Team. The 2017 Vinton Relay for Life was held this year at the Vinton War Memorial on May 5 due to renovations at the William Byrd High School track. Luminaries were lit around the Veterans High Ground Monument and the perimeter of the parking lot at the War Memorial in a moving and spectacular display honoring cancer survivors and those who have lost the battle More...

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Terriers waste another strong pitching effort in 1-0 loss to Northside

  Macon Hale takes a pitch on the elbow in last week’sgame at Lord Botetourt. PHOTO BY BRIAN HOFFMAN Byrd catcher Bryce Mullen stretches to catch a throw to theplate More...

Girls hope softball win over NS is sign of brighter days ahead

  Alexis West makes a running catch in the outfield for Byrd.PHOTO BY BILLY POWELL The William Byrd softball team had a busy schedule in the past week, playing six games More...

Conference 24 tennis tourneys are this week

  Conference 24 play begins this week for the William Byrd boys and girls tennis teams. The William Byrd girls are the second seed in the tournament, and they had a first More...

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Good times at Cosmo

  The victorious William Byrd Junior Division 4×400 relay team takes the top step at theCosmo Track Meet Saturday. Bottom row, left to right, is Kiely Fletcher and Evie More...

Vikings edge Byrd boys as late rally fall short

  William Byrd’s Jake Barker(#13) PHOTO BY JIM DEVINNEY The William Byrd boys soccer team is back at .500 after losing a heartbreaker to Northside on Tuesday. The More...

Baseball Alumni unveils plaques recognizing Home Run champs, deceased Terriers

Right is Home Run Derby Champ Jon Michael Zimmerman and current head coach Neil Zimmerman with new Terrier baseball board More...

Ferrum’s Bailey Earns Berth in NCAA Div. III Men’s Golf Championships

  Ferrum College senior and William Byrd High School graduate Brandon Bailey will get to extend his collegiate More...

Vinton Chamber welcomes Robbins Nest Antiques

It’s worth a trip to the newly opened Robbins Nest Primitives and Antiques shop in Vinton...

Gauntlet awards ceremony

Entrepreneurs in Roanoke County and Botetourt County have competed in The Advancement Foundation’s Third Annual Gauntlet...

Lancerlot offers free health lectures in May

  The Lancerlot Sports Complex on Vinyard Road in Vinton continues to offer free health lectures...

Owen, Bruce William

[ad_1]   Bruce William Owen, 78, died peacefully at his home in Annapolis, Maryland, on April 20.  He More...

Smith, Louis Edward

[ad_1]   Louis Edward Smith, 83, of Eagle Rock passed away Sunday, April 30. He was preceded in death by his..

Obituaries – May 4th, 2017

[ad_1] LAYNE, Robert E. Robert Eugene “Ron” Layne, 61, of Roanoke died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home following a..

William Byrd bands perform Spring Concert, participate in Dogwood Festival

Graduating seniors in the band traditionally receive Jefferson Cups at the Spring Concert. William Byrd High More...

Junior League brings Spring Fling to Herman L. Horn Elementary School

Herman L. Horn Elementary School celebrated the season with a Spring Fling on the evening of April 7. The event was..

Cundiff and HLH show off their STEM projects

  STEM is a curriculum based on integrating science, technology, engineering, and math in real world applications— even in elementary school—..

Faded Travelers band releases new recording, will headline at Harvester in April

  The Faded Travelers band has just released a new EP recording entitled “Hand Tooled” featuring their newest single, “Days of..

Lynn Haven hosting Community Sunrise Service

  Lynn Haven Baptist Church at 1501 E. Washington Avenue, Vinton, will host its annual Community Easter Sunrise Service at 6:45..

Vinton Cub Scout Pack 235 holds annual Blue and Gold Banquet

Vinton’s Cub Scout Pack 235 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet on February 25 in the old fellowship hall at..