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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Vinton celebrates downtown revitalization project with ribbon cutting

  The Town of Vinton celebrated the re-opening of the downtown area at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 29 at the Farmers’ Market stage. The...

Town Council recognizes Police Dept. award winners

Vinton Police Chief Tom Foster and Deputy Chief Fabricio Drumond, assisted by Lt. Glenn Austin, presented Police Department awards for 2016 at the Vinton...

William Byrd Air Force JROTC holds annual awards ceremony

  The William Byrd High School Air Force JROTC held its 11th annual “Dining Out and Awards Ceremony” on April 27 at Thrasher Memorial United...

William Byrd After Prom another stunning success

William Byrd High School held its prom on April 8 at the Hotel Roanoke. Immediately following the prom, beginning at midnight, the PTSA sponsored...

School Board recognizes WBHS swimmer Khalil Fonder, passes 2017-18 budget

William Byrd High School junior Khalil Fonder was recognized by the Roanoke County School Board at its meeting on March 30 for winning state...

Library sponsors ‘meet and greet’ with local inspirational writers

The Vinton Public Library hosted a “meet and greet” with five local writers on April 8 in observation of National Library Month. Authors Mary Clark...

Vinton Baptist forms Artist Guild with silk Easter banners as first project

  Dr. Chris Monroe, Associate Senior Pastor at Vinton Baptist Church, attended a conference last summer where the leader had created huge banners for a...

Vinton Town Council reviews proposed budget for 2017-2018

  Vinton Town Manager Barry Thompson and Finance Director Anne Cantrell presented an overview of the budget they are proposing for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 at...

Chewning attends memorial for Reynolds, Fisher

  Entertainer Debbie Reynolds, “America’s Sweetheart,” passed away on December 28 just one day after the death of her daughter, author and actress Carrie Fisher...

Entrepreneurs fine tune community workshop venture in Gauntlet program

  Michelle and Gray Craig signed up for a class at Woodcraft in Roanoke several months ago— just for fun. He has always had a...