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Vinton, VA
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Vinton Breakfast Lions recognizes community service, installs new officers

The Vinton Breakfast Lions Club held its annual awards dinner and installed new officers for 2017-2018 at the Vinton War Memorial on August 3. Lion...

Vinton Planning Commission considers flea market at Colonial Downs location

The Vinton Planning Commission met on August 3 to consider a request from Andrew (“Ty”) Braxton for a Special Use Permit to operate a...

Faded Travelers band to release debut album at Twin Creeks’ Creekfest 2017

August 19 will be a red-letter day for the Faded Travelers band, Twin Creeks Brewing Co. and the Town of Vinton. Faded Travelers will...

Oltmanns realizes dream to open consignment shop in downtown Vinton

Heather Oltmanns is the mother of five so she has quite a bit of experience in purchasing clothes for children. She said that for years...

Vinton students learn fire-fighting/team-building basics at Character Academy

Roanoke County Fire and Rescue and the Fire Marshal’s Office sponsored their 13th annual Character Academy on July 26-28 to enable students to experience...

Roland E. Cook Lofts open in historic Vinton building

The Roland E. Cook Lofts in Vinton opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 20. This was the end of a process which began...

Vinton Magazine features a town ‘Clicking on All Cylinders’

In 2011 Julie Mayer was new to her job as an account executive for “The Roanoker Magazine,” published by Leisure Media 360. Angie Chewning...

National Night Out scheduled for August 1 at War Memorial

The annual National Night Out celebration sponsored by the Vinton Police Department is scheduled for Tuesday, August 1, at the Charles R. Hill Senior...

Macado’s Restaurant project gets under way in Vinton

Renovations are now under way to redevelop the former Vinton Library on Washington Avenue into a full -service Macado's Restaurant over the course of...

Synthetic turf field being installed at William Byrd stadium

A synthetic field surface is being installed this summer at the William Byrd High School stadium. The contractor for the project is FieldTurf USA. Director...

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