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As we near the Memorial Day holiday, one group in Roanoke got an early start honoring the troops. This is a Blue Star Memorial dedication ceremony at The Garden Center on Colonial Avenue. Veterans from all over the region enjoyed the festivities....
The Lynchburg Symphony is losing both its longtime music director and its general manager. Founder Bruce Habitzruther retired last week after serving as music director and conductor since the symphony began 30 years ago. General manager Deirdre...
It was all about the babies today in the Roanoke Valley. Hundreds came out to the Salem Civic Center to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the March of Dimes. This year's goal is to raise $120,000. This year, UnitedHealthCare of Roanoke donated 10-...
The University of Virginia is opening a center focused on the assessment and treatment of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The university says that rather than approach the disorder as a problem to be fixed, the Children's...
Scientists say they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists survived harsh conditions by resorting to cannibalism. On Wednesday, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and...
ReporterIt's lunch hour on Campbell Avenue, and Maestro David Stewart Wiley is at the piano. He's playing American classics for an audience in The Green Room at 128 East Campbell, the performance and meeting space in the Roanoke Symphony's new digs downtown....
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reporterFincastle Presbyterian Church has been raising its voice for years, centuries, in fact. The church is celebrating its 250th anniversary. "It was in 1763 that two Presbyerian meeting houses combined to form the Fincastle congregation," explains Reverend...
A 5th grade teacher from Pearisburg and a 9th and 10th grade teacher from Washington County were presented with $25,000 and international trips as recipients of the 14th annual McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence. Pamela J. MacDonald and Steve Ahn...
Liberty University pledges $500,000 matching gift to restore historic Lynchburg Academy of Music TheatreThe Academy of Fine Arts and Liberty University announced an initial $500,000 matching gift from the university to help with restoring the historic Academy of Music Theatre in Lynchburg. The pledge is in response to the campaign announced by the Academy...
WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistA student organization at Virginia Tech, Good to the Bone, is hosting Be the Match Bone Marrow Registration Drive on Wednesday, April 10th in Torgersen Hall (1100) at 620 Drillfield Drive on campus. Now you can take the first step to save a life by...
WDBJ 7 Anchor/ReporterMany children struggle with disorders like autism, ADHD and dyslexia. Now a clinic that's opened in Roanoke is offering a treatment option for them. Connections Achievement and Therapy Center started in Charlottesville, and now has an office in...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA new campaign is underway to raise money for the restoration of an historic theater in Lynchburg. The Academy of Fine Arts announced Thursday morning a $16.6-million campaign to return the Academy of Music Theatre to its original décor while making...
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