As school systems grapple with the best ways to protect health and safety, they are also considering how the economic turmoil will affect students and their families.They fear it could mean a major increase in the number of homeless students.
Harold Mitchell wasn't a professional musician, but his passion for bluegrass and old-time music kept him at center stage. The longtime master of ceremonies at the Old Fiddlers Convention in Galax died early Wednesday. He was 82.
Kenny Harper spent most of his life helping others. His devoted more than 35 years to Roanoke Emergency Medical Services. Next week, his friends and family are honoring that commitment, with a blood drive in his memory.
Martin Jeffrey is running for Roanoke Mayor and says we need to do more to address drug addiction and mental health issues. Thursday morning, he drew on his family’s experience as he made that case to reporters.