Latest Roanoke metropolitan area Stories

2008-07-19 03:00:25

Northside High grad Andy Reaser, son of Salem High band director Dennis Reaser, moved to Los Angeles, hoping to break into show business with his writing.

2008-07-19 03:00:21

By Neil Harvey neil.harvey@roanoke.com 981-3340 Fire destroyed an automobile and left a Southwest Roanoke County family of four temporarily homeless Wednesday night, officials said. According to Capt. Brian Witt of Roanoke County Fire and Rescue, a vehicle fire broke out about 9 p.m.

2008-07-17 03:00:33

By Anna L.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Tim Thornton, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 16--NARROWS -- Danny Melvin was playing pool in Blacksburg on Sunday night when he got the call. Riverview Campground was flooding. There was a smell like diesel fuel in the air.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Cody Lowe, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 14--MONETA -- Developer Trey Park has agreed to a dozen additional restrictions on his proposed LakeWatch Spa and Resort following negotiations with a group that sued him and the Franklin County Board of Supervisors.

2008-07-10 09:01:28

By Nona Nelson, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 10--THURSDAY, JULY 10 Something's fishy In a rut with fish? Learn some new ways to prepare tasty dishes from this very healthy food. Where: The Gourmet Pantry, 401 South Main St., Blacksburg When: 6 p.m.

2008-07-10 06:00:42

By Pete Dybdahl pete.dybdahl@roanoke.com 981-3376 The superintendent of Salem schools, Alan Seibert, got a new four- year contract and a raise Tuesday night.

2008-07-09 06:00:34

That old storm door that rattles when the wind blows, that bit of sunlight peeking through the window air-conditioner mounting, the little hole in the wall next to the switch plate left from your last home repair: They're all telling you something. Your house is leaking air.

2008-07-08 06:00:19

By Neil Harvey neil.harvey@roanoke.com 981-3340 Botetourt County fire crews and the Department of Forestry worked late Thursday night to control a brush fire. The fire is on a mountain in Buchanan, according to a dispatcher with the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office.

2008-07-08 06:00:19

By Amanda Codispoti and Jessica Marcy A wildfire in Botetourt County has burned 505 acres as of Friday night, a spokesman with the U.S. Forest Service said. Ted Coffman of the service said that the fire is burning two miles east of Buchanan on Cove Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest.

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