Latest Roanoke metropolitan area Stories

2011-05-17 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Roanoke River, stretching nearly 410 miles from Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains to North Carolina's Albemarle Sound, was named among the "Top 10" Most Endangered Rivers in the United States by the nationwide advocacy group on the American Rivers Association today. The designation was prompted by a threat posed by the proposal to lift Virginia's 30-year ban on uranium mining with the first uranium mine and mill planned in the Roanoke...

2011-05-03 20:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management (APM) software and consulting solutions, hosted more than 450 people at the opening reception of Meridium Conference 2011 this evening at the company's newly renovated global headquarters building in downtown Roanoke, Virginia USA.

2011-01-26 08:03:00

ROANOKE, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business and the Roanoke Times will gather the region's key business and workforce development leaders on January 26 to talk about 2011 job growth forecasts for the Roanoke Valley region.

2010-10-06 09:31:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's (RCC) five cement terminals were honored last week for reaching a combined 50 years without a lost time accident.

2010-08-26 09:15:00

TROUTVILLE, Va., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roanoke Cement Company's Front Royal terminal was honored last month by parent company, Titan America, LLC for its outstanding safety record. The terminal, located three hours north of Roanoke in Front Royal, VA, has been injury-free for 10 years.

Word of the Day
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)