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Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Healthy(ish) Blueberry Muffins

Have an abundance of blueberries in your fridge? Try Jessica's homemade healthy muffins made with ricotta instead of butter and sugar! more »

Jul 11, 2014 , Behind the Page


RVSPCA Furry Friday: Fern

Looking for a chatty lovebug who wants to sit in your lap and purr to her heart's content? Meet Fern at the RVSPCA today! more »

Jul 11, 2014 Behind The Page

The Roanoke Valley’s Top 100 Realtors

A salute to the highest-volume real estate agents in 2013. more »

Jul 3, 2014 Best Of

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Festive Brownie Bites

Armed with boxed brownie mix, a can of cream cheese frosting, red food coloring, and fruit, Jessica made Festive Brownie Bites! more »

Jul 3, 2014 , Behind The Page

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Ask the Experts: Top 10 Tips for Homeowners

When should you replace your roof? How can you conserve energy? Our home experts have the answers to these questions and more to help you get your home looking and functioning at its best. more »

Jul 3, 2014 Home & Garden

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Four Fabulous Family Spaces

Four Special Rooms Ideal To Dwell With Loved Ones. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Home & Garden

The Flavor: Chef Jim Fischer, Shula's 347 Grill

For Chef Jim Fischer, seeing his Shula’s 347 customers happy makes his career choice worthwhile. Bonus: enjoy a delicious recipe for a Rockfish Filet with Pineapple-Mango Salsa! more »

Jul 1, 2014 Departments

Jessica Wright

The Wannabe Chef: Greek Turkey Burgers

These yummy Greek turkey burgers. They’re chock full of good-for-you stuff – red onion, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and feta – and topped with a refreshing yogurt sauce. more »

Jul 1, 2014 , Behind The Page

Alaina Girani, Patrick Henry High School, GPA 4.32, Division I college scholarship in lacrosse, mission trip to Costa Rica: “I have been lucky enough, through mission trips and other opportunities, to find that my passion in life is … to help others.”

Dan Smith

The Brainiacs: A Glimpse Into The Future

The enthusiasm, hope and optimism of the group of “Brainiacs” considered for this look at Roanoke's Class of 2014 is expressed best when they answered the question: "How would you like to use your intelligence and skills in the future?" more »

Jun 30, 2014 Features

Maddie Price stood on a crate to wait on customers when she was 6.

Dan Smith

The Brainiacs - Maddie Price, "There Was No Time to Grieve"

Cathy Price thought her husband of 32 years “had just fallen down. When I turned him over, I knew.” A rare heart condition took him two years ago and left her with four children and a convenience store. more »

Jun 30, 2014 Features

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