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Fairburn Drive at Christmas

David Hungate

Here’s a look at just a few spots to get you ready for the season. Think your holiday decorations are better? Send us your photos for a chance top have them featured online or in a future issue! more

Oct 31, 2012 4:23 PM Home & Garden

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David Hungate

Who knew that in addition to offering a broad variety of plants at great prices, the Salem VA Medical Center also uses its plantings as job training for veterans. more

Mar 15, 2012 12:00 AM , Home & Garden 2 Comments

Home staging came to the Roanoke Valley a bit later than to larger metropolitan areas with huge housing inventories, but sprucing up property to catch the eyes of potential buyers has now become so routine, it is practically a requirement. more

Oct 1, 2010 12:00 AM Home & Garden

The Roanoke Valley offers a wide variety of real estate options, from downtown condos to four-square homes on wide tree-lined city streets and pristine new-style single family developments sprinkled along hillsides once devoted to agriculture. more

Mar 9, 2010 12:00 AM Home & Garden

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Douglas Miller

While developers are creating the faux traditional neighborhoods in the style of Disney's town of Celebration, the real things are deteriorating or fighting for their lives. more

Sep 1, 2005 12:00 AM , Home & Garden

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Douglas Miller

It’s a second-generation love affair. Follow the family history of the 35 acres and spacious house, one of the valley’s original homes by the famous Deyerle brother builders. more

Jul 1, 2005 12:00 AM , Home & Garden