Dan Smith

The Speed limit for the king and queen of modern Roanoke real estate is still about 90 miles an hour, but they're traveling different lanes these days. more

Sep 13, 2016 9:40 AM Departments

More Roanoke-area families are going out in the morning to fetch the eggs. more

Sep 13, 2016 9:11 AM Features

The hard-driving town manager and doting grandmother eschews publicity to the point of declining to discuss the “good things” she’s helped bring to fruition in Clifton Forge. more

Jun 30, 2016 4:40 PM Departments

Is there a more welcoming space for the family's kids? more

Jun 30, 2016 4:09 PM Features

And it's not just the new community college center coming to Botetourt County. more

Jun 30, 2016 3:55 PM Features

Back in 1986, turning 40 felt, you know, kind of...old. Thirty years later, Roanoke Boomers seem to be making some peace with age. more

May 3, 2016 2:41 PM Departments

Coping with the loss of a loved one is perhaps more difficult than anything else in life. more

May 3, 2016 1:12 PM Features

Get a look at the Quick Strides department featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Life Outside. more

Mar 30, 2016 9:15 AM , , , LifeOutside

Yes, a man can live to be 98 years old, but not often carrying the same convictions and approaches to life he held in elementary school. more

Mar 15, 2016 12:19 PM Departments


David Hungate

Or at least gets a brand new context in Salem. more

Mar 15, 2016 12:05 PM Features


Liz Long

Most of us have pets and we spend the money and time to take care of them. Even if a heck of a lot of them—like us—are too fat. more

Mar 15, 2016 11:48 AM Features

Plus advice, stats, food info, some time with the Black Dog dog, and more. more

Mar 7, 2016 1:08 PM Features

The reputation that the long-time newspaper columnist built for himself here in Roanoke continues to serve him well as an actual lifestyle. more

Feb 11, 2016 2:45 PM Departments

The heartbreaks are often balanced with new closeness. more

Feb 11, 2016 2:26 PM Features

Miss Virginia of 30 years ago maintains the verve and energy that made her one of the most popular Miss Virginia winners ever. more

Nov 4, 2015 8:17 AM Departments

Junius Crowgey is no longer a tri-athlete, but he’s still quite active at 91. more

Sep 10, 2015 3:14 PM Departments


Dan Smith

The new way to meet people has completely changed over the years. more

Sep 10, 2015 11:14 AM Features


Dan Smith

Crystal Wilkes has caught the paddling bug. more

Sep 2, 2015 3:56 PM LifeOutside

See what our December '86 cover models are up to these days! more

Jul 10, 2015 10:09 AM Departments

Meet Tim Strawn, whose racquet stringing business has gone worldwide. more

Jul 10, 2015 9:43 AM Departments

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