Mason Adams

How did a $6 million coin end up in Roanoke? Or did it? more

Sep 13, 2016 2:44 PM Features

The Virginia mountains are full of fun. And a few genuine challenges as well. Let's go. more

May 20, 2016 10:01 AM LifeOutside

It's not just the Star and's history, rec and much more too. more

Feb 9, 2016 10:58 AM Features


John Wimmer

Hike or bike, ride of rumble - here's the checklist. more

Sep 2, 2015 4:12 PM LifeOutside

We profile six great towns, with details on outdoor to-do’s, competitions, nightlife and cool overnights from rustic to ‘luxe. more

Jul 28, 2015 10:34 AM LifeOutside

New technology and evolving standardization is transforming the healthcare industry, but the Roanoke Valley's regional providers continue to work on improving the patient experience, too. more

Jan 26, 2015 9:09 AM Newcomers

What better day with the family than a day outside. Especially in the Roanoke metro area, where outdoor treasures not only abound, but are all easy to get to. Here are 10 ideas for your family. more

Jan 14, 2015 3:03 PM Features

Bob Goodlatte

Photo by David Hungate

The polite, mild-mannered 40-year husband and father has deployed considerable shrewdness, horsepower and influence in placing himself among the most powerful men in Congress. more

Nov 4, 2014 3:45 PM Features

The 2009 Stimulus Act fired $51 million toward a “shovel-ready” renovation project in Roanoke, but a lack of aim contributed to massive cost overruns. more

Aug 26, 2014 2:29 PM Features

Cyber Security: What to Do, What’s Not Necessary

iStock photography / ed bock

Recent events like the Target breach and the Heartbleed scare have increased both awareness and wariness about the safety of communications and purchases on our computers. more

Jul 2, 2014 2:57 PM Features

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