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Guns ‘n’ Hoses: A Growing Tradition

Katie Larrington

In 2004, Gary Hostetter had an idea: Buy game jerseys for Roanoke Express hockey players and then auction them off right after the game, to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Read more

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Little Jerry

Bruce Ingram

It took awhile for it to become clear that Little Jerry – rooster to five hens – is a lover, not a fighter; especially since he bites off the heads of snakes and chases human males out of the yard. Read more

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Fab 5K

Regina Carson

The family dynamics are all about age-group competitiveness and . . . what if Mom beats us! Read more

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Mark Cline

Blake Lipscomb

Foamhenge, monster museums, the largest cast-iron skillet in town and more - here are 10 reasons we love Roadside Artist Mark Cline! (Complete with video of Kong Kong invading the Taubman!) Read more

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Carol Willoughby

David Hungate

These local heroes don’t need the ability to fly faster than a speeding bullet or leap tall buildings in a single bound. Their selfless passion for helping people, bettering the community or rescuing animals surpasses any so-called superpower. Read more

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