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Tyler Godsey

How music therapy helps our emotions and physical health. more

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Laura Wade

Cognitive fitness can be improved by using evidence-based techniques that exercise the brain. Fit Learning Salem offers accelerated learning programs to help learners succeed. more

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Organizations are making an effort to become more inclusive for those with disabilities. more

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Anne Sampson

History, natural beauty and fun activities make Natural Bridge a great place to spend a day. more

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George Davis, courtesy of the Roanoke Public Library’s Virginia Room

Crowds thronged downtown to view what was billed as the largest Christmas parade in Roanoke’s history. Twenty minutes before the parade commenced, tragedy struck. more

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Liz Long

As president of Junior League of Roanoke Valley, Susan Stanley-Zahorchak is leading the charge for positive change in the region. more

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Julianne Rainone

In its heyday, Crossroads Mall was a shopping marvel. more

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Julianne Rainone / Courtesy of The Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

What once housed the largest drugstore in the Roanoke Valley is now home to a thriving workspace community. more

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These local artists are creating far more than pretty accessories. more

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Becky Ellis

The Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program offers new opportunities for its students. more

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Dr. Cynda Ann Johnson retires after creating an outstanding legacy in her field. more

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Courtesy of National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress

Photographs of children in Norwich were a critical part of the national crusade to abolish child labor at the beginning of the last century. more

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Liz Long

Ellie Rigby, Executive Director at Renovation Alliance, finds immense reward in helping the community through her work. more

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Anne Sampson

Buchanan delivers gorgeous views and outdoor living with a small town vibe. more

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Liz Long

For thrill-seeker Stephanie McKinney, the career of flight nurse is near-perfect with its challenges. more

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