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Love our fall recipes in the latest Southern Spoonful column? Get the extra recipe for peanut butter pancakes, plus learn how to clean your beloved cast-iron pan! Read more

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Today, much of the Virginia Museum of Transportation’s original collection is mired somewhere in the muddy bottom of the Roanoke River. Read more

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Long known as the cultural hub of Southwest Virginia, Roanoke continues to live up to its reputation as a prominent destination for the arts within the Blue Ridge Mountains. Read more

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This street is still as busy as it was nearly 100 years ago, though with a bit of a facelift since its early 1900s beginning. Read more

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Dan Smith

When you cut down trees for a living, you see a lot of fascinating wood tossed away. Carrie and James Poff decided to put that wood to good use with an unusual business. Read more

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Dan Smith

The STEM Building will be equipped with the latest machinery and technology, as Amy White demonstrates. Read more

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Dan Smith

Care Concierge has your back if you’re old, sick and in need of interpretation. Read more

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FireBreather Media

Shanice Hairston of Salem is achieving national and international goals as an amateur strong (wo)man athlete. Read more

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Ashley Cuoco

What’s the best thing to cook in a cast iron pan? Everything! Read more

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Julianne Rainone / Archival image courtesy of the Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

This street is still as busy as it was nearly 100 years ago, though with a bit of a facelift since its early 1900s beginning. Read more

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Ashley Cuoco

Don’t let the summer slip by without trying these Italian-inspired recipes. Each recipe takes only minutes to prepare, allowing you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the “Tuscan sun” right in your own backyard. Read more

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Britt Ghiroli

Local Salem Red Sox boast first all-female announcing team in pro baseball. Read more

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Jennifer Riales

The Wasena neighborhood is growing fast, with retail and restaurants offering a new spot for Roanokers to spend time. Read more

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Christina Nifong

Woodworking studio uses tools to teach skills — and a sense of self-worth. Read more

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Courtesy of the Virginia Room

Why were bomber planes based along Williamson Road in 1921? Over 1,000 Roanokers went to find out! Read more

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