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FREE DIGITAL EDITION: The Roanoker magazine's 2021 Insiders & Newcomers Guide, "VBR Life"

Thinking of relocating the to valley? Browse the FREE digital edition of our 2021 Insider’s & Newcomer’s Guide today!

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Courtesy of Wasena Creative/Pedro Vega Jr.

Area shops reflect the region’s connection to the outdoors, wellness and the arts. Read more

Shopping

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Courtesy of Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

In Virginia’s Blue Ridge, it’s not only exercise, but a lifestyle. Read more

Recreation

These retirees slipped right into the culture of Virginia’s Blue Ridge because it was important to them to find the right way to do it. Read more

Retirement

Regardless of who’s working to improve business, working together has been proved to be productive. Read more

Newcomers

Learn more about the health care options provided provided by Carilion Clinic, LewisGale Regional Health System and the Salem VA Medical Center. Read more

Healthcare

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Courtesy of Roanoke City Public Schools

How students and teachers are overcoming the obstacles of COVID-19 for education in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Read more

Education

The wide variety of neighborhoods in Virginia’s Blue Ridge creates attractive options for just about everybody. Read more

Neighborhoods

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Courtesy of Roanoke Parks and Recs | Sam Dean

The cultural scene in Virginia’s Blue Ridge has something for everyone. Read more

Arts & Culture