Newcomers

FREE DIGITAL EDITION: The Roanoker magazine's 2020 Insiders & Newcomers Guide, "Valley Life"

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Courtesy of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Whether you prefer a busy city lifestyle or a more laidback setting, the Valley has the perfect neighborhood for you. Welcome home! Read more

Neighborhoods

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Courtesy of Roanoke City Public Schools

Technical programs and apprenticeships give students early peeks at possible careers. Read more

Education

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Roger Gupta

A thriving arts and culture scene – from art and opera to festivals and storytelling – puts Roanoke on the map as the place to be in Southwest Virginia. Read more

Arts & Culture

Navigating health care can be tricky. Here are a few tips from the leading facilities in our region. Read more

Healthcare

Health care, manufacturing and recreation are top-performing industries in the Valley. Read more

Newcomers

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Sam Dean

From beginners to experts, our region offers some of the best outdoor activities in the country. Read more

Recreation

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Courtesy of Unleashed LLC

Stock your pantry, outfit your wardrobe and score unique gifts with these locally made products. Read more

Shopping

Whether preparing for or already in retirement, our region’s living facilities and broad-based programs will keep you fully engaged. Read more

Retirement