Jeffrey K. Wood

Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer is retiring at the end of the 2015 season. Our Digital Publications Editor and VT alum wishes him a fond farewell. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:36 PM Behind the Page

A Taste of Virginia Tech

Courtesy Krista Gallagher and Kris Schoels

A new cookbook has arrived, and it’s just in time for tailgating season. Here's a peak at five select recipes from the book (including two not found in our September/October issue!) more


Nonprofits helping nonprofits: How one organization is calling the community to action in the fight against poverty. more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Local Businesses

Good Guides

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Building Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Volunteering to work with an at-risk child or teenager for as little as four hours a month can make a difference that will last a lifetime. more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Interests

Among the more than 30,000 votes cast in our annual Best of Roanoke reader survey a few random nominations didn’t make the cut in our all-local results. Here are the highlights. more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Best Of

The dream of a place where adults with significant disabilities can come to build friendships and participate in an active community is steadily becoming a reality. more

Mar 1, 2012 12:00 AM Local Businesses

The Quarter Bar

Jeff Wood

Grab your Mardi Gras beads and prepare to spice things up, a taste of the Crescent City has arrived in downtown Roanoke. more

Jul 1, 2011 12:00 AM Dining

We’ve always known about the local specialty. Now the rest of the South is finding out too. more

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Wait, she likes walking into a messy room? Meet Ann Custer, whose passion is regaining control of rooms-gone-wild. more

May 1, 2011 12:00 AM Local Businesses

Roanoke Animal Hospital Veterinarian Mark Finkler, platinum winner for Best Veterinarian in this year’s Best of Roanoke reader’s poll, has seen his share of interesting cases in his nearly 30 years in The Roanoke Valley. more

May 1, 2010 12:00 AM People & Family

A guide to help you quit smoking once and for all. more

Jan 1, 2008 12:00 AM Health

From joint and bone health to mental health, heart health to cancer prevention, we’ve tried to bring you the best advice available on every topic we’ve addressed in our year-long wellness series. Now it’s time to bring it all together. more

Nov 1, 2006 12:00 AM , , Health

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