Nelson Harris

Interstate 581 turns 50 this year, with many of those years overcoming controversy and hurdles to connect different areas of the region. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:22 PM Departments


The Historical Society of Western Virginia; The Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

The Roanoke region was undergoing changes 100 years ago. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:11 PM Features


George Davis images courtesy Roanoke City Library Virginia Room

Long an important link between the Hollins area and northwest city, the roadway was extended to Brandon Avenue in 1996. more

Oct 30, 2017 2:31 PM Departments


Molly Koon

A main artery of southwest Roanoke County began as an agricultural necessity. more

Aug 28, 2017 1:16 PM Departments


Courtesy Salem Museum

The city’s primary street has undergone many changes, with more on the horizon. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:32 PM Departments


Courtesy of the Roanoke City Library Virginia Room

The key roadway to a once-prominent western suburb of Roanoke shows signs of returning to its former glory. more

May 3, 2017 4:15 PM Departments

The roadway has been the site of change and growth for all of its existence, and that trend continues today, especially in the Tanglewood Mall area. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:45 PM Departments


George Davis Photo Courtesy Roanoke City library Virginia room

Let's take a look back at Grandin Road and its growth over the years. more

Jan 24, 2017 10:59 AM Departments

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