Roanoke’s new budget unlikely to increase taxes

April 8, 2016 by  

Roanoke increased one fee and two taxes last year, so the news that the upcoming budget will probably not include any more increases will be [Read more]

Norfolk Avenue may be one-way in future

March 18, 2016 by  

Amtrak will provide service to Roanoke in 2017, according to the railroad’s current plans

In order to accommodate the [Read more]

Restaurateur opening cafe in Roanoke

February 21, 2016 by  

Jean Saade, known as ‘Jano’ to most people, is about to reopen his signature restaurant, Cafe Jano.

Saade opened and ran Cafe Jano in [Read more]

Roanoke welcomes fondue restaurant

January 29, 2016 by  

Roanoke foodies will soon have a new place to try, when the restaurant La Petite Fondue opens.

This will be the first fondue restaurant in [Read more]

Kayak launch site could create interest in Roanoke River blueway

December 25, 2015 by  

The Roanoke River was described as an “industrial drainage ditch” by U.S. Representative Bob Goodlatte, when he and others gathered beside the river on December 14 to discuss plans for a kayak launch that would be located near [Read more]

Roanoke to have new apartments downtown

November 24, 2015 by  

Roanoke developer John Garland, who has renovated several buildings downtown, is getting set to transform another old [Read more]

Roanoke’s Hollins University developing scholarship

October 21, 2015 by  

Hollins University, located in Roanoke, will honor the memory of playwright Brandon DuMonde by establishing a $10,000 scholarship in her name.

Officials made the [Read more]

Top Roanoke police officials to meet public

September 25, 2015 by  

Sheriff Tim Allen and Police Chief Chris Perkins – Roanoke’s top two law enforcement officers – will be meeting with members of [Read more]

Roanoke welcomes one-stop medical shop

August 30, 2015 by  

Carilion Clinic is taking over the Ukrop’s grocery location on Franklin Road, and turning into a one-stop shop where patients can [Read more]

Roanoke to get long-awaited pizza place

July 17, 2015 by  

After waiting nearly a year for its zoning request to be approved, owners of the Mellow Mushroom have the go-ahead to actually start building the highly-anticipated restaurant.

Even though the news is welcome, no exact date has [Read more]

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