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Hart

Roanoke Times - McGuire WeddingRoanoke TimesAfter completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an...

Marshall

Roanoke Times - Boatwright WeddingRoanoke TimesGroomsmen were Matthew Lyon, Eric Baldrighi, Matthew Bartley, Sean Lingle, and Robert Turner. Greeters were Annie Poole and .... After...

When judges are judged, tension can follow

WILLIAMSBURG — Virginia is one of two states where judges are elected by legislators, and the resulting tension is evident when it comes to evaluating...

Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms

One online petition started by a conservative group called The American Family Association calls for a boycott of Target stores and already has more than...

Our view: Roanoke's choices

For the three council seats, the Democrats are Freeda Cathcart, Anita Price and Trish White-Boyd; they're facing independents Michelle Dykstra, John Garland and E. Duane...

Pitts: Conservatives lie about history to exonerate conscience

(blog) (blog)Democrats then were split between civil-rights liberals and conservative segregationists. Posted: Monday ..... Yvonne L. Bryant, 77, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on...

Candidates pitch ideas at Radford forum

Harshberger, who has held numerous positions at Virginia Tech and is the director emeritus of its University Leadership Development Program, said that if re-elected, he...

Wilson

Roanoke Times - Prillaman WeddingRoanoke TimesAfter completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an...

Pitts: 'Are you liberal or are you conservative?'

(blog)She was born to John Lewis and Lessie Burris Brown on November 13, 1933, in Roanoke. She is preceded in death by her parents,...

Howell

Roanoke Times- Feldmann WeddingRoanoke TimesAfter completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an M.A.

Longaker Wedding

After completing bachelor's degrees, Francis earned his M.A. in liberal studies from Hollins University, where he is also completing an M.A. in teaching, and Julia...

Deschutes' timeline reflects conservative approach to growth, officials say

She is survived by her son, Kent (Cheryl) Murphy and their children, Brent Murphy and Brice Murphy; daughter, Vicki Austin and her daughter, Whitney; four...

Republican Sen. Bryce Reeves to run for lieutenant governor

There is no principled conservative leadership at the statewide level right now,” he said. .... She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and...

Poles rally at Gdansk shipyard to support Lech Walesa

Thousands of Poles were chanting "We will defend democracy!" and "Lech Walesa!" rallied to protest moves by Poland's three-month-old conservative government that they say undermine...

Thomas: Conservatives should not trust Trump

(blog) (blog)I was not disappointed, or rather I am disappointed that no one who reacted negatively rebutted any of the arguments I, or the...

Boylan

- Niederlehner WeddingRoanoke TimesThe bride was attended by matron of honor, Jessica Ballew, and bridesmaids Casey Doyle, Melinda Hobbs, and Ashton Keffer. Emma Ballew...

Poland opposes Cameron plan to cut migrant welfare benefits

The British Conservative will find much in common with the new conservative leadership in Poland, which is Euroskeptic and does not want to adopt the...

Stackpole

- Carr EngagementRoanoke TimesAndrew is a graduate of Radford University with a Liberal Arts degree. He is employed by Roanoke .... digital agency in...

Sheriff, supervisor and school board races highlight Craig County election

McPherson said he's running despite being beyond retirement age because he's always had some ideas he'd like to implement, and with Davidson retiring, this is...

Names and changes: Business recognitions and promotions for week of Oct. 11, 2015

Virginia Tech announced the following appointments in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences: Douglas Lind, professor and head of the Department of Philosophy;...

HUFFMAN-HOLDINGS WEDDING

Chris Gish, Mark Gish Jr., Hans Musil, Kody Casey, and Evan Connor all served as groomsmen. ..... She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art...

Brown

- Widener WeddingRoanoke TimesJames was also attended by his brother, Mr. Coy Barnes of Lexington, N.C., his brother-in-law, Mr. Ben Bailey of Roanoke, Va.,...

Newell

Roanoke Times - Santos WeddingRoanoke TimesJames was also attended by his brother, Mr. Coy Barnes of Lexington, N.C., his brother-in-law, Mr. Ben Bailey of Roanoke,...

Earle

Roanoke Times - Rackow WeddingRoanoke TimesChris Gish, Mark Gish Jr., Hans Musil, Kody Casey, and Evan Connor all served as groomsmen. ..... She received her...

Ostrom - Smith Engagement : Engagements

Ostrom - Smith Engagement - : EngagementsAndrew is a graduate of Radford University with a Liberal Arts degree. He is employed by Roanoke .... digital...

Dunn

- Burgess WeddingRoanoke TimesShe received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree in 2003, and her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree...

Martin

- Selvey WeddingRoanoke TimesJames was also attended by his brother, Mr. Coy Barnes of Lexington, N.C., his brother-in-law, Mr. Ben Bailey of Roanoke, Va.,...

White House Brief: Things to know about Wisconsin's Walker

Scott Walker rose to national prominence by effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers, confronting them in the state where their main union was...

Brogan-Kingery Wedding

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree in 2003, and her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree in 2009, both from...

Szenes-Stauss

Roanoke Times - Mowles WeddingRoanoke TimesShe received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree in 2003, and her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies...

Roanoke region among races to watch in the fight for control of Virginia Senate

Thompson lost, but she exposed Dance's vulnerabilities back home in Petersburg. Del. Joseph Preston, Dance's successor in the House, gave up his seat in an...

Brockman

Roanoke Times - Hurt WeddingRoanoke TimesHe is the grandson of Wyllene Hellams and the late Robert T. Hellams of Greenwood, S.C., and the late Mr.

Races to watch in the fight for control of the state Senate

Joseph Preston, Dance's successor in the House, gave up his seat in an effort to oust Dance in last week's Senate primary. He, too, had...

Our view: Majority rules?

First, let's set the stage: Virginia was still effectively a one-party state then, that one party being the Democratic Party — then run by conservatives...

Hoopengardner

- Plott WeddingRoanoke TimesBridesmaids were Taylor Fix, cousin of the bride, Mallory Short, Charlotte Johnson, Lauren Gabor, Rachel Severson, Anne Wilson and Amy Scott,...

TAP leader Ted Edlich to retire after 40 years

“Ted is unquestionably the strongest and probably the most comfortable in his skin as an executive director of anyone I've ever seen,” said John Williamson,...

Our view: Should some downloads be faster than others?

We are only weeks away from one of the most important votes of our lifetime, a vote that could change the world (or at least...

Timesland Top 10: Week 3

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Brooks Roth; daughters and sons-in-law, Katherine Roth Riley and Alan Riley and Jane Roth Baugh...

North Cross School transitions to Singapore Math

North Cross School is a college-preparatory day school grounded in a strong liberal arts and science curriculum combined with exceptional co-curricular programs. The academic program,...

New River Valley residents receive degrees from Virginia Tech

Holly Carroll received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Abigail Casey received a Bachelor...

Our view: Caldwell Butler's legacy

In 1958, a young Roanoke lawyer ran for City Council on a platform of using the city's budget surplus to fix up the city's bridges...

Tobacco farmer's long legacy of work imperiled by family split

Though he didn't know it, Sam Witcher was worth nearly $3 million at the time of his death, even with a conservative estimate on the...

WOYM: Franklin County's Syon Abbey shrinks from the spotlight

(blog)When it was under construction in 2005, reporter Mike Allen wrote a very informative story about it. Designed ... The monks of St.