Roanoke College officials hope having six Fulbright award winners will inspire current and future students

Roanoke College says national and international organizations are starting to take notice after a record six students received a Fulbright award this year. WFIR’S Clark Palmer has more.11-9 Roanoke College Fulbright Wrap -WEB

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Prof: Election results could force Republicans to work with Dems

Following key Democratic victories during last night’s election, a Virginia Tech political professor says it could be time for state Republicans to reach across the aisle. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

11-8 Election Aftermath Wrap-WEB

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Kaine says fixing the individual health insurance market is key to improving healthcare in U.S.

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine

With the healthcare debate in the U.S. still front and center, Democratic U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says improving the individual insurance market is step one. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

9-28 Tim Kaine Health Insurance Wrap-WEB

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Star B-Q organizers say country music has been vital to event’s success.

An event tonight in Salem features BBQ from around the area and up and coming names in country music. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

9-27 Star BQ Wrap-WEB

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Salem Museum exhibit which examines Roanoke College’s relationship with city opens tomorrow.

An exhibit at the Salem Museum showcases Roanoke College’s relationship with the city of Salem, as it celebrates its 175th anniversary. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

9-18 Salem Museum Exhibit Wrap-WEB

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VT Professor says more work needed to improve healthy snack options in schools.

A professor at Virginia Tech says a federal food program aimed at improving snacking habits in schools is not making a substantial impact. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

9-5 VT Federal Snack Research Wrap-WEB

 

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Roanoke County officials say more live events at Splash Valley could translate into successful 2018.

As summer temperatures start falling,attendance numbers at Splash Valley Waterpark have been on the rise. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

9-4 Splash Valley Summer Numbers Wrap-WEB

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Roanoke College officials hope topiary provides school spirit and a lesson in biology

Officials at Roanoke College hope a donation by an alumna will provide school spirit as well as a lesson in biology. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.8-28 Roanoke Topiary Dedication Wrap-WEB

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Bike tour allows residents to stay active, and sample food from restaurants in downtown Roanoke

An event tonight sponsored by Roanoke Parks and Recreation allows residents to sample area food and stay active. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

8-24 Le Tour De Roanoke Wrap-WEB

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Astronomy club hopes eclipse viewing party leads young people to develop interest in science

Members of an astronomy club hope an eclipse viewing party in Roanoke, allows those who attend to understand the significance of the event. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.

8-21 Market Square Eclipse Event Wrap-WEB

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