Evan Jones

The ribbon is cut — now The Patrick Henry has about three weeks to get ready for the first tenants to move in.   The person charged with finding tenants for the restored historic building is about to undertake an entirely new and virtually unique responsibility when it opens next month. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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There is a big day ahead at the former Patrick Henry Hotel.  A ribbon-cutting for the renovated building is scheduled this morning at 10:00, followed by an open house from 11:00 to 2:00. The first residents are expected to move in next month —  and so is the building’s first retail tenant. News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones has that side of the story.

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It’s been just over two weeks since Roanoke Valley libraries started offering electronic versions of many books, and the early results seem clear. As News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones reports, some of the e-books already have big backups.

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Summer officially arrives this afternoon, and if you’re wondering if it will be a hot one through August, the usual indicators do not paint a very clear answer. More from News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones.

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