Following in the footsteps of the NFL and a number of other universities, Virginia Tech has announced it’s implementing a Clear Bag Policy at Lane Stadium. WFIR’s Starr Anderson the story.
08-15 Clear Bag Policy Wrap WEB
Geek Mob, a local comic book convention with a purpose, returns for its sixth year this weekend. More details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.
08-12 Geek Mob Wrap WEB
Health Focus of Southwest Virginia is hosting its Salem Distance Run and 3-Mile Walk this weekend. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the longest-running annual distance run in the Roanoke Valley.
08-11 Distance Run Wrap WEB
The Sound the Alarm Summit is returning for a second year. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the conference organized by the Roanoke Fire-EMS Department.
08-10 Sound the Alarm Summit Wrap WEB
You can now purchase your copy of The Geology of Virginia. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the first comprehensive review of the state’s geology published in more than a century.
08-09 Geology of Virginia Wrap WEB
The Partnership for a Livable Roanoke Valley is seeking nominations for two new awards designed to honor the people and projects of the region that contribute to raising the quality of life for residents now and in the future. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details.
08-08 Livability Awards Wrap WEB
If you’re a bacon lover there’s an event returning to downtown Roanoke this weekend that’s designed just for you. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.
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If you’re going shopping for school supplies during the tax-free weekend, which starts tomorrow, two local school districts hope you’ll buy a few extra items to help students in need. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on Load the Bus for Kids.
08-04 Load the Bus Wrap WEB
Points of Diversity is offering free training for those interested in becoming a facilitator for community conversations in the Roanoke Valley. More details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.
08-03 Facilitator Training Wrap WEB
A number of neighborhood organizations and watch groups in Roanoke City are participating in National Night Out this evening. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the annual event.
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