Residents nearby the Evans Spring proposed development say no — but Roanoke City and property owners say the 150 acres of land across the interstate from Valley View Mall will have to be developed. In conjunction with online news source, The Roanoke Rambler, WFIR’s Taylor Sherrill has that story.
Since it began over three years ago, Roanoke’s gun violence prevention commission has been a frequent target of criticism — including from elected officials largely sympathetic to its mission. In conjunction with the Roanoke Rambler, WFIR’s Taylor Sherrill has the story:
Roanoke hopes to construct 40 new units of affordable housing in the coming years as part of an unprecedented investment of nearly $7 million in federal funds to address the issue. But the city is short more than 3,500 affordable housing units, with one housing agency estimating the need is twice that, according to a city plan. In conjunction with the Roanoke Rambler, WFIR’s Taylor Sherrill has the story:
The Virginia Tech Foundation razed a historic Roanoke lumber building last month to make way for future development along the innovation corridor anchored by the university and Carilion Clinic. In conjunction with the Roanoke Rambler, WFIR’s Taylor Sherrill has the story: