The North Carolina State Wolfpack hadn’t won a men’s basketball game in Charlottesville since 2005 – that changed last night when the Pack edged the Virginia Cavaliers 53 to 51:
The details are coming together for Roanoke Comedy Fest set for a debut in the fall. WFIR’s Ian Price has more:
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The full interview with Comedian Johnny Camacho can be heard below:
Roanoke Comedy Fest FULL-Interview
The Liberty Flame’s men’s basketball team had a big win before a big crowd at home on Saturday.
After a very rough start the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs are now tied for the last S-P-H-L playoff spot with two other teams. And new Carolina Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule has hired a new Offensive Coordinator from LSU:
Now here’s Brent Stevens from Hollins University “At the Movies” with what’s new at the historic Grandin Theatre: Best Picture Oscar Nominee “1917”
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The Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission adopted a “rural bikeway plan” back in 2006 – now it wants more public input before tangible improvements are made. More from several public meetings comeing up from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:
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The Virginia Tech men’s basketball squad is on the road again tonight at Wake Forest – Hokies head coach Mike Young says his team bounced nicely from a loss to UVA. And Ferrum College is adding a track and field program beginning this fall.
The latest example of public art in Roanoke City will be dedicated outside the new Melrose Public Library on the Goodwill Industries campus this Friday:
Cavaliers men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett speaks after the UVA home overtime loss to Syracuse on Saturday.
(Taubman Museum photo)
Wine, bourbon, bacon, live music, tapas-style creations or a “coursed” dining experience – take your pick during the upcoming “Tastings at the Taubman” that will also raise funds for museum programs. WFIR’s Gene Marrano has that story:
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