Developer Ed Walker’s vision for the former American Viscose property in Roanoke includes plans to develop spaces for the arts, as well as commercial and residential projects.
A public meeting to discuss the proposal for the mostly industrial neighborhood will be held Monday.
The Virginia Women’s Municipal Leadership Institute recently graduated its second cohort, drawn from women in local government across the state.
Artifacts from the former Black school have now been digitized. It’s part of a national push to preserve Black history records and make them more accessible.
The event brings vaccinations, health screenings, naloxone training and more under one roof. Organizers say it could help create a new model for collaboration among agencies that are involved in community health and wellness.
The city has empaneled a special commission to study the causes. Among the factors: lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a history of racial injustice.
The trans athlete later quit the team, but the swimmers called on the Roanoke College administration, the NCAA and state lawmakers to prevent trans athletes from competing in women’s sports.
The case of Jasmine Lipscomb has drawn social media attention across the country.
The June 20 primary for District 39, which also encompasses part of Roanoke County, may be tantamount to election. So far there is no Democratic candidate.
The incumbent took 91.7% of the votes at a mass meeting. So far, there’s no Democrat on the ballot for this Republican-leaning district in the New River Valley.