Roanoke’s Mill Mountain Theatre had to replace creative team for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ after a white actress was cast for a Latina role. Here’s how the replacement director got tapped to take over the show.
Roanoke venue cancels Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights,’ then changes mind after cast revolt, unfavorable publicity in New York. Role has been recast.
The answer may be more low-tech than high-tech: The county’s growing Amish population.
Applications from local students are up more than 50% from last year.
The Harvest Foundation makes a 13-year commitment to pay for students in Martinsville and Henry County to go to college.
A historical marker will commemorate the life and death of Joseph Holmes, who rose from slavery to elected office.