Vera Morton started school five years late due to school closure. It’s taken decades to catch up. Now she wants to write a book.
There’s no break in college athletics
The latest installment of Doug Doughty’s college sports notebook.
‘Great Expectations’ program helps a ‘forgotten group’ go to college
The program is aimed at foster youth who, upon reaching adulthood, often have no support network.
A quest to remember Roanoke’s nameless dead
City council member Joe Cobb seeks to identify those whose graves were dug up and reburied in a cemetery marked by a single tombstone.
From bad to worse
A bus breakdown and lightning plague Roanoke College-Shenandoah lacrosse match. More in this college sports round-up.
Celebrating Appalachia’s heritage, block by block
Project Heritage Quilt honors the stories of Wise and Dickenson counties and will be unveiled next week at a Richmond museum gala. But creator Amy Tetterton doesn’t want to stop there.
These musicians collect instruments for those who lost theirs in natural disasters
Bill Hudson of Franklin County and Al Coffey of Roanoke lead a two-man effort that since 2005 has collected and donated hundreds of musical instruments to victims of natural disasters and others in need.
Family tree hard to miss at Roanoke College
Son follows in father’s footsteps. Next year, two of them will.
State set to recognize Lynchburg’s ‘rose wrangler’
A historical marker will be dedicated in Lynchburg Sunday to the late rosarian Carl Cato.
German football player at North Cross gets Tech offer
Doug Doughty’s college sports notebook.