“Little feet will be back in the school again, but it’ll be all shades, different colors.”
Warming Center sheds light on invisible problem of homelessness in Martinsville
When the center opened seven years ago, it served five to ten people. Now it’s averaging 19, with a top figure of 29.
More than a year later, scientists in Martinsville are still working on skeleton of ice age cat found in Lee County
In the fall of 2021, cavers removed a skeleton of an ice age cat in Lee County. The lab technician working to free the skeleton from the surrounding rock estimates she has already devoted roughly 1,000 hours to the project, with more to come.
A lacrosse player’s save like no other
VMI lacrosse player on a Christmas ski trip to the Alps helped save people buried in an avalanche.
Martinsville church will host exhibit on Martin Luther King Jr.
Beginning Sunday and running through Feb. 15, the Rev. Tyler C. Millner will make his collection, detailing the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., available for public viewing at his Martinsville church, Morning Star Holy Church.
Canceled shows put Mill Mountain Theatre in the red. COVID relief funds saved it.
The professional theater in Roanoke fell $239,000 short on ticket sales in 2022. CARES act funding helped get the theatre through, and it will feature all musicals in 2023, which generate more revenue.
Son of Tuskegee Airman to share story in Roanoke
Only three members of the famed World War II unit of Black pilots remains alive. Gordon Smith has taken it upon himself to carry their story forward. He will speak Friday at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.
Meet some of the people moving into Southwest and Southside Virginia
Census stats show that even before the pandemic, more people were moving into many rural localities than were moving out. Cardinal News spoke to a few people who recently moved to the region.
A bird that shouldn’t be here has been spotted in the Shenandoah Valley
Birders are flocking to Rockingham County to see a MacGillivray’s warbler, a West Coast species that should be in Mexico or Central America for the winter.
Geologists still plumbing the secrets of Mountain Lake and its mysterious fluctuations
Mountain Lake Lodge adapts to natural cycles.