Commonwealth Transportation Board OKs $3 million for Roanoke culvert

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Commonwealth Transportation Board OKs $3 million for Roanoke culvert

MORE information from Ms. McCarthy added and comment from city manager Chris Morrill: A call from Lynne McCarthy, Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator at the Department of Rail and Public Transportation just now confirmed that the Commonwealth Transportation Board voted and approved $3 million dollars or half of the cost for replacing the culvert to support the […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Roanoke likely out of the running for Solstas Lab expansion

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Roanoke likely out of the running for Solstas Lab expansion

Exclusive to The Roanoke Star-Sentinel and Roanoke Free Press By Valerie Garner It is a high stakes economic play for 500 jobs courted by four states. Solstas Lab Partners has dual headquarters in Roanoke and High Point, North Carolina. Both locations are in play for a major Solstas expansion. Solstas’ Roanoke administrative headquarters is located […]

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Proposals for Countryside property includes a soccer sportsplex and co-op

Monday, August 1, 2011

Proposals for Countryside property includes a soccer sportsplex and co-op

In a closed session Monday Roanoke City Council chose Northwest Recreation Club and Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer, and Roanoke Natural Foods Co-Op for further consideration to occupy the former Countryside golf course property. The Northwest Recreation Club proposes a soccer complex that takes up most of the central area available for development. The area set […]

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Griffith votes “no” on final budget bill

Monday, August 1, 2011

WASHINGTON – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement today regarding his vote in opposition to the new version of the Budget Control Act of 2011:  “Last week I made the difficult decision to compromise and voted for Speaker Boehner’s plan. While the Boehner plan was not perfect, it was a realistic approach and […]

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A rematch in Virginia Senate District 19 – Bell/Smith

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

A rematch in Virginia Senate District 19 – Bell/Smith

UPDATED: 6:20 p.m. in BOLD.  Call it a rematch or just another candidate announcement prospect but this may be the most interesting race in our area for 2011. Former Republican State Senator Brandon Bell is challenging Republican Senator Ralph Smith in the 19th district. In a phone call with Brandon Bell, who was traveling on […]

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