The continued call for vouchers bears similarities to other debates in the country, state and even Southwest Virginia, where largely conservative parents and community members have gone to various lengths to push for policy changes within school systems they argue aren’t upholding their values.
A few readers wrote and called the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol a partisan witch hunt. Meanwhile, dozens of others filled my inbox expressing outrage about what they've learned in then committee's recent hearings.
One of the candidates running for Roanoke City Council omitted information about a past criminal charge from a statement he gave at a politica…
Friday's decision now sends the issue of abortion back to state legislatures. Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Friday that he will seek to ban most abortions after 15 weeks.
Roanoke will rebate more than $5 million in unexpected money generated by the citywide personal property tax on the swollen, inflation-adjuste…
Incumbents Joe Cobb and Vivian Sanchez-Jones along with Peter Volosin won Democratic nominations for Roanoke City Council Tuesday as the resul…
Sixth District Republicans readily endorsed U.S. Rep. Ben Cline during a party primary election Tuesday.
Roanoke City Manager Bob Cowell on Tuesday proposed building a $2 million kayaking spot in the Roanoke River adjacent to Wasena Park.
Tuesday is the final day to cast ballots in the Democratic primary election for Roanoke City Council.
Haug comes to the regional jail with twenty years of law enforcement experience with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
Elected as Democrats, Michael Worrell and Justin Griffith say they no longer agree with the party's approach to law and order and now support Republicans.
A board of visitors executive committee unanimously approved the measure Tuesday in Richmond.
All four candidates in the Roanoke City Council Democratic primary are scheduled to speak during an online forum this week.
The town plans to implement a minimum wage of $15 an hour for its employees, one of several measures the locality is looking to soon adopt as part of an effort to address the impact of economic challenges that arose during the pandemic.
The populist-politics organization formed in 2009, seemingly galvanized by the historic inauguration of President Barack Obama. But the group recently lost the domain name to their own website, RoanokeTeaParty.com. It’s up for sale and that’s giving me ideas.
A consultant will work with owners of the Evans Spring area to try to plan the future development of the vacant expanse west of Valley View Ma…
The hearings begin Thursday night, at 8 p.m. For many, they may hark back to an earlier era — Watergate — when Rep. M. Caldwell Butler, a freshman Republican who represented Roanoke, cried foul and stood up to Richard Nixon.