Sam Wall covers Roanoke County and Salem.
Radford university aims to announce it eighth president by the end of the year, according to university officials.
The annual State of the County address was Wednesday.
The City Council voted to approve funding for an expansion of the field house at the high school and approved the funding of an extension that will connect the city’s Mason Creek Greenway to its Hanging Rock Trail.
The contentious race was followed statewide.
The money will be used for the building of its new science center.