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'Singin in the Rain' March 22-24 at Glenvar High School auditorium  Roanoke Times

Singin in the Rain explodes onto the stage with extremely talented students from Burton's Center for Performing Arts.

Glenvar High special needs students gain confidence by building canoe  WSLS 10

Students at Glenvar High School are celebrating a major milestone, as two years of hard work comes to an end. This week marks the first time a wooden canoe ...

Community buzzes about Glenvar lip balm as students learn through doing  WSLS 10

The Glenvar community is buzzing about a new product students at Glenvar High School are working on as part of a science experiment.

Mooning charge against Glenvar coach's wife headed toward dismissal  Roanoke Times

FLOYD — What lawyers are calling the “moon over Floyd” case was put on hold Thursday — with a judge saying that if there's no more trouble, a Roanoke ...

Roanoke County students see fruits of labor afloat after 2-year canoe project  Roanoke Times

Jack Woods yelled “hallelujah” when he emerged from the trail and caught a glimpse of a wooden canoe resting at the water's edge.

Hello, mudders! Glenvar plods way to 13-2 win over James River  Roanoke Times

No rainy Kentucky Derby. No sloppy Preakness. But Glenvar High School's football field Friday night was one muddy track. Ultimately, the Highlanders had ...

There is a balm in Glenvar to soothe chapped lips  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School students used their own bee hive to produce a lip balm that they're selling to early acclaim.

Cave Spring High School renovation to be delayed as school board wrestles with costs  Roanoke Times

The start of renovation work to Cave Spring High School is delayed indefinitely as the Roanoke County School Board mulls its next move after the lone ...

Good as green and gold, Glenvar High School shows off renovations  Roanoke Times

Even though school wasn't in session, a bevy of students, parents, and alumni crowded the halls of the newly renovated Glenvar High School on Sunday to ...

CASEY: Students seek details about 4 black soldiers who died in World War I  Roanoke Times

Are there any living relatives of Robert Lee Green, Harrison Wright, Patrick Journette or Samuel Pasley out there? If so, drop me a line. I'll pass your tips along to.

Glenvar High School has a new face for the future  Roanoke Times

The face of Glenvar High School may have changed, but the feeling of community within its walls has not. After a lengthy renovation, made more difficult by ...

Glenvar students combine beehive, hard work to produce G-BEES balm  Roanoke Times

First, the pair of students measured out a few grams of beeswax. Then coconut oil and shea butter.

Photo: Glenvar High School Theatre presents 'Grandma's Back Porch'  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School Theatre presented "Grandma's Back Porch" in November under the direction of Steven Franco. Pictured are the show's cast and crew ...

Roanoke County to ease substitute teacher hiring policy  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County school district is loosening its requirements for substitute teachers with the hope of attracting more applicants.

Roanoke Valley student earns best in category at international science fair  Roanoke Times

A judge at the International Science and Engineering Fair hadn't finished announcing the names of the winners, but Logan Dunkenberger was confident she'd ...

Police: Two in custody after standoff, armed robbery in Roanoke Co.  WSET

UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.The Salem Police Department said officers responded to the 1300 block of West Main Street in reference to a reported armed robbery on ...

Family laments loss of Salem musician in Sunday shooting  Roanoke Times

Cedric Bernard Gillum — or C.B.G. to those who knew his stage name — was an up-and-coming rapper. He rapped in the Carolinas, rapped in Iowa. He wanted ...

25 Years of Athletes  Roanoker

We take a look at elite Roanoke Valley high school athletes from 1993 to 2018.

Photo: Glenvar High School's 2015 homecoming court  Roanoke Times

Kellie Pry shares this photo of Glenvar High School's homecoming court.

Roanoke County considers mobile classrooms for Cave Spring High students  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County didn't plan on teaching students in portable classrooms during the renovation of Cave Spring High School.

Glenvar crowns homecoming king, queen  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School celebrated homecoming Sept. 22 by defeating Carroll County, 49-14, in a Three Rivers District game.

Wired to teach: New Roanoke teacher follows dad's path, aims to help immigrant students  Roanoke Times

If the zeal for teaching truly runs in the blood, Hannah Claros fits the paradigm.

Photos: Glenvar High School crowns Miss Groovy Teen 2016  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School held its annual Miss Groovy Teen "beauty" pageant and competition on March 4 to raise funds for after prom festivities.

Active shooter prevention alliance calls for action in Roanoke County schools  Roanoke Times

Parents and guardians of Roanoke County students on Thursday called for the district to tighten security, six days after a 17-year-old was charged with killing ...

Paparazzi at Glenvar High School's 2015 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Glenvar High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.

Maxx capacity: Glenvar lineman Philpott taking down opponents in two sports  Roanoke Times

Three-year starting defensive tackle Maxx Philpott is also a state wrestling champion.

School board vice chairman cheering for new football field

The Roanoke County school board vice chairman and football coach at Glenvar High School are advocating to get a new football field.

Glenvar girls falter, boys advance in Region 2C tournaments  Roanoke Times

The first clue was the cellphone cameras. Fort Chiswell fans aimed them at senior Gracie Robinson as she toed the line for a free throw late in Friday night's ...

Hollowell III, Harry W.  Roanoke Times

May 11, 2018 Harry W. (Pops, Bill) Hollowell III, 64, of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was a respected and successful sales associate ...

Soltis named principal at Glenvar High School | Swoco  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County School Board has named Jamie Soltis as the new principal at Glenvar High School, beginning July 1. Soltis replaces Joe Hafey, who will ...

WHITE, Glenn Lee  Roanoke Times

WHITE Glenn Lee February 28, 2018 Glenn Lee White, passed away at the age of 64 on February 28, 2018. He was a loving husband and best friend of Debra.

Photos from Glenvar High School's powder puff game  Roanoke Times

It was perfect weather for Glenvar's homecoming powder puff football game – no mudding for these girls!

WATCH LIVE: Roanoke County Public Schools graduations  WDBJ7

Five Roanoke County Public Schools are holding graduation ceremonies Wednesday at the Salem Civic Center.

'Advancing the ball': Greg Killough exits as Roanoke County superintendent  Roanoke Times

Personal legacy isn't weighing on the mind of retired Roanoke County schools chief Greg Killough.

Dogs fetch some stress relief for students in days before annual project forum  Roanoke Times

Jax can pick up toys, shake with both hands and bow his head in prayer. Monday morning, the yellow Labrador also gave high school students at the Roanoke ...

Former Glenvar coach accused of giving beer to 18-year-olds  Roanoke Times

The former Glenvar High School volleyball coach charged with purchasing alcohol for minors is accused of supplying beer to three 18-year-olds, police said ...

Ken Nicely named superintendent of Roanoke County Schools  Roanoke Times

Ken Nicely was promoted to superintendent of Roanoke County Public Schools Thursday, stabilizing central office after a summer of changes just days before ...

See and hear Ross Copperman talk about some of his hits  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School and James Madison University graduate Ross Copperman turned himself over the past few years from a pop music songster to an A-list ...

Glenvar baseball adjusts quickly to new head coach Amos  Roanoke Times

There has been some extra hop at Glenvar's baseball practices lately.

Appomattox County ends Glenvar's football season in 2C Region final  Roanoke Times

The lights went out in Glenvar's stadium prior to kickoff on Friday night.

Roanoke County Schools Superintendent Greg Killough announces retirement  Roanoke Times

When he was hired three years ago, Roanoke County Superintendent Greg Killough said he hoped to one day retire from the school district where his teaching ...

Glenvar AD McElwee finds hope in Highlanders  Roanoke Times

Glenvar athletic director Richard McElwee had a good feeling about this game. But then again, he'd had a good feeling about the last one, too, which is why the ...

2 Roanoke Valley high students headed to international science fair  Roanoke Times

At the Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology, students who qualify for the International Science and Engineering Fair are akin to rock ...

New Glenvar Middle School principal named | Roanoke County  Roanoke Times

Josh Whitlow, an assistant principal at Hidden Valley High School, was hired to serve as Glenvar Middle's principal.

Governor's School Announces Award Winners at Regional Science and Engineering Fair  The Roanoke Star

Pictures are the four students who won Alternate Grand Awards or Grand Awards. From left to right, they are: Reid Tenzer, Jack Sherman, from Roanoke City ...

Casey: Readers come through with information about black WWI soldiers  Roanoke Times

Many of us here in the Roanoke Valley would describe it as a caring place with no shortage of people willing to lend a hand. Though that's a bit of an abstraction, ...

School Board announces administrative changes | So Salem  Roanoke Times

The Roanoke County School Board has announced administrative changes, effective July 1, including naming four new assistant principals.

Paparazzi at Salem High School's 2016 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Salem High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.

Roanoke County School Board seeks officers in all 27 schools  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County school officials want at least 15 additional school resource or security officers and more funding from the county — but have yet to provide the ...

William Byrd senior with Olympic goals bids fond farewell  Roanoke Times

William Byrd High School senior Khalil Fonder will carry a near-perfect GPA, state swimming titles and Olympic dreams with him when he walks across the ...

Haley Green excels on the field, on the court and in class  Roanoke Times

Three-sport standout Haley Green of Glenvar will play basketball for Ivy League member Brown.

Star City native shining bright in Nashville as one of country music's best producers

"Where you go in life, isn't always dependent on where you come from," said Steve Franco, Glenvar High School Theatre Arts Director.

Chatham ends Glenvar's boys basketball season in 2A West quarterfinals  Roanoke Times

Chatham wanted to get off to a quick start in its Group 2A West quarterfinal on Tuesday, and the Cavaliers did exactly that.

Tiny trout make a giant leap from classroom tank to Roaring Run, with a little help  Roanoke Times

EAGLE ROCK — To earn release into Roaring Run, a fingerling-sized brook trout must defy the odds.

School board seeks to rein in Cave Spring High School renovation project costs  Roanoke Times

The cost of renovating Cave Spring High School will be much higher than school officials estimated initially and likely will require delaying the start of other ...

Glenvar goalie Thompson signs with Radford | So Salem  Roanoke Times

Glenvar senior Cory Thompson will be trading in one set of Highlanders colors for another.

Glenvar wins 2A championship in OT  Roanoke Times

Given it was Glenvar's first venture into a state high school football championship game, Saturday was already going to be a memorable experience.

Plan would rotate 2 sheriff's deputies in Roanoke County elementary schools  Roanoke Times

A proposal will be considered next week to reassign two sheriff's deputies to Roanoke County's elementary schools as full-time school resource officers.

Glenvar renovation approved by school board  Roanoke Times

The long-awaited renovation and addition of Glenvar High School took another significant step forward Thursday.

Glenvar ex-coach pleads no contest to giving beer to 3 teens  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School volleyball coach was ordered to complete 60 hours of community *service* after supplying beer to three 18-year-olds.

Salem, Glenvar students fare well at annual RVGS Student Project Forum  Roanoke Times

Students from Salem and Glenvar high schools who attend the Roanoke Valley Governor's School recently participated in the annual Student Project Forum.

Radford tops Glenvar to finish regular season 22-0 | Photo |  Roanoke Times

The Bobcats became the first Radford boys squad to complete an unbeaten regular-season in 35 years Tuesday night as they finished a sweep through the ...

Glenvar overpowers Appomattox County in 2A West volleyball quarters  Roanoke Times

In his first year as Glenvar's volleyball coach, Basil Conner has stressed that the Highlanders need to be aggressive at all times.

New principals named for five Roanoke County elementary schools  Roanoke Times

Most of the new principals serve in that role in other schools in the county currently. One hire was promoted from an assistant principal position, and another was ...

Students begin to head back to school in Roanoke, New River valleys  Roanoke Times

This week, students in three of the region's school districts will pack their lunches, board the bus and head off to school for the start of a new year. Other.

Glenvar pitching staff enjoying feeding frenzy in 15-0 start  Roanoke Times

The Highlanders have a 1.23 team ERA and 159 strikeouts in 102 innings pitched.

Ferrum scores 81 points in rout of Greensboro  Roanoke Times

The 81-0 win was the most lopsided victory in Ferrum history.

Roanoke County teen apprentices get a hands-on look at the valley's waterworks  Roanoke Times

To sell a group of teenagers on careers in water treatment, Western Virginia Water Authority staff took students to one of its most beautiful resources, the dam ...

Glenvar's Wilbourne commits to Ferrum  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High School senior girls' basketball player Maggie Wilbourne made public her intentions on Friday, Feb. 13, to attend Ferrum College.

Candy Long: Goodbye... but not really  Roanoke Times

Candy Long. 540.981.3342. “So, what are you going to do with yourself now?” Coupled with kind and complementary condolences ...

Ex-Glenvar star Clifford breaks Ferrum passing record in first start  Roanoke Times

FERRUM — In his starting debut, Zack Clifford made Ferrum College history.

Groovy Teens captures hearts of several Glenvar generations  Roanoke Times

Every March for over 40 years now, the junior males of Glenvar High School have put on skirts, lipstick, and heels in front of their entire community as part of.

Photos: Paparazzi at Glenvar homecoming  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at Glenvar High School's homecoming dance on Saturday.

Lynn Richmond stepping down as Northside softball coach  Roanoke Times

Richmond won a state title and more than 400 games in 29 years at the helm of the Vikings.

Wheelchair basketball tournament raises money for Roanoke Stars team  Roanoke Times

Give Caitlin Blankenship a lacrosse stick, and she's in her element.

Glenvar Keydet wins boxing championship  Roanoke Times

Candy Long. 540.981.3342. Sam Shaffer, a 2014 graduate of Glenvar High School and a junior Keydet at VMI, was awarded the ...

Ferris, Jeremy Joseph | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

Jeremy Joseph Ferris, 26, of Roanoke went to be with the Lord on Wednesday December 21, 2016. His nana, Thelma Bass, Paw-Paw, Joseph Bass, Sr., and a ...

Community groups announce 2017 scholarship recipients | Giving |  Roanoke Times

To offset mounting college expenses, many 2017 graduates from the Roanoke Valley received scholarships and other monetary awards this spring.

New Christiansburg football coach Wilkens has traveled path of success  Roanoke Times

It seems pretty obvious now. Even so, football coaching really wasn't in Alex Wilkens' plans as he was preparing for life at soon-to-be alma mater Bridgewater ...

Virginia Western Community College Access Program 2nd Campaign Launched  Roanoke Times

Andrew and Kate Parker, on behalf of Carter Machinery Inc., received a community leadership award for their generous contribution of $300000 to benefit the ...

Back Points: Wilson Memorial, Riverheads keep rolling  Staunton News Leader

Riverheads and Wilson Memorial followed up their 1-2 finish at last week's News Leader Wrestling Tournament with impressive efforts over the weekend.

Photos: Glenvar vs. Grayson County varsity football  Roanoke Times

We have photos by Shawn Sprouse from Friday night's home game for Glenvar against Grayson County.

EMT class available for Roanoke County students | Photo |  Roanoke Times

The county and city school programs, offered in partnership with local fire and rescue departments, give students exposure to the medical field. Facebook ...

Paparazzi photos: High school proms  Roanoke Times

Another prom season is underway ... here are the Red Carpet Paparazzi galleries we have so far (in alphabetical order):

Roanoke Valley Governor's School announces project forum award winners  Roanoke Times

On Jan. 28, 264 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology's ...

Tim Guthrie retiring as Salem police chief, Mike Crawley to fill position  Roanoke Times

Mike Crawley will be the first black chief in the city police department's 94-year history when he assumes the position Feb. 1.

Jefferson Forest boys win Region 4D swimming championship  Lynchburg News and Advance

One year after its state swimming title, the Jefferson Forest boys' squad took a big step toward a repeat on Tuesday.

Salem Police Department promotes Glenvar grad Crouse to sergeant  Roanoke Times

Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie has announced that Danny Crouse has been elevated to the rank of sergeant.

AREA ROUNDUP: Jam-packed Monday full of postseason results  Martinsville Bulletin

BASEBALL. Conference 24 semifinals. Bassett 3, William Byrd 0. Bassett senior Nate Perry played hero for the Bengals Monday, hitting a 2-run homerun in the ...

Former Virginia Tech football star Kam Chancellor apparently ending NFL career  Lynchburg News and Advance

Former Virginia Tech star Kam Chancellor, a Norfolk native, is apparently done playing in the NFL, according to his Twitter posts on Sunday.

Glenvar football looks to get over playoff hump  Roanoke Times

Kevin Clifford surely hopes the season goes a little smoother than his players' daily route to practice.

Western Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair winners announced  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, March 15, over 100 gifted and talented students from the school districts of Covington, Roanoke and Roanoke County, plus students from the ...

Hanover's Derek Casey among 5 UVA players selected in first 10 rounds of MLB draft  Lynchburg News and Advance

CHARLOTTESVILLE – Five years ago, the Chicago Cubs had their sights set on Derek Casey, then a senior at Hanover High School. Tuesday, the Cubs got ...

Marching Colonels continue strong performances at competitions  Altavista Journal

The Altavista Marching Colonels are performing well in this year's marching band competition circuit. Their show is “I want you back” and features “Man in the ...

Southernettes hope to keep passing -- and twirling -- their batons for years to come  Roanoke Times

The Southernettes, Salem's only baton twirling corps, is celebrating a milestone year: Fifty-five years ago, Marceline Dooley began teaching little girls how to ...

Foundation for Roanoke Valley Awards Over $100000 in Scholarships  The Roanoke Star

Foundation for Roanoke Valley announced it has awarded more than $100,000 in educational scholarships during its annual scholarship dinner, held at the ...

Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame Inducts Four  The Roanoke Star

(L-R) Scott Atkins, Nancy Foye-Cox ( granddaughter of Ray Ryan) , guest speaker Bob Humphreys, Sid Witt II and Jim Thacker. The Salem-Roanoke Baseball ...

Salem police officers receive promotions  Roanoke Times

Salem Police Chief Tim Guthrie recently announced a series of promotions during a ceremony at the department as a number of key personnel were elevated in ...

All-Timesland: Softball  Roanoke Times

Top honors go to Glenvar's Haley Green and Carroll County's Sydney Nester.

Readers' back-to-school photos from Roanoke, New River Valleys  Roanoke Times

Schools are back in session in the Roanoke and New River Valleys. Check out these photos, sent in by readers, on the first day of school.

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