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Glenvar High School christens new recording studio  WDBJ7

The studio was funded in part by a $10000 grant from the Academy of Country Music.

Glenvar's grass football field to be replaced with artificial turf  Roanoke Times

There is joy in Mudville. Glenvar High School is getting a new football field. The Roanoke County School Board on Thursday night approved the purchase and ...

Grammy nominated songwriter gives back to his hometown high school.  WDBJ7

He's written more than a dozen country hits. Now Grammy-nominated songwriter Ross Copperman is bringing music to his hometown high school in Roanoke ...

Former Glenvar coach charged with child sex abuse  Roanoke Times

A former Glenvar High School coach was arrested Friday on charges of child sex abuse.

Former Glenvar girls basketball coach charged with child sex crimes  WSLS 10

A former Glenvar High School girls basketball coach now faces child sex crimes charges.

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 ...

'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.

Salem and Glenvar award winners at regional Science and Engineering Fair  Roanoke Times

On Saturday, March 17, over 100 gifted and talented students from the school districts of Roanoke City and Roanoke County, plus the Roanoke Valley ...

School board vice chairman, coach 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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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!

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

The new, 24-year-old English as a Second Language teacher at Woodrow Wilson Middle School is hellbent on improving the lives of children — just like her ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Photo: Glenvar hosts volleyball camp | So Salem  Roanoke Times

Glenvar High and Middle schools hosted a volleyball camp through the Roanoke County Parks and Recreation Department.

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 ...

Glenvar baseball adjusts quickly to new head coach Amos  Roanoke Times

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

WATCH LIVE: Roanoke County Public Schools graduations  WDBJ7

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

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.

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.

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.

'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.

Glenvar grinds out another home win by topping Floyd County 35-7  Roanoke Times

Glenvar's high school football goal is business-like continuous improvement.

TV-radio notebook: Jermaine Ferrell returns to WFXR  Roanoke Times

Checking in on WFXR's new sports director, plus notes on "College GameDay," Tiki Barber and Marty Smith.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Glenvar goalie Thompson signs with Radford  Roanoke Times

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Wheelchair basketball tournament raises money for Roanoke Stars team  Roanoke Times

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

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.

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 ...

Salem police officers receive promotions | So Salem  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 ...

Glenvar cools off Auburn in boys basketball  Roanoke Times

Along with the recognition of being ranked comes a target.

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 ...

In Memoriam 2016: Notable deaths in our region  Roanoke Times

Dec. 21, 2015: Lifelong Moneta resident Marvin Tuck was a former chief of the fire department, a businessman and was once named Citizen of the Year by 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 ...

Roanoke County schools hire supervisor as director of facilities and operations  Roanoke Times

Roanoke County Supervisor George Assaid has been hired to oversee the school district's facilities and operations.

Investment for improvements  WDBJ7

After rain and floods forced students off Glenvar High School's football field this year, officials decided something needed to be done about it.

Christiansburg wrestling wins 16th straight state title  WSLS

SALEM (WSLS 10 SPORTS) - VHSL Wrestling Final Results (via 1A. 1. Rural Reteat 200.5. 2. Riverheads 155.0. 3. Patrick Henry 83.0. 4.

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.

The Top 50 Underclassmen Girls In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassmen female athletes in every indoor event.

Brookville vs Patrick Henry  WDBJ7

At Patrick Henry's Merrill Gainer Field where the homestanding Patriots tried to get off to a 2 and 0 start against a Brookville Bees team taking the field for the first ...

Martin, Dylan Lewis  Roanoke Times

Martin Dylan Lewis Dylan Lewis Martin, ''Dyl-Pickle'',17, of Catawba, passed away Sunday August 31, 2014 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

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.

The Top 50 Underclassman Boys In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassman male athletes in every indoor event.

Northside football coach resigns after 1 season  Roanoke Times

Tyler Brown has resigned as the head football coach at Northside High School after just one season on the job.

Carey Casey speaks in Poconos  Pocono Record

There is a film clip on YouTube that shows Carey Casey's father and others boarding a bus from Roanoke, Va., to the 1963 March on Washington D.C., where ...

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