Take a classy upscale venue, mix a dose of cordial fellowship, add a delightful buffet (with a well-balanced assortment of culinary delights), throw in the perfect music and a great cause and what you have is Harrison Museum’s annual Sunday Jazz Brunch.
Aah, dinning at Hotel Roanoke never felt so good for those who gathered Sunday, Sept. 10. for this affair–now in its seventh year.
City Manager Noah A. Simon recently announced the appointment of Samuel Roman Jr. as the next Police Chief for the City of Lexington. Mr. Roman will begin as Chief within the next 30 days. Roman replaces Mark Riley who has served as Interim Police Chief since May 6, 2016. Continue reading Lexington appoints new Police Chief→
Phazhon Nash received his Eagle Scot Rank on September 5, 2017. Phazhon hosted a Community Health Fair on June 24th at Morning Star Baptist Church focusing on Health Issues that primarily affect the African-American community. The event was held at Morning Star Baptist Church with over 100 people attending. Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America program. Phazhon is a senior at Northside High School where he is on the varsity football team, a member of SCA, YADAAP, and serves as a school ambassador, “Mentoring Men” where he mentors young elementary males. Continue reading Receives Eagle Scout Rank→
A September 30, community meeting sponsored by the Roanoke Peoples’ Power Network (RPPN) and Black Lives Matter (BLM) Roanoke will address the latest developments regarding activists fighting white supremacy in Charlottesville, Durham and across the U.S. The free and open to the public meeting will be from 1-3 pm. at Roanoke’s Gainsboro Library, 15 Patton Ave. NW. Continue reading Fight White Supremacy!→
Statement (and accompanying timeline) from TAP’s president and CEO, Annette Lewis, regarding allegations made about Dumas Hotel sale.
“Let me begin by stating emphatically that TAP DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE and we always act in good faith.
“The facts are that before TAP accepted an offer, the Dumas Hotel Legacy, Inc. made an offer on June 7 that TAP responded to with a counter offer on June 20, 2017. “Another offer was received from a different interested party by TAP on June 26. Prior to accepting the offer, TAP’s realtor contacted the realtor for Dumas Hotel Legacy, Inc. to inform the group of the other party’s interest. TAP’s realtor also wanted to find out the status of TAP’s counter offer. Though TAP was not required to notify Dumas Hotel Legacy, Inc. of the second party’s interest, TAP did. TAP did not receive a response. Continue reading TAP answers allegations regarding Dumas Hotel sale→
“The Virginia AllStars 2023”(the teams graduation year) won the 2017 AYBA National Championship in Ocean City, MD on July 28! They were undefeated throughout the tournament to become National Champions!! The AllStars finished the season with a 61-10 record. Congratulations AllStars! (The Roanoke team is made up of 11 & 12-year-olds from the 6th & 7th grades.