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Kappas Donate Thanksgiving Baskets

Fraternity members from left: Al Meeks, Emanuel Arnold, Fred McKenzie.
Fraternity members from left: Al Meeks, Emanuel Arnold, Fred McKenzie.

The Roanoke Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity recently donated 6 full Thanksgiving baskets to children and families in the Roanoke Community. Al Elliott and Al Meeks coordinated the annual initiative this year. Chapter members worked with several local churches to identify deserving families. Continue reading Kappas Donate Thanksgiving Baskets

Ware takes oath as judge

Judge Philip Trompeter (right) delivers the oath to newly appointed Judge Onzlee Ware. Photos by S. Rotan Hale

by S. Rotan Hale

Before a panel of Virginia judges, former Delegate Onzlee Ware stood in a courtroom filled with family, friends and supporters as he took the oath Friday, Nov. 21 becoming the state’s first African American Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge, 23rd District. Continue reading Ware takes oath as judge