Roanoke Democrats have reached an incredible milestone by taking the majority of the Roanoke City Council.
This win brings promise of diversity and change to a council that local residents feel hasn’t been reaching out and understanding the entire city completely. Joe Cobb, who won the most votes, is the first openly gay person elected to council. Continue reading Roanoke City Council has new vision→
During a special ceremony at the Jefferson Center, Jamie Nichols was selected as Roanoke’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Nichols teaches Science at Lucy Addison Middle School. “Ms. Nichols has made a tremendous impact in the two years she’s been at Addison. Continue reading RCPS announces 2018 Teacher of the Year→
Approximately 30 Roanoke teenagers played basketball, listened to hip-hop music and talked about Marvel films, but it wasn’t all fun and games though. Those same teens also participated in a community teen summit, organized by TAP Acting Home-Based Coordinator Darlene Bannister. High school students Mafiq Jones, D’Angelo Nichols, Saffire Pullens, Daequan Nichols and Sherie Johnson, according to Darlene, were also vital in organizing the summit. Continue reading Teens learn how to deal with adversity, peer pressure at summit→