When one develops the habit of daily devotions it becomes easier to bring spiritual perspective to our daily lives while encouraging others to do the same–once it becomes evident in us. It also helps us to identify our purpose in life (unique to us alone) and protects us from easily forgetting it. But we must be patient with ourselves, lest we become discouraged, and patient with others, lest we become a source of discouragement to them. Continue reading Sharing – Day Book devotional gems . . .
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
by Danielle Vaughn, staff writer (The Gazzett Virginian)
Former Halifax County resident Kevin Reynolds is living his lifelong dream working as an aerospace engineer at the NASA-Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. Continue reading Dream takes flight as Halifax grad works on NASA project
BLACKSBURG, VA, Wornie Reed, professor of sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, is an expert on race and criminal justice, labor market discrimination, ethnicity and health-care disparities, and a range of related issues. Continue reading Wornie Reed among TEDx VaTech talk speakers
The Roanoke Chapter of Omnia Bona Club, Inc. presented two Jean Nicholas Scholarship Awards to two very deserving young ladies, Alexis D. Toliver and Lena C. Johnson. Continue reading New officers and Jean Nicholas Scholarship recipients announced
The Roanoke Branch NAACP invites all to come join in on Saturday, Dec. 6, for its 64th Life Membership Luncheon. This event will be held at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 4468 Starkey Road in Roanoke, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Continue reading NAACP 64th Life Membership Luncheon