Category Archives: Regional News

Roanoke City announces 2021 Neighborhood Partnership Awards winners

At the Monday, April 5, 2021 Roanoke City Council meeting, City officials recognized the winners of the 2021 Neighborhood Partnership Awards Program, honoring the outstanding contributions, excellence, and accomplishments achieved by neighborhood organizations and civic individuals who have partnered with City departments, schools, nonprofits, businesses, institutions, and others. Continue reading Roanoke City announces 2021 Neighborhood Partnership Awards winners

Blue Ridge PBS launches new Business and Economic Development Show

Roanoke-based Blue Ridge PBS will premiere a new local business and economic development TV series beginning Friday, April 2 at 7:00 PM following PBS Newshour at 6:30 PM. Developed by Executive Producer, Lisa Fenderson, BUSINESS MATTERS, seeks to highlight regional business news as well as developments in the economic sector. Local news and business journalist Gene Marrano will host and co-produce the series. Continue reading Blue Ridge PBS launches new Business and Economic Development Show