Roanoke

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A Roanoke teacher thought an assembly Thursday might be a celebration of the school’s success on SOL tests. Instead, it turned out to be a celebration of her.

Florence Trends South But Virginia Still Threatened

Sep 12, 2018
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Forecast tracks trend Hurricane Florence farther south, delaying and potentially lessening its effects in Virginia.  But there's still potential for serious flooding, especially in central and western Virginia.

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Emergency managers across Virginia have been watching forecasts. 

In the Roanoke Valley, they’re encouraging residents to make preparations to be self-sufficient for 72 hours.  They’re also asking for cooperation from the public.

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Roanoke’s school board Monday morning voted to remove the name of Stonewall Jackson Middle School.

The board chose to rename the school for John P. Fishwick, a Roanoke business leader and railroad president.

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Last month was one of the warmest Mays ever, with a few locations across Virginia seeing record average temperatures.

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