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Covington High School students gearing up for college  WDBJ7

While students at Covington High School are gearing up for Friday night's game, they've also been spending the week gearing up for college.

Covington high school faces a year without JV football  WDBJ7

COVINGTON, Va. (WDBJ7) The year has started at Covington High School, and that means football isn't far behind. But for some students, that meant ...

Covington family claims school employee sent their 15-year-old son sexual photos  WSLS 10

A Covington family claims a public school employee sent a sexual message to their child.

FFE Mornin' Pep Rally at Covington High Video  WDBJ7

It's homecoming for students at Covington High School and they got to kick it off with our FFE Mornin' Pep Rally.

UVA is hosting a promising in-state lineman on visit today  247Sports

The Virginia Cavaliers are hosting a promising underclassman on an unofficial visit on Saturday.

Democrats want to know who sent the Covington standoff video tweet  VICE

Congressional Democrats want information about the Twitter account that pushed the original video of the Covington Catholic High School student in a standoff ...

Ex-UVa, Fort Chiswell football player Daniel Hamm finds next mission near his roots  Roanoke Times

COVINGTON — As a walk-on college football player who scored touchdowns in five different seasons and earned two academic degrees, former Virginia ...

Power Five commitment recap: June 15-21  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

2022 OL/DL Gunner Givens checks out Virginia Tech  247Sports

Recently, Virginia Tech hosted Class of 2022 offensive tackle/defensive line prospect Gunner Givens out of Covington, VA. A rising sophomore, the 6-foot 6-inch, ...

Exonerated: Covington Students Finally Have Their Names Cleared  Independent Women's Forum

Social media mobs and the media will charge, try, and hang individuals in the court of public opinion without all of the facts.

QB looks to honor mother's memory each Friday for Covington  Roanoke Times

Cougars quarterback K.J. Moore's mother, Dionne, suffered a fatal aneurysm just before a 2014 playoff game.

BURKS, Louise Richardson  Roanoke Times

April 4, 1920 January 2, 2019 Louise Richardson Burks, 98, of Salem, Va. passed away peacefully at the home she shared with her daughter on Wednesday, ...

Former high school teacher arrested for ‘lewd or lascivious’ act with student  WTKR News 3

A former Covington High School teacher has been arrested for having sexual contact with a student.

House Dems Want More Information About A Twitter Profile Reportedly Behind Covington Fiasco  The Daily Caller

Democratic lawmakers are asking Twitter to provide more information about a suspicious account that reportedly pushed a viral video about the Covington ...

Nancy Plott | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

Mrs. Nancy Rickett Plott, age 85, of Stephens City, VA, passed from this life into eternal life, June 17, 2019, at the Winchester Medical Center. She was the wife ...

Hepler, William "Bill" E.  The Daily Progress

William "Bill" E. Hepler, 79, died on April 3, 2019, at Culpeper Hospital in Virginia. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. with the *service* ...

REGION 1C BASEBALL: Success is in the cards for George Wythe's Avery Mabe  Bristol Herald Courier

Who is the only current high school student in far Southwest Virginia to have their own officially licensed baseball card?

BANE, Jean Price Hypes  Roanoke Times

October 19, 1925 March 24, 2019 After 93 years, four months and five days, Jean Price Hypes Bane has departed this life to go to her final home with the.

Covington football coach steps down  Roanoke Times

A familiar face is walking off the sidelines in the Pioneer District. Rodney Tenney, who has been the head football coach at Covington High School for the past ...

Nathan Phillips, Native American in standoff with teens, faces scrutiny of his military past  Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — Nathan Phillips, the U.S. veteran whose standoff with high school students on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial captured viral attention online, ...

New State Police video tells a special story of addiction  WDBJ7

The son of the Alleghany County sheriff is telling his story in a video called 'Broken Dreams, Ruined Lives,' released by the State Police to help other families ...

BREEDLOVE, Betty Jean Persinger  Roanoke Times

November 27, 1933 September 6, 2018 Betty Jean Persinger Breedlove, 84, of Roanoke, Va., went to her Heavenly home on Thursday, September 6, 2018, ...

California chef: 'If you come to my restaurant wearing a MAGA cap, you aren't getting served'  Washington Examiner

A California restaurateur will refuse *service* to any prospective patron donning a red "Make America Great Again" hat, according to reports. J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, the ...

Covington police learn a fast lesson in social media  WDBJ7

In high school, stories spread quickly, and in the internet age, they then spread out to friends and parents in town. And as it went from place to place, it got bigger ...

Governor's School attendees at DSLCC | Botetourt View |  Roanoke Times

All of the first and second year students who attended the Jackson River Governor's School at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College this past spring earned ...

DSLCC Hosts 34th Field Ecology Governor’s School  Roanoke Times

For the thirty-fourth year, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge hosted the Field Ecology Summer Regional Governor's School from June 11 ...

Bullied teen commits suicide leaving family questioning warning signs  WSLS

One local community is looking for answers after a heartbreaking death of a teen. 15-year-old Abby Baker a Covington High School student committed suicide ...

Alleghany County Sheriff, son tell story of overcoming heroin addiction  WSLS

Virginia State Police recently documented the story of the Alleghany County Sheriff and his son, Ryan Hall, who got addicted to heroin.

Sprouse, Evelyn Brent Patteson | Obituaries |  Roanoke Times

Evelyn Brent Patteson Sprouse, of Covington, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem, Va. She was a daughter of the late ...

On flight to Panama, pope confirms November trip to Japan. Published 1/23/2019. World.  The Pilot

PANAMA CITY (CNS) -- Pilgrims lined the streets of Panama City to welcome Pope Francis to World Youth Day and his first papal visit to Central America.

Former Hokies golfer Sellers remembered for his 1951 state amateur triumph  Roanoke Times

A review of the life of Roanoker Connie Sellers would be insufficient if all it mentioned was his golf accomplishments.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Botetourt students participate in Field Ecology Summer Regional Governor's School  Roanoke Times

For the 31st year, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge hosted the Field Ecology Summer Regional Governor's School from June 15 to July ...

Politicians, Media Use Jussie Smollett While Other Cases Are Set Aside  Townhall

Something important has been lost in the embarrassing saga of Jussie Smollett, the tuna fish sandwich-loving actor and anti-Trump activist, and those muscular ...

Red Devils' Otto Named All-Valley Girls' Soccer Captain  Wheeling Intelligencer

It wasn't that long ago when former St. Clairsville soccer standout Jaclyn Dutton rewrote the St. Clairsville record book with a scoring barrage that no one t.

High schools: Blacksburg boys basketball shocks Salem in OT  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG — The final seconds of regulation and overtime belonged to Blacksburg's boys basketball team on Friday.

Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall Of Fame Taps 4 For Class of 2016  The Roanoke Star

The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame has named four outstanding baseball players and contributors to the game for induction into its Class of 2016.

Knowing What We're Up Against  Catholic Citizens of Illinois

By Stephen P. White, January 31, 2019. While the failings of priests and bishops are an obvious place to start for dealing with the current crisis, the way toward ...

Become a Timesland softball expert with a breakdown of the top teams  Roanoke Times

A look at who's back for some area softball teams this season.


Mary Clarke. CLARKE, Mrs. Mary E. of Powhatan County departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard ...

Rail safety measures due in Virginia after oil-train wrecks  Roanoke Times

The same day a CSX train carrying almost 3 million gallons of crude oil derailed in downtown Lynchburg, federal investigators took a sample of oil at a rail ...

What Are the Sounds That Make Up the Background Noise in Your Life?  New York Times

Try the following: Take a break from whatever you're doing, and listen closely to the sounds around you for a few minutes. What do you hear? Are you surprised ...

AIM Column  Accuracy In Media

7/19/2019 - WaPo: 'Send Her Back' Chant Was 'Fire Of Racial Animus' Within Trump's Base. 7/19/2019 - On 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing, NYT Extols ...

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