Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Renovated Lancerlot will balance needs of fitness and hockey fans

The former gymnasium area at the Lancerlot Sports Complex will become an ice rink once construction is complete in the fall. Exciting changes are...

Dogwood Festival Children’s Zone features balloon storytellers

Balloon storytellers Dennis Yeatts (left) and Jennifer McReynolds will be featured in the Dogwood Festival Children’s Zone on April 28. They are shown...

‘Private Lives’ opens at Star City Playhouse on April 6

From left, Lucas Pickett, Christy Remy, Wendy Newman, and Chris Reidy form the cast of “Private Lives,” which opens on April 6 at...

Tethering companion animals now has restrictions in town

Vinton Town Council adopted an ordinance amending the Town Code on the tethering of animals during its April 3 meeting. It is now unlawful...

Vinton Wesleyan Super Saturday Egg Hunt

Vinton Wesleyan Church is holding its Super Saturday Egg Hunt March 31 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Church. There will be games,...

Vinton Wesleyan Super Saturday Egg Hunt

Vinton Wesleyan Church is holding its Super Saturday Egg Hunt March 31 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Church. There will be games,...

Renovations at old William Byrd High continue

Construction continues at the former William Byrd High School as the historic site is transformed by Waukeshaw Development into 90 market rate apartments....

Scouts celebrate with Arrow of Light and Crossover ceremony

Vinton Cub Scout Jhorden Sink receives the Arrow of Light Award and “crosses over” from Cub Scouting to Boy Scouting on March 23....

Debbie Adams receives Daughters of the American Revolution award

  Debbie Adams with a certificate from the Virginia State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution that recognizes her for “Outstanding Local...

Hayes brings art home to Macado’s

Brittany Hayes, originally from Vinton, is the art director/framer for Macado’s and will be decorating the new Vinton Macado’s. One display will include...

Sassy Stitchers celebrates one year in Vinton, seeks volunteers and donations

Sassy Stitchers make themed quilts, such as this Elvis quilt, on request. Next to the doorway when you enter Sassy Stitchers in Vinton is...

Huge crowd turns out for Senior Expo 2018

One of the main draws at each year’s Senior Expo in Vinton is the entertainment. This lady was moved to dance by the...

Thrasher Memorial observes Palm Sunday

The Thrasher Memorial UMC Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra performed their Lenten concert on March 25. The choir will be performing at Carnegie Hall...

O’Neill is IJ Miss Virginia Preteen

Sheradyn O’Neill was crowned as the 2018 International Junior Miss Virginia Preteen during the International Junior Miss State Pageant in McLean February 24...

Council recognizes Dailey for achieving National Registry Paramedic Certification

Paramedic/Firefighter Chad Dailey (on left) was recognized by Fire and EMS Deputy Chief Chris Linkous (on right) and Vinton Town Council for achieving...

Council recognizes Dailey for achieving National Registry Paramedic Certification

Paramedic/Firefighter Chad Dailey (on left) was recognized by Fire and EMS Deputy Chief Chris Linkous (on right) and Vinton Town Council for achieving...

Robin Reed named Dogwood Parade Grand Marshal

WDBJ7 news anchor Robin Reed has accepted an invitation from the Vinton Dogwood Festival to be the Grand Marshal of the 63rd Annual...

WBMS and WBHS students win honors at Regional Science Fair

William Byrd High School students Adi Iyer (oleft) and Richard Qiu placed in the Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Virginia...

Senior Expo set for March 27

The Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce (VACC) is sponsoring its Senior Expo 2018 on Tuesday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Pampered Chef/Thirty One Bingo fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia

There will be a Pampered Chef/Thirty-One Bingo benefit for Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia on Saturday, April 21 at the Charles R. Hill Senior Center...