Salem Bojangle’s employee tests positive for COVID-19, restaurant temporarily closes

by Shawn Nowlin The Bojangles’ at 1590 West Main Street is temporarily closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. According to the restaurant’s operator, the...

Salem High hosts graduation ceremony for roughly 280 seniors

Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org Submitted photosFriends and family celebrating as their graduate receives their diploma. After not being able to attend prom, experience spring sports or enjoy Senior...

City Council, School Board members join forces at groundbreaking SHS ceremony

Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org When students return to Salem High in the fall, things will look drastically different from how it did in March when COVID-19 forced...

Dilly Dally reopening brings back memories

Meg Hibbert Contributing writer Photo by Meg HibbertCindy and Tony Winstead of Salem celebrate their 24th anniversary on June 15 at the Dilly Dally with hot...

Roanoke College creates center to study issues of race

Roanoke College has established an academic center dedicated to the study of historical and contemporary issues dealing with race and the legacies of slavery in modern...

PPE distribution event organized by Salem resident

by Shawn Nowlin Submitted photoThe community...

A dream years in the making comes true for Salem native

Shawn Nowlin Seventeen years after graduating...

Salem family makes a difference in community through kind gestures

Shawn Nowlin Submitted photoSHigh school students...

Fort Lewis gets new highway marker through DAR efforts

Cynthia McKinney | Contributor writer This...

Voters elect Turk, Wallace, return Jones to Council

Salem voters elected two new...

Orange Market store lands under new ownership

Shawn Nowlin Photo by Shawn NowlinOn...

During “Graduate Together” special, Barack Obama and others deliver commencement speech to Class of...

Shawn Nowlin | shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org President Obama Because of...

Salem businesses offering virtual shopping amid COVID-19 pandemic

Photo by Shawn NowlinCorbin’s Confections...

Poems from middle school students bring smiles to the elderly

Submitted photoPupil at Andrew Lewis...

Council discusses more tax relief provisions

Meg Hibbert Contributing writer Taking into...