Sign in to follow this  
weill

Roanoke Daily News Briefs

Recommended Posts

Roanoke City Council on February 6th, 2006

Roanoke City Council Agenda

Public Libraries Will Offer Heritage Quest Class

Roanoke Public Libraries will sponsor "Heritage Quest:

Get Connected" tonight at 6 p.m. This one-hour evening class to be

held in the Computer Lab of the Main Library at 706 S. Jefferson St.

to show you how to get the most out of this family history database.

On HQ you will find U.S. census records, abstracts of Revolutionary

War pension files, keyword searchable history and genealogy books and

an index to magazine and journal articles. Just added this week,

search Freedman's Bank records, 1865-1874. This bank was established

to serve African Americans.

This database is accessible from any computer with Internet access by

using your Roanoke Valley library card number. The class is free, but

registration is required.

For more information and to sign up, call 853-2073 or email

[email protected]

Roanoke Public Libraries to Teach Navigating the Internet Class

There are millions of Web pages on the Internet, but

how do you locate the information you want? And more importantly,

how can you determine if it is reliable and accurate? In Februray,

Roanoke Public Libraries will sponsor "Navigating the Internet," a

class to help computer users learn effective use of the Internet. Two

sessions will be offered: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Raleigh

Court Branch Library (853-2240); and 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, at

the Main Library (853-2477). This class will give you the tools to

become a more successful searcher.

The class is free, but registration is required. Contact the host

library with questions and to sign-up.

Alternate parking for Kazim Temple Shrine Circus

The Roanoke Civic Center is proud to host the

48th annual Kazim Temple Shrine Circus Friday, February 3 through

Sunday, February 5.

Due to the expected attendance for the Circus, FREE shuttle bus

service to the Civic Center Coliseum will be available. Shuttles will

operate from the parking garage at the corner of Williamson Road and

Tazewell Avenue on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In addition, on

Saturday the parking garage at the corner of Church Avenue and 2nd

Street will also have shuttle service. Details are as follows:

On Friday, February 3, shuttles will begin running at 6:00 pm from

the Williamson Rd/Tazewell parking garage.

On Saturday, February 4, shuttles will run from both garages,

beginning at 9:00 am.

On Sunday, February 5, shuttles will begin running at 12:00 pm from

the Williamson Rd/Tazewell parking garage.

(To get to the Williamson Rd/ Tazewell Ave parking garage, take Elm

Avenue Exit 6 off Interstate 5-81 and follow garage directional

signs.)

Shuttles will run continuously until all guests have been returned to

the garages. For more information, please contact the Civic Center

Ticket Office at 853-LIVE (5483) or visit roanokeciviccenter.com.

Edited by weill

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


February 3rd, 2006

Public Libraries to Hold Special Story-Telling Workshop, Storytime Programs in Februray

The Youth Services Department of the Roanoke Public

Libraries will offer a storytelling workshop and two storytime

programs in honor of African-American History Month. Brenda

Brown-Grooms, a storyteller, will teach the workshop and lead the

storytime sessions.

The program schedule is as follows:

• Storytime at Melrose Branch Library, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m.

• Workshop at Gainsboro Branch Library, Thursday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m.

• Storytime at Main Library, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.

For more information, please call the Youth Services Department at

853-2955.

Public Libraries, Harrison Museum to Sponsor Gospel Music Program

On Saturday, Feb. 25, Roanoke Public Libraries Youth

Services Department, in partnership with the Harrison Museum of

African American Culture, will host a gospel music program at the

Harrison Museum beginning at 2 p.m. Held in honor of African-American

History Month, the performance features Exclaim Records recording

artists PK, a Roanoke-based, young adult ensemble directed by Wes

Witcher.

For more information about the program, or for directions to the

Harrison Museum, please contact the Youth Services Department at

853-2955.

Community School Artwork to be Displayed at Main Library in February

The Youth Services Department of the Roanoke Public

Libraries' Main Branch will display the artwork of Community School

Middle School students throughout the month of February.

In honor of African-American History month, the students of Art

Teacher Cherry Chapman have created 10 original pieces inspired by

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. These pieces

will be part of the display at the Main Branch.

For more information about the display, please contact the Youth

Services Department at 853-2955.

Jackson Park Branch Library Will Display Student Art

The city's Jackson Park Branch Library will display

paintings and drawing work created by the students of Stonewall

Jackson Middle School under the direction of Art Teacher Kristin

Kidd, from Jan. 25 to Feb. 23.

The display will run during the operating hours of the library:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays-9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesdays and

Thursdays-Noon-9 p.m.; Saturdays-9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jackson Park Library

is located at 1101 Morningside St., SE, across the street from

Stonewall Jackson Middle School.

For more information, contact Jackson Park Branch Library at

853-2640.

Roanoke Police Department Prepares for Superbowl Sunday

The Roanoke Police Department is warning citizens about the dangers

of driving while impaired. A roving patrol, targeting aggressive and

impaired drivers, will be conducted this weekend. If you plan to

attend a Superbowl party, make sure you have a designated driver.

In addition to the roving patrol, the Police Department will conduct

its weekly radar enforcement, in response to citizen concerns.

Beginning the week of February 5, 2006 officers will conduct radar

enforcement in the following areas:

Templeton Ave., NE - 1500 block

Fairhope Rd., NW

9th St., SE

Belleville Rd., SW - 1800 block

If you have concerns about speeding in a certain area in Roanoke call

the Roanoke Police Department at 853-2211.

Roanoke Police Department to Host Charity Golf Tournament

The Roanoke Police Department is sponsoring the 9th Annual Charity

Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Virginia and the Virginia

Police Chiefs Foundations CYCLE Program. The event will be held on

June 3, 2006 at the Ashley Plantation Gold Club in Daleville.

Shotgun starts are at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. A $240.00 entry fee

per team includes lunch, refreshments, and cart and greens fees for a

team of four. For more information contact Lieutenant Rick Kahl at

(540) 853-2085.

Clerk shot in ateempted Exxon Robbery, expected to recover

A store clerk was shot during an attempter robbery wednesday is

expected to recover. Karen Merkey Gallupe, was shot at the Exxon

in the 800 block of Orange Avenue NE. No arrests have been made.

Gunman holds up Salem auto store

Salem Police are investing a robbery Thursday at Advanced Auto Parts

in the 1400 block of Electric Road. Police said the man was about 6 feet

2 inches tall and weighed about 180 pounds. He was wearing gray pants,

a black hooded sweatshirt, a gray ski mask, and black gloves. Call Salem

Police at 375-3083 ot Crime Line at 344-8500.

Theft in Park

3 Thugs snatched a garmet bag from a man at Elmwood Park, according

to Police. On February 2nd, the suspects assaulted him and took his garmet

bag, which contained clothes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Man injured in hit-and-run in Roanoke

An 18-year-old man was injured in a hit-and-run crash

in Southeast Roanoke on Friday afternoon, police said.

The man was hit shortly after 3 p.m. as he was trying

to cross Bullit Avenue at Eighth Street.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Public Meeting Will Allow Input on Update of Roanoke Valley Conceptual Greenway Plan

meeting to receive public comment and input on the

update of the 1995 Roanoke Valley Conceptual Greenway Plan will be

held on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Roanoke Civic Center Exhibition

Hall. A presentation on the Greenway Plan update process and status

will begin at 7 p.m., with public input sessions to immediately

follow.

Information on the Roanoke Valley Conceptual Greenway Plan update is

available at www.rvarc.org/greenways. For additional information,

please contact Shane Sawyer, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional

Commission, at (540) 343-4417 or [email protected] or Liz Belcher,

Greenway Coordinator, at (540) 387-6060 or

[email protected]

Source: myroanoke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Roanoke Police Department Hosts Robbery Prevention Seminar

The Roanoke Police Department is hosting a Robbery Prevention

Seminar on February 16, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Hotel

Roanoke. This event is open to business owners and employees

throughout the Roanoke Valley; and is designed to teach them how to

lessen their chances of becoming victims of robbery, and how to react

if they are targeted by a criminal. Members of Crime Line will also

discuss how their organization works with local law enforcement

agencies to reward people who report criminal activity.

Anyone with information concerning crime should call the Roanoke

Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500. Crime Line

may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to an

arrest.

Roanoke Police Department Conducts Drug Investigation

The Roanoke Police Department in a continuous effort to address

illegal drug activity in the City of Roanoke recently conducted a

drug operation that has resulted in 65 indictments and warrants

involving 29 people. "Operation Sleeper" utilized an undercover

officer who purchased illegal narcotics. Efforts were focused on

street level drug dealers working in the following areas: Old

Southwest, Hurt Park and the surrounding area. This operation began

in August 2005 and continued through December 2005.

This is part of the department's continued effort to enhance the

quality of life for citizens by getting drug dealers off our

streets. In June 2005 the Roanoke Police Department conducted

Operation Crackdown and took part in Operation Valley Crackdown.

Both focused on the illegal drug trade involving mid to upper level

dealers. Operation Valley Crackdown was a cooperative effort

involving numerous state and federal agencies. The focus of

Operation Crackdown was within the city.

Anyone with information concerning this or other crimes should call

the Roanoke Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500.

Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to

an arrest.

Dora the Explorer Live! - Presale Ticket Offer

Ahoy! Dora the Explorer Live! is setting sail for Roanoke with an all-new show!

Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre (click on the time to order from tickets.com)

Saturday, March 25 at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm

Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm and 5 pm

SPECIAL PRIORITY OFFER!

Order now before tickets go on sale to the general public on February 13! Mention The Code "DORA" to receive this special pre-sale offer.

Visit the Civic Center ticket office, tickets.com or call (888) 397-3100! Discounts for groups of 10+! Call (540) 853-LIVE

Join Dora, her cousin Diego, Boots the monkey, and the rest of their friends as they embark on a brand new LIVE musical voyage, DORA'S PIRATE ADVENTURE!

They will need the audience to help them navigate the Seven Seas, overcome a few fun obstacles and confront the Pirate Piggies on an exciting trip to Treasure Island. All ends happily onstage with a "yo-ho-ho."

Seminar on Parking to Be Held

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m., a seminar on

parking will be held in Room 212 at the Roanoke Higher Education

Center, located at 108 North Jefferson Street. Hosted by Downtown

Roanoke, Inc. and sponsored by the City of Roanoke, this seminar will

provide helpful information for businesses, employees, residents, and

the general public.

Featured panelists will include Bob Bengtson (City of Roanoke Public

Works), Sgt. Charles Karr (Roanoke Police Department), Dana Long

(City of Roanoke Billings and Collections), Debbie Moses (City of

Roanoke Parking), Patrick N. Shaffner (Downtown Roanoke, Inc.), and

Mike Waldvogel (private parking operator).

Topics for discussion include:

• On-street parking, including disabled spaces, loading zones and

timed zones

• Availability of private and public parking space in the downtown

district

• New parking initiatives including warning tickets, escalation of

fines, booting and Web site information

• Validation and discount lunch programs

• Parking deck development

• Way-finding signage and initiatives

There is no cost to attend this seminar and everyone is invited. For

more information, please E-mail Kathy Kinsey at Downtown Roanoke,

Inc. ([email protected]) or call her at 342-2028, ext. 12.

Street Closure: Centre Avenue, NW

The westbound traffic lane on Centre Avenue, NW between

1st Street, NW and Jordan Alley will be closed from 9 a.m. on Monday,

Feb. 13, until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 9, to allow Martin Brothers

Contractors to remodel the building on the northeast corner of 1st

Street, NW and Centre Avenue.

A detour will not be established. East and westbound traffic on

Centre Avenue, NW will be able to enter the Gainsboro Parking Garage

and its parking lot, and traffic exiting this facility will only be

able to exit eastbound toward Jefferson Street. Martin Bros.

Contractors will furnish, place, maintain and remove all signs,

barricades, etc.

For more information, call 853-2686.

Alternate Parking for Symphony & Monster Jam this weekend

The Roanoke Civic Center is proud to host the Roanoke

Symphony with Michael McDonald on Friday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m.,

at the Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre. Doors will open at 6:00

p.m. In addition, the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, presented by

ClearChannel Motor Sports and Ford trucks will be in the Coliseum on

Friday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. FREE

shuttle bus service to the Civic Center will be available from two

parking garages. Shuttles will begin operating at 5:30 p.m. from

the parking garage at the corner of Williamson Road and Tazewell

Avenue and from the parking garage at the corner of Church Avenue and

2nd Street.

Monster Jam will also take place on Saturday, February 11 at 2:00

p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Shuttles will begin operating at 10:30 a.m., as a

"pit party" takes place prior to the show at 11:30 a.m. Shuttles

will then begin at 6:30 p.m. for the 8:00 p.m. performance.

Shuttles will run continuously until all guests have been returned

to the garages.

(To get to the Williamson Rd/ Tazewell Ave parking garage, take Elm

Avenue Exit 6 off Interstate 581 and follow garage directional

signs.)

For more information, please contact the Civic Center Ticket Office

at 853-LIVE (5483) or visit roanokeciviccenter.com.

Roanoke Police Department Investigates Robbery

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating a robbery that

occurred on February 8, 2006. Officers were called at 10:25 p.m. to

Food Lion in the 4300 block of Franklin Rd., SW. The victim stated

that a black male walked into the store, brandished a firearm and

fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No arrests have

been made. Anyone with information concerning this or other crimes

should call the Roanoke Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line

at 344-8500. Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any

information leading to an arrest.

In addition, the Roanoke Police Department is hosting a Robbery

Prevention Seminar on February 16, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at

the Hotel Roanoke. This event is open to business owners and

employees throughout the Roanoke Valley; and is designed to teach

them how to lessen their chances of becoming victims of robbery, and

how to react if they are targeted by a criminal. Members of Crime

Line will also discuss how their organization works with local law

enforcement agencies to reward people who report criminal activity.

Firewood giveaway postponed

Roanoke Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry's firewood

giveaway, scheduled for Saturday at Fallon Park, has been postponed

due to impending inclement weather.

An announcement will be made when the giveaway is rescheduled.

For more information, contact:

Dan Henry, Urban Forester - 853-1994

Roanoke Police Department Investigates Homicide

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating a double homicide.

Officers were called on February 10, 2006 at 1:05 a.m. to an

apartment in the 2100 block of Tinker Dr., NE. Officers found the

bodies of two females. No arrests have been made. Anyone with

information concerning this or other crimes should call the Roanoke

Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500. Crime Line

may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to an

arrest.

Source: myroanoke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Roanoke Police Department Reminds Citizens of Snow, Ice and Sleet Removal

As a reminder to all citizens for todays snow, the Code of the City of

Roanoke (Sec.30-16) states that it is the responsibility of the property

owner orlandlord to have sidewalks cleared of snow, ice or sleet

within three hours after the precipitation has stopped falling. If

the snow, ice or sleet has fallen overnight, sidewalks must be

cleared by 9:00 a.m. the next morning.

Every six (6) hours that snow, ice or sleet is allowed to remain in

violation of this section shall be considered as a separate offense.

In case there is no occupant of the premises, and the owner or agent

cannot be found, the city can have the sidewalk cleared, at the

expense of the owner, with a penalty of twenty (20) percent added.

Source http://www.roanokeva.gov/deptapps/MyRoanok...bintro?OpenForm

Edited by weill

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Roanoke Police Department Makes Arrest in Robbery and Attempted Robbery

An arrest has been made in a robbery and attempted robbery that both

occurred on February 12, 2006. Garet Michael Fitzgerald,

30-years-old of Roanoke, was arrested on February 12, 2006 in the

1700 block of Westview St., NW. Mr. Fitzgerald has been charged with

attempted robbery in connection with an incident at Community Grocery

in the 100 block of Elm Ave., SW. He has also been charged with

robbery in connection with an incident at Stop In Food Stores, in the

1800 block of Memorial Ave., SW. No one was hurt in either

incident. Charges are pending in another robbery that also occurred

on February 12, 2006 at the Wilco Store in the 2100 block of Orange

Ave., NE.

On a related topic, the Roanoke Police Department is hosting a

Robbery Prevention Seminar on February 16, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8

p.m., at the Hotel Roanoke. This event is open to business owners

and employees throughout the Roanoke Valley; and is designed to teach

them how to lessen their chances of becoming victims of robbery, and

how to react if they are targeted by a criminal. Members of Crime

Line will also discuss how their organization works with local law

enforcement agencies to reward people who report criminal

activity.

Source: "

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

City Council Agenda - February 21, 2006

Firewood giveaway Feb. 25

Roanoke Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry will give

away firewood-quality wood from 8 a.m. until

4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Fallon Park.

The wood has not been cut or split, and a loader will be available.

Those interested should bring a pickup truck or large vehicle and

enter the park on the Wise Avenue side through the Tinker Creek

Greenway parking lot.

All material is intended for end users, not for sale.

For more information, contact:

Dan Henry, Urban Forester - 853-1994

Street Closure: Ferdinand Avenue, SW

The Western Virginia Water Authority will close

Ferdinand Avenue, SW, between Elm Avenue and 10th Street, from 10

a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, until 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, to make

repairs to a sanitary sewer line.

East and westbound traffic on Elm Avenue will be detoured north on

5th Street to Campbell Avenue; then west on Campbell Avenue to 10th

Street and then south on 10th Street to Ferdinand Avenue. A detour

for eastbound traffic on Ferdinand Avenue approaching 10th Street

will not be established; however, drivers can use the established

detour in reverse.

The Western Virginia Water Authority will furnish, place, maintain

and remove all signs, barricades, etc. to close Ferdinand Avenue.

The city will place signs at key locations to notify motorists of

this closure and the detour signs.

For more information, call 853-2686.

Restaurant owner dies

Restaurant owner Al Pollard is dead at age 45. Early reports on the cause were unclear, but he apparently passed away in his sleep at his Roanoke home.

A sign at the 419 West Restaurant on Electric Road said,

Edited by weill

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Roanoke Police Department Conducts Radar Enforcement

The Roanoke Police Department is responding to citizens concerns over

speeding. Beginning the week of February 19, 2006 officers will

conduct radar enforcement in the following areas:

Plantation Rd., NE

Gilmer Ave., NW - 1400 block

Riverland Rd., SE

Brandon Ave., SW - 4000 block

If you have concerns about speeding in a certain area in Roanoke call

the Roanoke Police Department at 853-2211.

Source: myroanoke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Homicide

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating a shooting that

occurred on May 20, 2006. Officers were near the 1600 block of

Melrose Ave., NW at approximately 3 a.m. when they heard multiple

gunshots. Upon arriving to the 1600 block of Melrose Ave., NW,

officers saw a large crowd of people who were attending a private

gathering. Eight individuals who were attending that gathering had

been shot, one fatally. No arrests have been made. Anyone with

information concerning this or other crimes should call the Roanoke

Police Department at 853-5959 or 853-2212.

Source: Police reports

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Police now say the sight of the shooting was an illegal club offering gambling, alcohol and food. It was supposedly frequented by some of the biggest drug dealers in Roanoke and might have been in competition with similar speakeasies in the area.

roanoke times

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the update.

Another possible homicide, a homeless person found in the river. Though, recently they have ruled out the possibily of homicide.

Edited by weill

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

roanoke bear storyA bear was roaming through Old SW. Police were afraid it would wander downtown into 'festival in the park'.

Mayor Wilder called... he wants your bear for Maymont.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mayor Wilder called... he wants your bear for Maymont.

Yeah, he already got one bear from Roanoke, I guess maybe this one could be its brother.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Man injured in SE Roanoke shooting.

A man was injured in a shooting Monday in Southeast Roanoke, police said. Brian Steven Dearing, 24, of Roanoke told officers he was standing outside in the 3400 block of Ventnor Avenue when two men approached him and one of them shot him. Police said Dearing went to an acquaintance's house in the same block before rescuers took him to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Source: Roanoke Times

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

City Council Meeting - June 5th, 2006

Roanoke Police Department to Hold Charity Golf Tournament

The Roanoke Police Department is holding its 9th Annual Charity Golf

Tournament on June 3, 2006. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics

Virginia, as well as the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation CYCLE

Program. The event will take place June 3 at Ashley Plantation Golf

Club. Shotgun starts are 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Roanoke Police Department Conducts Occupant Safety Checkpoint

The Roanoke Police Department conducted an occupant safety checkpoint

in conjunction with the final day of the Click It or Ticket

campaign. The checkpoint was held on June 1, 2006 from 10:50 a.m. to

12:50 a.m. in the 1200 block of Wasena Ave., SW. Only two seat belt

violations were found out of 205 cars stopped during the checkpoint.

The following citations were written:

- 2 seat belt

- 1 general equipment violation

- 2 expired state inspections

- 2 expired state registrations

- 5 suspended operators license

- 1 traffic offense

The Roanoke Police Department also gave away gifts and gift cards to

various drivers who were wearing their seat belts. The items were

donated by local businesses and utilized as a way of rewarding

citizens for wearing their seat belts.

Roanoke Police Department Investigates Burglaries

The Roanoke Police Department is investigating two burglaries in

which a male entered the homes of women. The first occurred on May

12, 2006. Officers were called at 3:14 a.m. to a home in the

Southeast zone of the city. The second occurred on June 1, 2006.

Officers were called at 5:18 a.m. to a home in the Southeast zone of

the city. No one was hurt in either incident, and no property was

taken. Police are investigating the possibility of the two incidents

being related. The suspect is described as a black male with short

hair, between 15 and 23 years old, approximately 5 feet, nine inches

tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds. Homeowners are encouraged

to properly secure their homes and call police if they notice any

suspicious persons or activity in their neighborhoods. Anyone with

additional information concerning this or other crimes should call

the Roanoke Police Department at 853-5959 or Crime Line at 344-8500.

Crime Line may offer a monetary reward for any information leading to

an arrest.

Roanoke Police Department Conducts Radar Enforcement

The Roanoke Police Department is responding to citizens concerns over

speeding. Beginning the week of June 4, 2006 officers will conduct

radar enforcement in the following areas:

10th St., NE - 1800 block

Crescent St., NW - 1100 block

9th St., SE 1600 block

Brambleton Ave., SW - 2600 block

These locations were chosen as a result of citizens contacting the

Police Department regarding concerns about speeding in their areas.

If you have concerns about speeding in Roanoke call the Roanoke

Police Department at 853-2211.

Source: MyRoanoke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Street Closure: Norfolk Avenue SE

H. T. Bowling, Inc. will close Norfolk Avenue, SE,

between Market Street and 3rd Street, SE to install storm and

sanitary sewer lines as part of the construction project for the new

Art Museum from 9 a.m., Monday, June 26, until 5 p.m., Friday, June

30.

Streets to Be Closed for Bike Race

On Sunday, July 2, the following streets will be closed

between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for a bike race sponsored by Virginia

Amateur Sports:

Norfolk Avenue between Third Street, SE and its dead end just west

of First Street, SW

Salem Avenue between First Street, SW and Market Street, SE

First Street, SW, Jefferson Street and Market Street, SE between

Salem Avenue and Norfolk Avenue

The following streets will be closed to through traffic:

Wall Street, Jefferson Street and First Street, SW between

Campbell Avenue and Salem Avenue

Campbell Avenue Closing

On Sunday, July 9, Campbell Avenue will be closed

between First and Second Streets from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. to allow

Breakell, Inc. to lift construction materials into the State and City

Building, 102 Campbell Ave.

Source: MyRoanoke

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.