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McTeacher's Night 2022

Nov 23, 2022 at 07:00 am by Arthur-RB

Washington County teachers raise their personally-designed signs high into the air, ushering in drivers along Hwy 64 to stop for a quick bite to eat at McDonalds during.... Read More

Oops

Nov 23, 2022 at 07:00 am by Mary-RB

Two details were incorrect in the November 16 Roanoke Beacon story regarding election results. In the race for US Senate, Democrat Cheri Beasley outpolled Republican Te.... Read More

Bullets pierce car with mom, kids inside

Nov 23, 2022 at 07:00 am by Dale-RB

Two rounds from a volley of gunfire resulted in bullet holes in a moving vehicle Sunday night about 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Wilson Street and Brinkley Avenue. Ply.... Read More

Couple brings Underground Railroad to life

Nov 23, 2022 at 07:00 am by Dale-RB

Three dozen people traveled back in time last week for a look at the “brilliance, creativity and ingenuity” of 19th Century abolitionists and free blacks as.... Read More

Barn quilt trail used to communicate messages to freedom seekers

Nov 23, 2022 at 07:00 am by Dale-RB

Plymouth resident Jill Manring engineered a local barn quilt trail with a group of volunteer painters earlier this year. The idea for a barn quilt trail was inspired by.... Read More