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Dec 10


Posted on December 10, 2018 at 3:47 PM by Melinda Mayo

What else could I possibly post about today – but snow?

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Dec 03

Humanity First

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 9:45 AM by Whitney Slightham

I had two occasions this past weekend to observe a positive aspect of politics.  The first, the lessons learned in association with the passing of President George H.W. Bush.  The second, the passing of a beloved grandmother of a City Council member and the support provided by her fellow Council Members.  Both of these highlighted how much better we are when we place our humanity first.

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Nov 26

Spending Some Time with the Neighbors

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 3:14 PM by Whitney Slightham

One of the great things about living in Roanoke is the easy access we have to so many different places and attractions.  You really can access just about anything from, here including world-class outdoor amenities, great arts and cultural offerings, shopping, historic sites, and much more. 

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