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[ARCHIVED] Roanoke Recap – Jan. 24, 2020

The original item was published from January 24, 2020 9:26 AM to January 24, 2020 9:30 AM

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Improvements on Franklin Road to Begin Next Week

Beginning the week of Jan. 27, the City of Roanoke will be installing storm drains and sidewalks along the shoulder of the southbound lane of Franklin Road SW, which will affect traffic flow periodically. Read more about this project here.

Author Talk, Book Signing Coming to Raleigh Court Branch Library

Gary Keel, author of the historical/political thriller Executive Order 14900, will be at the Raleigh Court Branch Library from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, for an Author Talk and Book Signing event.  Click here to learn more about the event. Information about Mr. Keel's book can be found here

Parks and Recreation to Host ‘Timeless Twenties’ Event

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Roanoke Parks and Recreation will host “Timeless Twenties” at Mountain View Recreation Center. At this event, participants will be invited to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of the Roaring Twenties by wearing clothing styles of the 1920s, and enjoying games, entertainment, food, and beverages that were popular during that time. Saturday has sold out, but there are still tickets available for Friday. Learn more here or visit