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Marco Harmon


I was born and raised right here in Roanoke, VA. I studied Communications Studies at Roanoke College and I've been part of the news industry ever since. When I'm not on the desk, I love spending time downtown Roanoke and exploring local restaurants and breweries.

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Local News11 hours ago

Roanoke Valley first responders had a graduation ceremony

Roanoke, Virginia – A new organization of first responders has been established in the Roanoke Valley. The Berglund Center was...

Local News1 day ago

First Lady of Virginia speaks about fentanyl safety at Roanoke City Schools

Roanoke, Virginia – To raise awareness about fentanyl, Roanoke City Schools and Virginia First Lady Suzanne Youngkin are collaborating. She...

Local News3 days ago

In the previous week, Roanoke’s gas prices decreased by 6.3 cents

Roanoke, Virginia – According to GasBuddy’s study of 155 Roanoke gas stations, the average price of gasoline in the city...

Virginia4 days ago

Franklin County School Board meets in special session to talk about potential closures

Franklin County, Virginia – On Saturday, the Franklin County School Board conducted a public meeting to explore the possibility of...

Local News5 days ago

Farmers had a 3.5 times higher risk of committing suicide, according to the National Rural Health Association

Bedford County, Virginia – While you might imagine that being on a farm is a tranquil getaway, many farmers find...

Local News6 days ago

Black History Month: Reuben Lawson is remembered by the Roanoke community

Roanoke, Virginia – Reuben Lawson and Reverend Edward Burton collaborated throughout the Civil Rights Movement. “We were in a full...

Local News6 days ago

Following threats on social media, Roanoke City Public Schools closed on Thursday

Roanoke, Virginia – The entire Roanoke school system was closed on Thursday due to threats made against multiple campuses on...

Local News1 week ago

In seeking a new superintendent, Bedford County Public Schools is open to public feedback

Bedford, Virginia – A new superintendent for Bedford County Public Schools is now being sought after. This follows Dr. Marc...

Virginia1 week ago

Virginia’s approach to the persistent scarcity of daycare

Virginia – Finding and paying for daycare services is a challenge for many Virginian families, particularly those with small children....

Local News1 week ago

New River Valley Polar Plunge helps Special Olympics Virginia raise $95,000

Radford, Virginia – Even though it was chilly outside on Saturday, people were in a competitive mood in Bisset Park...