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Viola Higgins

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I’m a mother of 2 little angels that I continuously try to figure out and spend the other half figuring out how to be a great wife. Writing is my passion and I write regularly for MDMH Roanoke and several other national news outlets.

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A winery in Roanoke County closes after 26 years in business

Roanoke, Virginia – A statement from AmRhein Wine Cellars on Monday stated that the vineyard is closing after 26 years...

Local News2 days ago

THC emergency room visits decrease in young Virginians

Charlottesville, Virginia – There is a decline in the number of young Virginians visiting emergency rooms for THC or hemp-related...

Local News3 days ago

Roanoke’s Local Colors Festival brings a global journey

Roanoke, Virginia – The 33rd Annual Local Colors Festival took place in Elmwood Park on Saturday, providing Roanoke locals with...

Local News4 days ago

The Historic Roanoke City Market building will soon start a redesign and rebranding effort

Roanoke, Virginia – The iconic Roanoke City Market Building will soon undergo significant renovations. At a press conference on Thursday,...

Local News5 days ago

Student from Alleghany High School awarded for performing a courageous act of life-saving

Alleghany County – A high school boy in the area is being praised as a hero after his fast thinking...

Local News6 days ago

The Virginia Parole Board will consider Stephen Epperly’s request to be freed from his 1980 murder conviction

Pulaski County, Virginia – More than 40 years have passed since Stephen Epperly’s conviction for Gina Renee Hall’s murder. He...

Local News7 days ago

Lynchburg residents voice their opinions over the canceling of the International Festival

Lynchburg, Virginia – Citizens brought up the topic of the International Festival’s cancellation during the public comment period during Tuesday...

Local News1 week ago

People discuss HopeTree rezoning during a public meeting held by the city council

Salem, Virginia – Concerns regarding the development of the HopeTree site are still being voiced by Salem locals. There has...

Local News1 week ago

Families facing homelessness will be accommodated at the Alexa House Mission Center, which is devoted to missing community members

Roanoke, Virginia – A local mission center has finished renovations. It was dedicated on Saturday in memory of three deceased...

Local News1 week ago

After the Lansdowne project is finished, the Roanoke neighborhood becomes safer

Roanoke, Virginia – According to DMV data, Roanoke City has seen at least 26 pedestrian collisions this year. Of those,...