Author: Roanoke Free Press

  • Gay Friendly Areas in Virginia

    Gay Friendly Areas in Virginia

    If you’re planning a trip to Virginia, there are several places that are known for being gay-friendly. Virginia is home to a thriving LGBTQ+ community. These citizens own businesses, organize events, and enjoy the outdoors. If you’re interested in exploring the diverse cultures of these people, you should consider visiting Alexandria, Norfolk, Charlottesville, or Arlington. […]

  • Accotink Creek

    Accotink Creek

    Camp Humphreys was a training camp During World War I, Camp A.A. Humphreys was built on a former mill site in Accotink Creek and became a training camp for more than 20,000 men. It was a very active training camp and by the end of the war, over 50K enlisted men and 4900 officer candidates […]

  • Virginia Immigration Lawyer

    Virginia Immigration Lawyer

    Choosing a Virginia Immigration Lawyer If you are deciding on a Virginia immigration lawyer, you have many options. The four attorneys in this article are Elizabeth “Betty” Stevens, David Yamaguchi, Rachel Thompson, and Emily Sumner. They are experienced in a wide range of cases, and are each capable of guiding you through the process. Read […]

  • Personal Delivery Devices

    Personal Delivery Devices

    Important Facts About Personal Delivery Devices Using Personal Delivery Devices for delivery purposes is growing in popularity. These devices are becoming safer and more convenient, and the state of Colorado has recently passed legislation to clarify liability requirements and limit local governments’ ability to enact ordinances. In addition, the legislation outlines lighting and insurance requirements, […]

  • Bob McDonnel

    Bob McDonnel

    Robert McDonnel, the 71st Governor of Virginia, was sworn in on January 16, 2010. By the end of his term in office, more than eighty percent of his legislative proposals had been approved by the state’s General Assembly. Among his many reforms are more charter schools, expanding virtual learning programs, and job-creating businesses incentives. Read […]

  • Tim Kaine

    Tim Kaine

    The American politician and lawyer Tim Michael “Kaine” is currently serving as the junior United States senator from Virginia. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Kaine was previously the 38th lieutenant governor of Virginia from 2002 to 2006 and the 70th governor of the state from 2006 to 2010. Tim Kaine’s father was […]

  • WDBJ7 News Shooting

    WDBJ7 News Shooting

    Several Witnesses Identify the Shooter Several witnesses identified the shooter in the WDBJ7 News Shooting. Roanoke Police says the man came to the scene of the shooting on his own and was armed with a gun. The gunshot wound was self-inflicted. No suspect has been identified and the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office has not released any […]

  • Mental Health Facilities in Virginia

    Mental Health Facilities in Virginia

    Mental Health Facilities in Virginia Are Struggling With Bed Shortages and Staffing Shortages If you are looking for a mental health facility in Virginia, you may be surprised to learn that there are many options available. However, the shortage of beds and staffing is not a problem that you have to deal with alone. Whether […]

  • Nikki Giovanni Virginia Tech

    Nikki Giovanni Virginia Tech

    Nikki Giovanni is a writer, poet and activist. She studied at Virginia Tech. The Virginia Tech community was largely supportive of her work, including a letter of support from President Obama. Her writings are known for their lyricism and the strong sense of community that a Virginia Tech student can bring to any campus. She […]

  • Lowman Henry

    Lowman Henry

    John Henry is a Pennsylvania politician and a former chairman of the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association. He is also a board member of the Foundation for Free Enterprise Education. He is also a member of the Republican State Committee. He is married to Carol Lynn Henry and has three sons. His political career began in the […]