Can you believe June is almost over? Our latest issue of So Salem comes out Friday, destined to reach more than 90 percent of the households in Salem and western Roanoke County. (How do we do that? See below. And if you’d like to find out how you can advertise in So Salem to reach all those households, click here for retail advertising or click here for classifieds.)
We update this site multiple times a day on weekdays, and sometimes on weekends, so think of this as your site for daily coverage of Salem and western Roanoke County.
Meanwhile, in the June 27 issue, you’ll see several places where we direct folks online for more photos or other coverage. Here’s a guide to our . . .
SPECIAL ONLINE EXTRAS
* Photos from Salem’s Relay for Life
* Update on how much Salem’s relay raised
* Two taken to hospital after gas leak in Salem
* Salem names all-star softball team to face Olympians July 24
* Salem Senior Mountain Pickers draw a crowd
* Glenvar grad Adam Clark leads Boston-based band, The Superpowers
* Another photo from the doll’s tea party
* Photos and coverage of Knit in Public Day at Lake Spring Park
* Parent photos from Glenvar graduation. (And it’s not too late to send yours, too. We’ll take ‘em at email@example.com)
* Video from Senior World Cup softball in Salem
Finally, some shout-outs: Send us your summer photos! Click here to find out more. And high school grads, you can still write your graduation blurb about your plans and we’ll publish it for free. Click here to find out more about that.
Want to find out how to get other news and photos in So Salem? Keep reading below!
* You can email us your news or photos at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re especially looking for photos from youth sports and Vacation Bible School announcements.
* You can meet our community journalist for Salem and western Roanoke County — Miranda Adkins. Here’s her schedule of office hours at the Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea in Salem.
* So how do we reach 90 percent of the households in Salem and western Roanoke County? Here’s how: Subscribers to The Roanoke Times get it included in their Friday paper; non-subscribers have it mailed to them as part of the weekly Simply Savings advertising flier. Those two add up to more than 90 percent. Plus, we have some free copies available at Kroger, Food Lion and Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea, in case we somehow missed you.