It’s been a Titan-ic week in Southwest Roanoke County, or at least in the Hidden Valley part of the neighborhood. In this week’s print edition of SWoCo, which hits the streets (and cul-de-sacs, and occasional backroads) on Friday, you’ll see lots of photos related to Hidden Valley homecoming — and also lots of places where we tell readers to go online for more. More photos of the Hidden Valley homecoming parade. More photos of the Hidden Valley homecoming game. And, yes, more photos from the Hidden Valley homecoming dance.
Well, you’ve come to the right place to find those links. By the way, that’s Logan Brown, Sarah Stilwell, Paige Wilson and Zach Brabham right there.
Cave Spring fans, take heart. We’ll be at your homecoming events, too. (The game is Oct. 10 and the dance is Oct. 11). Until then, there’s lots more for everybody this week, no matter which school district you’re in.
IN SCHOOL NEWS:
* More photos from Back Creek Elementary
* More photos from back-to-school night at Cave Spring Middle School
* More photos from back-to-school night at Cave Spring High School
* More photos from back-to-school night at Hidden Valley High School
IN OTHER NEWS:
* Roanoke County is 71% smoke-free
* More on the Queen of Needlepoint, and yarn shops
* Power outage darkens part of Southwest Roanoke County
* Colonial Avenue Baptist to hold yard sale Oct. 3-4
* Jewelry fashion show and brunch set for Oct. 14
* More garden photos from Southwest Roanoke County
* Not to be confused with . . . . strange vegetable photos.
* More photos of fans at the Western Virginia Education Classic game
* More on the Roanoke Valley Senior Golf Tournament
AND IN YOUTH SPORTS:
* Photos from the Cave Spring – Patrick Henry football game.
* Photos from the Cave Spring freshman and sophomore team.
* More photos from Cave Spring Middle School’s volleyball game against Andrew Lewis
So how can you get your news and photos in SWoCo? Easy! Just let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more on SWoCo — including how to advertise and reach more than 90 percent of the households in Southwest Roanoke County — keep reading below:
* You can meet our community journalist for Southwest Roanoke County — Emily Flora. She keeps regular office hours at our “bureau” — the Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea on Starkey Road. Here’s her schedule.
* So how do we reach more than 90 percent of the households in Southwest 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 miss you somehow.
* Are you an advertiser who wants to get your message to more than 90 percent of the households in Southwest Roanoke County? You can find out more at email@example.com. Want to place a classified ad to reach your neighbors in Swoco? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finally, a special treat: SWoco, the video. A trilogy, actually.
Plus, an invitation: Write a song or a poem about SWoCo! Send it to us at email@example.com and, well, we’ll figure out something fun to do with it. We promise.