Mark Brittain this week shared not one, not two, but three, but four photo galleries from the Cave Spring American Junior League all-stars’ appearance in the state tournament. We were delighted to be able to use some in our print edition — and then share the rest here online.
Those aren’t the only online extras we have this week. Here’s an easy way to find the rest:
* School board approves renovation contracts for Cave Spring Elementary and Green Valley Elementary
* Cancer Society hosts community yard sale off Electric Road on Aug. 8
* Colonial Avenue Baptist mission team takes Kentucky youths to Major League Baseball game
* More photos from Teen Mystery Night
* Link to the Money Magazine article about Cave Spring being named one of the nation’s best small towns
* Photos from last year’s Knights in Training
* More photos from Miss Virginia at The Park-Oak Grove
* More photos from Cow Appreciation Day
* More photos from First Fridays
AND IN SPORTS . . .
* Valley AFC and Cave Spring Vet award scholarships
* Photos of Virginia Thunder and Roanoke Roar basketball teams
* More photos from the city-county swim meet
* More photos of the Cave Spring American Legion baseball team
So how can you get your news and photos in SWoCo? Easy! Just share at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on us — and how to advertise and reach more than 90 percent of the households in Southwest Roanoke County — see 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.
* Want to keep up with us in other ways? You can join our “fan group” on Facebook or become one of our “followers” on Twitter. Just search for “swoco” and you’ll find us.
* 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.
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