Throughout the week, we publish various top 5 or top 3 lists of roanoke.com content on Page 2 of the newspaper. For the first time, I’ve rounded up all of our weekly stats for this one blog post (and thanks to some new metrics, I’ve added the top 5 stories on roanoke.com).
Is this something you’d like to see weekly? Your input would be helpful.
Top 5 STORIES on roanoke.com
1. Breaking news: I-581 South reopens after apparent suicide
2. Breaking news: Five teens arrested in Forest nativity scene heist
3. Sports columnist Aaron McFarling: Time for a change at Tech
4. 202 Market owner accused of sexual battery, abduction
5. Breaking news: Pedestrian dies in Monday night crash in Roanoke County
This week’s (Dec. 15-21) top community blog stories.
1. TheBurgs.com: Opinion: Leave politics out of the holiday parade
2. SWoCo.com: Pedestrian dies in accident on Brambleton Avenue
3. BotetourtView.com: Botetourt deputies arrest two in weekend robbery
4. SoSalem.com: Where are the best Christmas lights in Salem and western Roanoke County?
This week’s (Dec. 16-21) most talked-about posts on the Roanoke Times Facebook wall.
1. Gov. Bob McDonnell: Time to discuss arming school officials
2. Sen. Mark Warner changes supportive stand on assault weapons
3. Surf and Turf restaurant to close Christmas Eve