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The Roanoker features 20 brainiacs 2014 JULY/AUGUST 2014 I Volume XXXVI I Number 7/8 These students don't just have 4.0-plus GPAs, they're also strongly involved in community and sports. by Dan Smith 36 new threats to cyber safety? Here's a look at what to worry about and what to not fret over on your PC. by Mason Adams 40 can you go home again? A long-time Roanoke Valley resident returns to her fomer cherished home of . . . Clifton Forge! by Joan Vannorsdall 46 fall fashion in the green room 40 Departments 8 Letters Chuck Almarez Angel David Verde presents the looks for the coming season. 103 dining: summer treats around the valley From dogs at the ballpark to new brews, it's warm-weather eating season. 103 by Jes Gearing the homes issue 10 The 360 54 12 The Flavor great family spaces 13 These four families have created special rooms for gathering and relaxing. The Gossip 14 by Jessica Wright The Gist 62 16 The Calendar 20 advice from the experts: 10 great home tips 110 For getting it ready to sell or ready to provide more enjoyment - here's how. The Network Jes Gearing The Dish 114 The Perfect Weekend Bonus: See page 102 for information on voting for the best restaurants in Roanoke, and for your chance to win free dinners for a year. Visit us at for exclusive content, photos and more! 4 JULY/AUGUST 2014 Special Sections Education Excellence Great learning experiences in the valley and beyond, from K through Grad. Page 28 Top 100 Realtors A salute to the highest-volume real estate agents in 2013. Page 85 by Beth Jones 76 what's your home worth now? Prices have come back since the 2007 tumble, but it's still a buyer's market. by Sandra Brown Kelly On The Cover The front door to our Homes Issue is . . . a front door! Please see our series of home stories and recognition of the area's Top100 Realtors, with the section beginning on page 54. The R http://www.THEROANOKER.COM http://www.THEROANOKER.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Roanoker - July/August 2014

The 360
The Flavor
The Gossip
The Gist
The Calendar
Brainiacs 2014
New Threats to Cyber Safety?
Can You Go Home Again?
Fall Fashion in the Green Room
Great Family Sapces
Home Advice From the Experts: 10 Great Tips
What's Your Home Worth Now?
Dining: Summer Treats Around the Valley
The Dish
The Perfect Weekend
Education Excellence
Top 100 Realtors

The Roanoker - July/August 2014