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
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
can you go home again?
A long-time Roanoke Valley resident returns
to her fomer cherished home of . . .
by Joan Vannorsdall
fall fashion in
the green room
Angel David Verde presents the looks for the
dining: summer treats
around the valley
From dogs at the ballpark to new brews, it's
warm-weather eating season.
by Jes Gearing
the homes issue
great family spaces
These four families have created special
rooms for gathering and relaxing.
by Jessica Wright
advice from the experts:
10 great home tips
For getting it ready to sell or ready to provide
more enjoyment - here's how.
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.
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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
what's your home worth
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.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Roanoker - July/August 2014