No other local web site provides the depth of information that you’ll find on Roanoke.com. Our integrated team of editors, reporters, photographers, graphic artists and online producers keep the site updated 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with local news and information.
In addition to news updates throughout the day, Roanoke.com provides special content and features that are unique to online. Look here for podcasts, video projects, photo galleries and multimedia slide shows. The community is asked to join in, with the ability to write their own movie and restaurant reviews, post to the community calendar and message boards, and add their own pictures to our photo blog. Users can sign up for news and entertainment information by email, register for contests, or set up alerts through our classified tools. Our heavy at-work audience can manage their job search or get career advice on jobs.roanoke.com, the region’s top online employment site.
Our many content areas include:
There’s no better source for the information that matters to the local community. We carry news about our local schools, development, business news, safety, births and deaths. In addition to the in-depth reports readers have come to expect from The Roanoke Times, editors update the site throughout the day with breaking news.
In addition to coverage of the Hoos and Hokies with Doug Doughty and Randy King, Roanoke.com covers prep sports in the
and New River valleys and NASCAR news in
and beyond. Find out about fishing, hunting, hiking, biking and more in our Outdoors section. Check out seasonal coverage of the Salem Avalanche baseball, Roanoke Dazzle basketball and Viper hockey. These online reports cater to local sports buffs.
Insideout.roanoke.com is the place to go for what’s happening in and around
. In addition to our popular community calendar, users can search for what’s playing at local movie theaters, read reviews or watch trailers of current films. Listen to some of the local bands about town, or plan dinner out by searching our database of more than 600 restaurants by cuisine, price or geography.
Roanoke.com goes beyond print to bring you unique multimedia reports. Features include our photo blog, video reports, podcasts and multimedia slide shows. These online reports reach a broadband audience and seek to make the most of the online medium. Video and audio advertising can be incorporated into these reports, which stretch across most content categories, including news, entertainment and sports.
Find the right job right now on
’s leading online employment site, jobs.roanoke.com. This interactive and user-friendly recruiting tool offers job seekers access to the largest database of local job opportunities. Job seekers can set up user profiles and store several resumes and cover letters in addition to keeping track of their applications. Check out our weekly poll and get expert career advice.
Search our site for some of the best deals on wheels. The cars site is updated regularly with listings of new and used vehicles which you can search by make, model or dealership. It takes only seconds to find the vehicle of your dreams. Don’t forget to check out our listings of antique vehicles.
Find your next home or apartment on roanoke.com. Get connected to local property listings, find an agent or learn more about that new development you drove past the other day. Browse our home improvement sections, or find out more about local neighborhoods in our regional Discover sections.
Targeted Geographic Reports
In addition to owning the Roanoke.com URL, The Roanoke Times also owns smithmountianlake.com and newrivervalley.com. In those geographic areas, we’ve developed special web sites with content geared to meet the needs of those local communities. Look for special coverage of the lake and the fast-growing
with these web sections.
Check here for school closings, provided through a partnership with The Roanoke Times and WVTF. You can also get up-to-the-minute weather, extended forecasts, driving conditions, weather alerts and air-quality information. Get more weather news in Kevin Myatt’s weather journal.