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News in Salem

1

Aug

2016

Movies at Longwood moved to August 19th with "Inside Out"

The City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department will continue its 2016 outdoor movie season at Longwood Park on Friday, August 19th. The animated Disney-Pixar hit “Inside Out” - featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Kaitlyn Diaz and Phyllis Smith - will begin at dusk, around 9 p.m., and admission is absolutely free.

31

Jul

2016

Structure Fire at 1832 Apperson Drive

On Saturday night at approximately 10:03 p.m., the Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at a small commercial building located at 1832 Apperson Drive.

29

Jul

2016

Salem Announces New Basketball Event to Honor Adam Ward

Salem High School, the Western Virginia Basketball Officials Association and the City of Salem have joined forces to honor the memory of Adam Ward by establishing a Basketball Classic in his honor. The 2007 Salem High School alumnus, who graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011, played football at Salem High School, but was an avid fan and supporter of all types of athletic events his entire life.

29

Jul

2016

Salem Police Make Arrest in Thursday Night Shooting

On July 28, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Salem Police responded to the 200 block of Chestnut Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a wounded victim lying outside of a home.

19

Jul

2016

Grand Jury Hands Down Additional Charges in James' Case

On Friday, July 15, a Grand Jury for the City of Salem returned indictments in connection with the November death of a three-month-old child.

19

Jul

2016

Arrest Made in Indecent Exposure Case

On July 7, officers responded to the 1800 block of West Main Street in reference to an indecent exposure complaint.

11

Jul

2016

Salem Fair Reaches New Heights Despite the Rain

The rainy weather, that has been the trademark this summer in Southwest Virginia, couldn’t stop the Salem Fair from having another record year.

8

Jul

2016

Salem Police Seek Suspect in Road Rage Incident

On Thursday, July 7, at approximately 3 p.m., the Salem Police Department responded to the 100 block of Upland Drive in reference to a road rage incident.

8

Jul

2016

Salem Police Make Second Arrest in 7-Eleven Robbery

Both of the suspects involved in the armed robbery of the 7-Eleven store on Roanoke Boulevard in Salem last Saturday are now in custody.

8

Jul

2016

Domino to Headline "Salem After Five" on July 22

The 2016 “Salem After Five” concert series is down to the final two events of the season. On Friday, July 22, one of the region’s favorites, Domino, performs on the Salem Farmers Market stage. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the event gets underway at 5:30 p.m. with all proceeds benefiting the Local Office on Aging.
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