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News in Salem

13

Oct

2016

CIAA Football Title Game Will Be Played in Salem Next Month

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced today that they will be moving the CIAA Football Championship from Durham, NC to Salem, VA.

6

Oct

2016

Guilty Pleas Secured in Child Murder Case from 2015

The City of Salem Commonwealth’s Attorney has secured guilty pleas against two adults who were responsible for the death of a four-year-old and injuries to a six-year-old who lived in the same home on Front Avenue.

28

Aug

2016

Salem Police Investigate Ambulance and Motorcycle Accident

This afternoon at 2:24 p.m., Salem Police Officers and Salem Fire and EMS members responded to the 1800 block of West Main Street in reference to a vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.

26

Aug

2016

Structure Fire at Spartan Silk Screen Ruled Accidental

The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a fire at Spartan Silk Screen, located at 107 Roanoke Blvd., Thursday night at approximately 9:50 p.m.

5

Aug

2016

42nd Annual Salem Distance Run Set for August 13

The 42nd Annual Health Focus of Southwest Virginia Salem Distance Run is set for Saturday, August 13. The 5K, 10K and 3-mile Poker Walk events will once again start on Main Street in Downtown Salem and end at Longwood Park.

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.
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