Roanoke Times closing Roanoke production facility, cutting 53 jobs

Sixteen full-time and 37 part-time positions cut

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager
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ROANOKE, Va. - Issues of The Roanoke Times will no longer be printed in Roanoke, according to The Roanoke Times.

The paper will now be printed at the Lynchburg News & Advance, according to Roanoke Times publisher Terry Jamerson.

In The Roanoke Times article, she said that closing the production facility in Roanoke is part of the change.

Fifty-three jobs, 16 full-time and 37 part-time, will be cut in the pressroom and mailroom, according to The Roanoke Times.

The Roanoke Times reports that the change is not expected to affect subscriber delivery times.

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