One of Roanoke’s busiest intersections will see significant disruptions all weekend as crews replace an old water main. The goal is reduce future traffic disruptions along Orange Avenue, but from Friday night through Sunday, the work will require lane closures and detours at Orange and Williamson Road. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more.
State environmental officials say Virginia industries are treating and recycling more toxic chemicals then ever before — instead of releasing them into the air, water or land. More from WFIR’s Evan Jones.
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A priest who has made awareness of human sex trafficking a central part of his mission is speaking tonight at Sweet Briar College, hoping his efforts help lead to more action against those responsible — and more hope for the victims. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
Vorderbruggen speaks tonight at Sweet Briar College. Click here for full event information.
The Norfolk and Western 611 locomotive begins this year’s excursion schedule two weeks from tomorrow, excursions that are turning into an important fund-raiser for the Virginia Museum of Transportation. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
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The news that Deschutes Brewery is coming to Roanoke is a big boost to the region in several ways — and it enhances Virginia’s growing role as a home to craft brewers. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.
Click here for Deschutes’ web site on its future Roanoke location