State Little League title to be decided in Roanoke County

State Little League title to be decided in Roanoke County
Today through Tuesday 16 Little League baseball all-star teams from all around the Commonwealth are convening at Starkey Park in Southwest Roanoke County for the ...
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Shakespeare in the Park – in Salem – this weekend

Shakespeare in the Park - in Salem - this weekend
One of Shakespeare's most popular plays is the comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream." A new local theater company called Two Muses is staging it outdoors ...
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What to expect: Kaine, Stewart hold first debate tomorrow

What to expect: Kaine, Stewart hold first debate tomorrow
Senator Tim Kaine and challenger Corey Stewart will conduct their first debate tomorrow. You can't see in on live TV, but it could set the ...
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Kaine says idea of sending ex-Ambassador to Russia was wrongheaded

Kaine says idea of sending ex-Ambassador to Russia was wrongheaded
After seeming to entertain the idea of allowing Russia to interview a former US Ambassador to that country the White House said "no" yesterday. Virginia's ...
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Berglund Center takes it outside with “Dilly Dilly” concert

Berglund Center takes it outside with "Dilly Dilly" concert
Country music stars Josh Turner, RaeLynn, and Jordan Davis will be at Elmwood Park this Saturday to kick off a new event. The Berglund Center ...
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FloydFest Wild is next week

FloydFest Wild is next week
Live music in an assortment of genres on numerous stages, craft beer, eclectic food offerings, outdoor activities, camping - and lots of interesting people of ...
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UVA, VT coaches speak on ACC Football media day

UVA, VT coaches speak on ACC Football media day
Bronco Mendenhall and Justin Fuente had their turns at the podium yesterday. WPLY-MIN ...
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Adrian Cronauer – a longtime friend remembers him as a “Man for...

Adrian Cronauer - a longtime friend remembers him as a "Man for All Seasons"
The man whose story inspired the movie "Good Morning, Vietnam" has passed away at age 79. Adrian Cronauer was a radio disc jockey, a community ...
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Spartan Kids Race this weekend in Salem

Spartan Kids Race this weekend in Salem
You’ve probably heard of a Spartan Race -- well there’s one this weekend in Salem that’s scaled to kids. Details from WFIR’s Ian Price: 07-19 ...
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City hosts “Plan Roanoke” launch this morning

City hosts "Plan Roanoke" launch this morning
The City of Roanoke wants residents to "dream today - so that we can shape tomorrow" by giving their input on the next comprehensive plan ...
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Seminar to inform potential home buyers about rights

Seminar to inform potential home buyers about rights
Future home owners are encouraged to attend a seminar where they can learn about their rights when buying a home. WFIR's Clark Palmer has more.07-19 ...
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How has VA Lottery changed in 30 years? Start with the tickets

How has VA Lottery changed in 30 years? Start with the tickets
As the Virginia lottery approaches its 30th birthday in September, officials say better technology is one of the major ways it has changed. This comes ...
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Fire in Vinton today draws multiple agencies

Fire in Vinton today draws multiple agencies
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire in the 100 block of Poplar Street in Vinton around 1 this afternoon - where they ...
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Youth mountain bike races aim to inspire next generation of outdoor enthusi...

Youth mountain bike races aim to inspire next generation of outdoor enthusiasts
Organizers of a series of youth mountain biking races say it could inspire the younger generation to continue Roanoke's outdoor culture. WFIR's Clark Palmer has ...
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Boil water notice lifted in Rocky Mount

Boil water notice lifted in Rocky Mount
The boil water notice that's been in effect since last Friday for areas in Rocky Mount is officially over. Town officials say water line breaks ...
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Renovations at Liberty football stadium continue

Renovations at Liberty football stadium continue
Renovations at Williams Stadium - home of the Liberty Flames Football team - are going full steam with a new video board and seat expansion ...
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Delta Dental State Open underway at Ballyhack

Delta Dental State Open underway at Ballyhack
Its the largest golf tournament of its kind in the Commonwealth - with a prestigious list of past winners. More on the Delta Dental State ...
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Live music and brasserie coming to downtown Roanoke

Live music and brasserie coming to downtown Roanoke
What’s soon to be Roanoke’s newest music venue is also going to be the newest brasserie. More from WFIR’s Ian Price: 07-18 Brasserie WEB-WRAP ...
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Legislative panel hears of rise in surprise medical bills

Legislative panel hears of rise in surprise medical bills
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Surprise medical bills are on the rise and Del. Kathy Byron, chair of the legislature's Health Insurance Reform Commission, says Virginia's ...
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Roanoke ranked among top cities for 1st time home buyers

Roanoke ranked among top cities for 1st time home buyers
A recent study ranks Roanoke just outside the top 25 best small cities for first-time home buyers - but it’s not because of the real ...
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