Rosie’s Gaming Emporium working towards late April opening

Rosie's Gaming Emporium working towards late April opening
A sneak peek today at "Rosie's Gaming Emporium" in Vinton - where the former Colonial Downs offtrack betting parlor used to be. More from WFIR's ...
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Kaine visits Salem VA Medical Center; talks mental health

Kaine visits Salem VA Medical Center; talks mental health
US Senator Tim Kaine was at the Salem VA Medical Center this morning, meeting with veterans and thanking staff members during "Federal Employee Appreciation Week" ...
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Trace Adkins, Clint Black coming to Salem Civic Center

Trace Adkins, Clint Black coming to Salem Civic Center
Two long-time, well-known country music stars are coming to the Salem Civic Center. Trace Adkins and Clint Black will perform there on June 7th. Tickets ...
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Congress looks at Trump National Monument cutbacks

Congress looks at Trump National Monument cutbacks
Criticism of the Trump administration’s review process for national monuments has been renewed. So far, the biggest impacts have been across the country -- but ...
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Tech spring football practices to begin

Tech spring football practices to begin
Believe it or not the Virginia Tech spring football game is less than a month away... WPLY-MIN-WEB ...
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Its typically an uphill climb for Democratic supervisor candidates in Cave ...

Its typically an uphill climb for Democratic supervisor candidates in Cave Spring
Its typically an uphill climb for Democratic supervisor candidates in Cave Spring - although Charlotte Moore did win there once with the party nomination. Now ...
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First the Short family home burns; now a nearby one does

First the Short family home burns; now a nearby one does
Less than one month after fire destroyed the former Short family home in Henry County, flames erupted today at another home just a short distance ...
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Man falls to death trying to attach hammock to ledge over New River

Man falls to death trying to attach hammock to ledge over New River
News release: On March 16, 2019, shortly after 7:00pm, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the Big Falls area of McCoy, for a ...
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Local small business owner launches bid for Cave Spring Supervisor seat

Local small business owner launches bid for Cave Spring Supervisor seat
The owner of Wine Gourmet has formally announced his run for Cave Spring Supervisor. 33-year-old Brian Powell says he wants to move economic development projects ...
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Andy Parker criticizes social media platforms for violent video posts

Andy Parker criticizes social media platforms for violent video posts
The father of slain WDBJ-7 reporter Alison Parker - killed live on-air in 2015 - wants social media platforms to clean up their acts when ...
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Supreme Court agrees to hear DC sniper shootings case

Supreme Court agrees to hear DC sniper shootings case
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who participated in sniper shootings ...
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Cline: New Zealand might ban semi-automatic rifles, but US should not

Cline: New Zealand might ban semi-automatic rifles, but US should not
Congressman Ben Cline says the U.S. should not consider any additional restrictions on owning semi-automatic rifles -- as New Zealand is now doing in light ...
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UVA, Tech, Radford women going to The Big Dance

UVA, Tech, Radford women going to The Big Dance
Virginia gets a number one seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament South bracket and plays Gardner-Webb in Columbia South Carolina on Friday. Meanwhile Virginia ...
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Kaine visits with Venezuelan refugees in Columbia

Kaine visits with Venezuelan refugees in Columbia
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is in a country that neighbors Venezuela -- where about 3 million refugees have fled during a power struggle over disputed ...
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PR exec with airline background says FAA waited to long to ground Max 8R...

PR exec with airline background says FAA waited to long to ground Max 8's
Among those paying close attention to the grounding of those Boeing airplanes after two of them crashed in recent months: public relations executive Tom Becher, ...
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A Taste of Diversity is a timely fundraiser for local organization

A Taste of Diversity is a timely fundraiser for local organization
Friday's bloody attack at several New Zealand mosques by a self-described White Supremacist has made many call again for inclusion and diversity - that's also ...
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Radford women win 1st Big South tournament since 1996

Radford women win 1st Big South tournament since 1996
RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Lydia Rivers scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Radford beat Campbell 57-45 on Sunday for a berth in the ...
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Despite cries of “Shame”, Virginia county approves Amazon incentives

Despite cries of “Shame”, Virginia county approves Amazon incentives
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Protesters repeatedly shouted “shame” as a northern Virginia county board Saturday unanimously approved a $23 million incentives package for Amazon to ...
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Police: Woman arrested after cocaine worth $10K found

Police: Woman arrested after cocaine worth $10K found
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police say they’ve arrested a woman after finding nearly $10,000 worth of cocaine in an apartment. The Virginia State Police issued ...
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Police find 33 dogs, 12 birds in Lynchburg home

Police find 33 dogs, 12 birds in Lynchburg home
From Lynchburg Police: On March 13th, 2019, around 4:46 p.m., the Lynchburg Police Department Animal Control Unit responded to a residence in the 4500-block of ...
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