Roanoke County book discussion series tackles meaty subjects

Roanoke County book discussion series tackles meaty subjects
Inspired in part by the New Connections program in Roanoke City, the "Lets Talk" book discussion series in Roanoke County is focused on some serious ...
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In some parts of Virginia, it’s non-stop campaign ad bombardment

In some parts of Virginia, it's non-stop campaign ad bombardment
You wouldn't know it our part of the state, but millions of dollars are flowing into this year's General Assembly campaigns. The money is concentrated ...
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UPDATE: Suspect in SML store burglary arrested

UPDATE: Suspect in SML store burglary arrested
UPDATED PRESS RELEASE:Jeffrey Todd Lynch was arrested this evening in Bedford County. PREVIOUS NEWS RELEASE UPDATE: The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has obtained arrest warrants for ...
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City needs to look at more creative housing options says non-profit founder

City needs to look at more creative housing options says non-profit founder
For the past several years The Least of These Ministries has been cruising the streets of downtown - meeting the homeless where they are. The ...
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Roanoke City Council looks to move municipal elections to November

Roanoke City Council looks to move municipal elections to November
Supporters of changing the date of Roanoke’s municipal elections say it will make it easier for residents to get to the polls. WFIR’s Clark Palmer ...
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Senator says withdrawing troops from Syria could lead to ISIS resurgence

Senator says withdrawing troops from Syria could lead to ISIS resurgence
Virginia’s Junior Senator says U.S. military action in Northern Syria is sending the wrong message to the world. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 10-22 Kaine-Syria ...
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Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown endorses candidate to succeed him

Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown endorses candidate to succeed him
From Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown: I am, at this time, officially endorsing Captain Mike Miller for Sheriff of Bedford County. Prior to the June ...
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Perkins reflects on UVA win; Carter on TV sports career

Perkins reflects on UVA win; Carter on TV sports career
Dennis Carter from WSET is about to retire as sports director - he looks back; and Bryce Perkins on UVA's big win over Duke on ...
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Morgan Harrington’s life and legacy illustrated on timeline banner

Morgan Harrington's life and legacy illustrated on timeline banner
Morgan Harrington's life - and her legacy - are cataloged on a timeline banner of her life that was displayed last Thursday in Charlottesville - ...
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Christiansburg couple part of first drone deliveries in the county

Christiansburg couple part of first drone deliveries in the county
In case you missed it history was made here in the region on Friday - the first-ever deliveries of commercial products by drones to end ...
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Charges pending after passenger is trapped, dies when pickup strikes tree

Charges pending after passenger is trapped, dies when pickup strikes tree
A Radford Man died today after the pickup truck he was riding in left State Route 8 between Christiansburg and Floyd and struck a tree ...
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WRABA’s Restaurant Week through this Saturday has an international fl...

WRABA's Restaurant Week through this Saturday has an international flair
The latest version of Restaurant Week through this Saturday on Williamson Road has a definite international flair, as WFIR's Gene Marrano reports: 10-21 WRABA Wrap#1 ...
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Juicy After Dark expands to monthly Monday night block party

Juicy After Dark expands to monthly Monday night block party
What started as an occasional Monday night event for adults has turned into a monthly block party beginning tonight in downtown Roanoke. Tonight's event is ...
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Paul Mahoney live: Tanglewood, “Coolness factor” and more

Paul Mahoney live: Tanglewood, "Coolness factor" and more
Three people are running to represent the Cave Spring District on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors. We will hear from all three in the ...
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A good weekend for college football teams in the Commonwealth

A good weekend for college football teams in the Commonwealth
Starting with that crazy 6 overtime game when Virginia Tech beat UNC on Saturday in an historic game with a new overtime format. WPLY-MIN ...
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Windows 7 alert: PC owners using it face important decision

Windows 7 alert: PC owners using it face important decision
A deadline is less than three months away for all PC's that use the Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft will stop supporting it in mid-January, ...
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Historic flights in the New River Valley on Friday

Historic flights in the New River Valley on Friday
A partnership between Google affiliate Wing and Virginia Tech led to a first in the nation on Friday - deliveries by drone from a local ...
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Bedford County school district: Deal ends federal investigation

Bedford County school district: Deal ends federal investigation
BEDFORD, Va. (AP)  Officials with the Bedford County School district say they recently reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education after the agency ...
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VSP investigates fatal Botetourt crash

VSP investigates fatal Botetourt crash
(from Virginia State Police) BOTETOURT, Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper A.S. Cummings is investigating a single vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. The ...
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GoFest is a no-go today: cancelled due to weather

GoFest is a no-go today: cancelled due to weather
The rainy weather and muddy grounds has forced cancellation of today's (Sunday) Go Outside Festival at River's Edge South in Roanoke after two days of ...
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