UPDATE: One person displaced after accidental fire in Roanoke County

UPDATE: One person displaced after accidental fire in Roanoke County
UPDATE - The Roanoke County Fire Marshal's office says in a release that their investigation has found this fire to be accidental due to combustible material ...
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The Gauntlet Business Program & Competition returns

The Gauntlet Business Program & Competition returns
The Gauntlet offers business training and competition for local startups - and its back for a fifth time beginning February 5th. Its all about mentoring ...
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Blue Ridge Parkway volunteers will be needed more than ever

Blue Ridge Parkway volunteers will be needed more than ever
An organization that helps keep the Blue Ridge Parkway attractions looking their best is looking for more volunteers. They will be needed more than ever ...
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State Senate passes ERA

State Senate passes ERA
The Virginia State Senate has passed the Equal Rights Amendment by a bipartisan 26 to 14 vote. The bill now moves over to the House ...
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Managing the Winter Blues goal of program tomorrow

Managing the Winter Blues goal of program tomorrow
Its cold, snowy or icy - so you stay home. That can be a ticket to the "Winter Blues" however. A free program tomorrow may ...
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Salem Council member didn’t like morale in city last spring

Salem Council member didn't like morale in city last spring
Salem City Council has voted to seek the resignation of city manager Kevin Boggess. Council voted 3-2 to accept that resignation during a closed session ...
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UVA-Tech square off tonight; coaches weigh in

UVA-Tech square off tonight; coaches weigh in
Tony Bennett and Buzz Williams opine on the Top Ten matchup between their basketball squads tonight: WPLY-MIN ...
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Lawmakers push for casinos in 3 Virginia cities

Lawmakers push for casinos in 3 Virginia cities
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A bipartisan group of state lawmakers say three struggling Virginia cities urgently need casinos to help revive their economies.Republican Sen. Bill ...
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Expanded Virginia hate crimes bill fails to advance

Expanded Virginia hate crimes bill fails to advance
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A proposal to update Virginia's definition of a hate crime to include gender, gender identity and sexual orientation has failed to ...
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Should Va. stop practice of suspending licenses for non-driving offenses?

Should Va. stop practice of suspending licenses for non-driving offenses?
A renewed effort is underway to end Virginia's practice of suspending drivers' licenses for people convicted of offenses that have nothing to do with driving ...
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New Works Festival returns Thursday

New Works Festival returns Thursday
Several new plays written by students in the Playwright's Lab at Hollins University will make their debut at the 2019 Winter Festival of New Works, ...
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Freezing fog & drizzle, flurries, refreezing roads all possible tonigh...

Freezing fog & drizzle, flurries, refreezing roads all possible tonight
The National Weather Service says slick spots are likely to redevelop where water refreezes on roadways tonight, especially along back roads and those not yet ...
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Bill to bar ‘sanctuary cities’ sent to full Virginia Senate

Bill to bar 'sanctuary cities' sent to full Virginia Senate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A bill aimed at prohibiting the formation of ``sanctuary cities'' in Virginia has been sent on to the state Senate. The ...
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Two-year-old boy dead, Christiansburg man charged

Two-year-old boy dead, Christiansburg man charged
A 25-year-old Christiansburg man is jailed after a two-year-old boy he was watching died over the weekend. Christiansburg Police say McKenzie Hellman reported Friday a ...
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Former girls basketball coach charged with sex crimes with minor

Former girls basketball coach charged with sex crimes with minor
A former Glenvar High School girls’ basketball coach has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse. The Bedford County Sheriff's Office and jail records ...
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City wants public input on art for “MOTA” northwest project at ...

City wants public input on art for "MOTA" northwest project at Goodwill campus
The City of Roanoke is seeking feedback on what it wants to see in the way of public art in the Melrose-Orange Avenue Target area ...
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Rasoul, other state lawmakers could put cash in your pocket

Rasoul, other state lawmakers could put cash in your pocket
At a news conference in the state capitol this afternoon a group of state lawmakers including Roanoke Delegate Sam Rasoul will unveil new legislation that ...
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Virginia lawmakers consider Equal Rights Amendment ratification

Virginia lawmakers consider Equal Rights Amendment ratification
Virginia lawmakers are being asked to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment this winter. Supporters say that would provide the needed number of states to become ...
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Tech, UVA get set to square off on hardcourt

Tech, UVA get set to square off on hardcourt
As Virginia Tech gets ready to play UVA in a Top Ten men's basketball contest tomorrow, Hokies coach Buzz Williams sings the praises of Ahmed ...
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VSP says slick roads contributed to I-81 fatality

VSP says slick roads contributed to I-81 fatality
(From Virginia State Police) At 8:51 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 12, 2019), Virginia State Police Trooper J.L. Simone responded to a three-vehicle crash at the 90 ...
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