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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Harper wins home run derby and starts in tonight’s All Star game

Harper wins home run derby and starts in tonight's All Star game
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals thrilled the hometown fans in DC last night as he overtook Kyle Schwarber to win the Home Run Derby ...
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One confirmed death in Bedford County crash

One confirmed death in Bedford County crash
Update: Virginia State Police Senior Trooper S.M. Krantz is investigating a fatal crash in Bedford County. The crash occurred at 4:20 p.m. Monday (July 16) on ...
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Mock emergency planned to test procedures at nuclear plant

Mock emergency planned to test procedures at nuclear plant
MINERAL, Va. (AP) - Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures ...
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Kaine, Stewart campaigns working behind scenes in summer preparing for fall

Kaine, Stewart campaigns working behind scenes in summer preparing for fall
The Tim Kaine and Corey Stewart Senate campaigns are less visible now than will be the case in the months immediately ahead of the November ...
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Hollins Festival of New Works is this weekend

Hollins Festival of New Works is this weekend
The joint Hollins University-Mill Mountain Theatre project known as the Festival of New Works is back on the cozy Waldron Stage at Mill Mountain this ...
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City Council hears consultant’s report on Valley Metro bus system

City Council hears consultant's report on Valley Metro bus system
Roanoke City Council was briefed this afternoon on a study of the Valley Metro bus system and its current routes. Suggestions from the KFH consulting ...
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911/811 call centers break ground

911/811 call centers break ground
Roanoke City and the Virginia 811 Call Center - also known as "Miss Utility" - broke ground today on a new joint facility budgeted at ...
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Roanoke airport passenger counts are up this year — two main reasons ...

Roanoke airport passenger counts are up this year -- two main reasons why
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is expected to release passenger counts for the first half of the year later this week, and so far this year, the ...
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Former Salem Sox player goes deep – another rests during All Star bre...

Former Salem Sox player goes deep - another rests during All Star break
Its the major league All Star break and for those that didn't get selected to play its a time to rest - and heal: WPLY-MIN ...
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National Parks experiencing $12 billion maintenance backlog

National Parks experiencing $12 billion maintenance backlog
A bipartisan bill pushed by U.S. Senator Mark Warner would provide $6.5 billion dollars toward national park maintenance - which is facing a nearly $12 ...
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Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters in Virginia

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters in Virginia
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two recreational boaters missing since a collision with an oyster barge Saturday on ...
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Early ads give hints of Senate campaign barrage to come

Early ads give hints of Senate campaign barrage to come
The barrage of Senate campaign commercials has not yet arrived; that typically does not occur until after Labor Day. But the two major party candidates ...
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