With Virginia’s final ratification, ERA fight advances

With Virginia's final ratification, ERA fight advances
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officially became the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Monday, clearing the way for likely court ...
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It was ten years ago yesterday Morgan Harrington’s remains were found

It was ten years ago yesterday Morgan Harrington's remains were found
A painful reminder of their daughter Morgan Harrington's murder ten years ago after she left a concert in Charlottesville alone also recalls that it brought ...
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Popular downtown restaurant to close — then reopen with new name and ...

Popular downtown restaurant to close -- then reopen with new name and focus
A popular downtown Roanoke restaurant is closing -- but only for a month until it opens with a new name and new purpose. "The Quarter" ...
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Fundraising campaign to replace Grandin Theatre seating completes the task

Fundraising campaign to replace Grandin Theatre seating completes the task
A campaign that began almost a year ago to raise $180,000 for replacement all of the seating at the Grandin Theatre is now complete. Each ...
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Northam wants ‘strict’ ban on holding phones while driving

Northam wants 'strict' ban on holding phones while driving
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants a “strict” new ban on holding cellphones while driving, saying tough new laws are ...
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Pompeo to deliver Liberty commencement address

Pompeo to deliver Liberty commencement address
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will deliver Liberty University’s main commencement address in May. Pompeo has previously served as Director of the CIA and a ...
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Tech, Liberty lose on Saturday

Tech, Liberty lose on Saturday
Liberty's men's basketball team went down for a second straight game and Virginia Tech loses on the road at Boston College over the weekend. WPLY-MIN ...
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VT Prof: Trump is more a reflection of divisions than creator

VT Prof: Trump is more a reflection of divisions than creator
As President Trump's legal team gets into the heart of its opening impeachment trial arguments later today, a Virginia Tech political science professor says it ...
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Cause sought for copter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

Cause sought for copter crash that killed Kobe Bryant
AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a ...
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Gene Corrigan, former NCAA president, ACC boss, dies at 91

Gene Corrigan, former NCAA president, ACC boss, dies at 91
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Gene Corrigan, the former NCAA president who also helped change the look of college sports as Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner and ...
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Reunion site named after hero of Virginia Beach shooting

Reunion site named after hero of Virginia Beach shooting
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The post office where survivors reunited after a mass shooting in a Virginia Beach government office building now is named ...
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7-year sentence imposed for theft from campaign, others

7-year sentence imposed for theft from campaign, others
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former lawyer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for embezzling more than $1.6 million from groups ...
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Man arrested for heroin possession in Franklin County

Man arrested for heroin possession in Franklin County
From Franklin County Sheriff's Office:On January 18, 2020, while on routine patrol in Franklin County, a deputy from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office conducted a ...
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Subcommittee advances bill banning LGBTQ discrimination

Subcommittee advances bill banning LGBTQ discrimination
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A General Assembly subcommittee advanced a bill Thursday that would prevent discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity ...
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UPDATE: Arson confirmed in former Bedford Middle School fire

UPDATE: Arson confirmed in former Bedford Middle School fire
UPDATE: Investigators say there is no question that the fire at the former Bedford Middle School was the work of an arsonist – and they ...
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Vinton-area woman charged with embezzling from Christian school

Vinton-area woman charged with embezzling from Christian school
A Vinton-area woman is charged with stealing funds from the Christian school where she worked. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation started in ...
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Gun law measures advance further in General Assembly

Gun law measures advance further in General Assembly
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Democratic-led House committee voted Friday for several pieces of gun legislation that a Republican majority has blocked for years. Those ...
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North Cross hockey team off to a good start

North Cross hockey team off to a good start
The fledgling North Cross School ice hockey team went on the road and won a tournament in Pittsburgh last week. Players from other local high ...
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New candidate to announce run for Salem City Council

New candidate to announce run for Salem City Council
There are three seats up for grabs in May's Salem City Council election. Tomorrow one candidate - Roland Braelith - makes his formal announcement about ...
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Bill would give Virginia renters an alternative to security deposits

Bill would give Virginia renters an alternative to security deposits
A proposed bill aims to offer Virginia renters the option of waiving the standard 'first and last month’s rent' security deposit. Its sponsor hopes the ...
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