BREAKING: Flash flood warning for Roanoke area

BREAKING: Flash flood warning for Roanoke area
From the National Weather Service:  Flash Flood Warning for Roanoke County in west,  the City of Salem, the City of Roanoke, west central Bedford County, ...
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Flash flood watch for much of region

Flash flood watch for much of region
Very heavy rain possible this afternoon and evening. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will develop this afternoon ahead of a cold front. FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT ...
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Governor: Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power

Governor: Virginia could lead nation on offshore wind power
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says his state is well positioned to lead the development of the nation’s offshore wind industry. The Democrat ...
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State Police seek driver of abandoned vehicle, 5 children

State Police seek driver of abandoned vehicle, 5 children
From Virginia State Police: At 6:09 p.m.Friday (Sept 21), Virginia State Police stopped out with an abandoned, disabled vehicle on the northbound shoulder of Interstate 81 ...
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Overnight fire damages Starkey-area home

Overnight fire damages Starkey-area home
News release: (Roanoke County, VA—September 22, 2018) Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded at about 2:00 a.m., on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to the 5000 ...
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Food Truck Fest underway in Vinton

Food Truck Fest underway in Vinton
Music, lots of food and drinks and fun for kids are all part of the Food Truck Fest at the Vinton's Farmers Market today, one ...
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Coming soon to Explore Park: cabin, yurt, RV camping

Coming soon to Explore Park: cabin, yurt, RV camping
Cabin, Yurt and RV camping is coming to Explore Park in November. Roanoke County tourism officials say reservations are now being taken for the overnight ...
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UPDATE: Jurors recommend 40 years for Natalie Keepers

UPDATE: Jurors recommend 40 years for Natalie Keepers
FRIDAY: Jurors in the Natalie Keepers trial are recommending she serve 40 years in prison. It comes after Keepers took the stand herself at today’s ...
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Virginia State Police spent $3M on deadly rally anniversary

Virginia State Police spent $3M on deadly rally anniversary
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Virginia State Police says it spent more than $3 million to provide security for the one-year anniversary of the deadly ...
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Man shot at Roanoke sports bar

Man shot at Roanoke sports bar
Police say a man is in hospitalized in stable condition after an early-morning shooting in the Norwich neighborhood of southwest Roanoke. Police say it happened ...
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STUDY: Hike expected in Virginia’s 85+ population

STUDY: Hike expected in Virginia's 85+ population
A national report from AARP predicts major increases in the future population of older people - which increases the overall need for care - but ...
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Four days after the flood, part of Roanoke River Greenway remains closed

Four days after the flood, part of Roanoke River Greenway remains closed
Part of the Roanoke River Greenway remains closed, four days after the river reached its high point. Crews are still removing trees, large debris and ...
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Lancerlot’s revival opens with VT hockey game Saturday

Lancerlot's revival opens with VT hockey game Saturday
Ice Hockey is making a resurgence in the Roanoke Valley. Saturday Virginia Tech open its home season at the on the new ice at the ...
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Greek Festival returns Friday

Greek Festival returns Friday
One of the most popular events returns to the area this weekend. The 3-day event begins Friday and runs though Sunday at the Holy Trinity ...
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Vinton Police seek missing, “endangered” man

Vinton Police seek missing, "endangered" man
Vinton Police are asking for help to locate a man last seen eight days ago. Police say 34-year-old Dwayne Rhoades has indicated to others he ...
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Poll results highlighted ahead of tonight’s Senate town hall

Poll results highlighted ahead of tonight's Senate town hall
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart is praising some polls for projecting him a lot closer to Incumbent Tim Kaine than most other polls. But ...
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Wanted: Volunteers for Vinton Fall Festival

Wanted: Volunteers for Vinton Fall Festival
The town of Vinton is  planning for its annual Fall Festival is in full swing. It's an event that people all around the Roanoke Valley ...
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New bids for Cave Spring High School; expansion and renovations now expecte...

New bids for Cave Spring High School; expansion and renovations now expected
Roanoke County school officials believe they can now move ahead with expansion and renovations at Cave Spring High School. Three bids were opened today, all ...
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Noisy feud: Wedding venue vs. horse center across the road

Noisy feud: Wedding venue vs. horse center across the road
A Roanoke County wedding venue claims an equestrian center across the road is deliberately disturbing many of its weddings. But the horse center says it ...
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Remnants of Florence spawned 6 tornadoes in Virginia

Remnants of Florence spawned 6 tornadoes in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of six tornadoes in Virginia earlier ...
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