Bear Theatre set to launch, Yacht rock at Dr Pepper Park and Link speaker s...

Bear Theatre set to launch, Yacht rock at Dr Pepper Park and Link speaker series
From the WFIR News room this is your Culture Calendar - With a look at some of the local events coming up this weekend and ...

Nancy Agee will step down from Carilion in September

Nancy Agee will step down from Carilion in September
A longtime head at Carilion Clinic is stepping down later this year. WFIR's Alex Torres has details: Nancy Howell Agee, who led Carilion Clinic through ...

Two people injured during Northwest Roanoke shooting

Two people injured during Northwest Roanoke shooting
Roanoke City Police says two people were injured during a shooting early this morning on 16th St. near the intersection of Essex Ave. NW. The ...

VCU Poll finds Trump leading Biden in Virginia

VCU Poll finds Trump leading Biden in Virginia
The Virginia Commonwealth University L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs released the results of its most recent Commonwealth Poll, conducted between June ...

Concerned cyclists, former mayor speak at council meeting

Concerned cyclists, former mayor speak at council meeting
Roanoke City Council held their second meeting this month yesterday, where a former Roanoke mayor made an appearance to get the council's blessing for a ...

Long COVID study open to Southwest Virginia residents

Long COVID study open to Southwest Virginia residents
Do you still feel the effects of a past COVID infection? A study for Southwest Virginia residents aims to document cases of Long COVID and ...

Virginia Tech Moss Arts Center namesake passes away

Virginia Tech Moss Arts Center namesake passes away
Shenandoah artist P. Buckley Moss has died at age 91. Via an online obituary from Faulkner Funeral Home, it's reported that the artist and philanthropist, ...

Sen. Warner opens up after Biden reelection remarks

Sen. Warner opens up after Biden reelection remarks
Virginia's Senior US Senator, Mark Warner recently answered questions on both Biden's capability of not only maintaining his candidacy, but defeating Donald Trump in November ...

$17,000 to benefit local healthy food access

$17,000 to benefit local healthy food access
A grant from the Roanoke Foodshed Network will be distributed to local nonprofits to boost food access for those in need. WFIR's Alex Torres has ...

Youngkin: attempted assassination of Donald Trump ‘act of pure evil’...

Youngkin: attempted assassination of Donald Trump 'act of pure evil'
Statement from Governor Glenn Youngkin: On Saturday Night, Donald J. Trump showed us strength and courage, and he showed us compassion and gratitude. I thank ...

Two dead including shooter at Trump rally

Two dead including shooter at Trump rally
From ABC News -- Former President Donald Trump was swarmed by Secret Service agents and rushed off stage as possible shots were heard during at a rally ...

JayBird Tavern set to open in downtown Roanoke

JayBird Tavern set to open in downtown Roanoke
A Roanoke City restaurateur says opening up his newest venue was a tricky process. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has that story ...

Carilion unveils major gift towards cancer center construction

Carilion unveils major gift towards cancer center construction
A new cancer treatment center that Carilion Clinic has had on the drawing board for years is closer to becoming a reality, after a major ...

Gov discusses Virginia being a top business state

Gov discusses Virginia being a top business state
Governor Glenn Youngkin recently announced that the CNBC has ranked Virginia as "America's Top State for Business". Virginia has been in the spotlight before, being ...

Virginia named “America’s Top State for Business”

Virginia named “America’s Top State for Business”
RICHMOND, VA — Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Virginia is ranked “America’s Top State for Business” by CNBC. The annual ranking measures all 50 ...

Carilion will outsource some services

Carilion will outsource some services
Patients won't notice the change says Carilion Clinic - and that's the goal as almost 800 employees involved with patient scheduling and billing will soon ...

The Taubman Museum’s Happy Hearts makes art accessible to everyone

The Taubman Museum's Happy Hearts makes art accessible to everyone
The Taubman Museum of Art is starting a new program called Happy HeArts. As WFIR's Denise Allen Membreno reports the goal is to make the ...

New exhibit-When Salem Sizzles highlights decades of summer living

New exhibit-When Salem Sizzles highlights decades of summer living
The Salem Museum has a new exhibit and it's all about summers of the past. As WFIR's Denise Allen Membreno reports you might be surprised ...

Yacht rock ahead, Jeff Center’s 24-25 season, new playhouse getting ready...

Yacht rock ahead, Jeff Center's 24-25 season, new playhouse getting ready
From the WFIR News room this is your Culture Calendar - With a look at some of the local events coming up this weekend and ...

VDOT urges disaster preparedness amid hurricane season

VDOT urges disaster preparedness amid hurricane season
With Hurricane Beryl making it's way through the Southwestern United States, VDOT wants you to have emergency preparations for everyone that makes up your family ...