AAA: 90% of senior drivers don’t have cars that meet their needs

Nearly nine in ten senior drivers have a car that doesn't fit their aging needs. AAA Mid-Atlantic recommends six-way adjustable power seats for hip or ...

Bedford Co. Schools hold public hearings tonight on two redistricting plans

The Bedford County School Board will hold two public hearings tonight on proposals to redistrict students in the next school year. One is designed to ...

AAA warns new E15 gasoline may damage vehicles and cause confusion

A new type of gasoline may cause damage to some vehicles. The story from WFIR's Bob Clark... 12-5 AAA Gas Warning Wrap #2-WEB ...

Loan scam with Vinton connection shows scammers’ speed in starting, closing...

The Better Business Bureau says a recent loan scam with a Vinton connection demonstrates how quickly the scam artists set up shop -- and how ...

When Roanoke railcam goes down, worldwide audience responds

The Hotel Roanoke railroad webcam is proving to have a loyal worldwide audience. The camera sends live video of the busy Norfolk Southern tracks that ...

Casting call for new film

A student filmmaker from the New River Valley is seeking cast members for a movie he plans to shoot early next year. Matthew Pickett's film ...

Huff Lane neighbors meet tonight in opposition to hotel construction plans

Roanoke residents who live near the Huff Lane school property hold a community meeting tonight in opposition to proposals for two hotels and a restaurant ...

Plenty of tickets available for Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando

Virginia Tech is getting ready for its 20th consecutive bowl game against Rutgers in Orlando on Friday, December 28th.  If you want to go to ...

“Love Light Tree” helps those dealing with loss of loved ones over holidays...

The holidays can be painful times for people dealing with the loss of a loved one, and a special tree comes with the hope of ...

Bell cites prosecuting and Richmond record in GOP Attorney General bid

The party candidates appear set in next year's race for governor, but there is still competition for Attorney General. Charlottesville Delegate Rob Bell points to ...

Fall fire season extended

Virginia's fall fire season is being extended until December 10th because of dry conditions.  Conditions will be evaluated weekly to determine whether additional extensions are ...

Winter weather outlook is “normal”; average winter here brings 20 inches of...

Winter does not arrive on the calendar until December 21st, but meteorologists start measuring their winters on December 1st, so from their perspective, the season ...

Campaigns already underway for Attorney General; Obenshain cites Senate rec...

As the governor's race appears to take shape, there is still competition for Attorney General next year. Harrisonburg State Senator Mark Obenshain is the latest ...

Why you should use caution in the kitchen this holiday season

The kitchen will probably be one of the busiest rooms in your house this holiday season.  But WFIR's Timothy Martin says, distractions could ruin Christmas ...

State officials urge you to prepare now for winter weather

Governor Bob McDonnell has proclaimed this week Winter Preparedness Week in Virginia. Virginians should make plans now in case of power outages by gathering emergency ...

Meet the mayor: Bowers holds annual Holiday Open House today

Roanoke Mayor David Bowers continues one of his annual seasonal traditions this afternoon in the Mayor's Holiday Open House. You are invited to visit with ...

125-page uranium mining report sent to governor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ A multi-agency group studying the possibility of uranium mining in Virginia has issued its report. The Uranium Working Group released the ...

Big winter at Civic Center: Lambert, Brown & Underwood

Tickets for the Zac Brown Band are now on sale at the Roanoke Civic Center, the third top-name country music act set to perform here ...

Bowers hits the road, considers run for Lieutenant Governor

Roanoke Mayor David Bowers meets with Democratic Party officials in the Martinsville area Friday as he considers whether to run for Lieutenant Governor. Bowers says ...

New Year’s Millionaire Raffle is back!

The Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle is back with a few changes this year.  Tickets are on sale now for $20.  Virginia Lottery spokesman ...