T-shirt sales helping local businesses stay afloat

T-shirt sales helping local businesses stay afloat
A local screen-printing company is selling t-shirts for businesses and organizations in our area to keep money coming in. WFIR’s Ian Price has more: 03-26 ...
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Police: DUI driver charged with motorcyclist’s death

Police: DUI driver charged with motorcyclist's death
NEWS RELEASE: STUART, Va. – Virginia State Police Senior Trooper K.D. Mabe is investigating a two vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality.  The crash ...
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Valley Metro temporarily suspends all fare collections

Valley Metro temporarily suspends all fare collections
NEWS RELEASE: In order to encourage the practice of social distancing while using transit, Valley Metro will be suspending fare collections on all Valley Metro ...
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Local Chamber wants businesses to learn about teleworking later today

Local Chamber wants businesses to learn about teleworking later today
For the first time ever perhaps some companies are considering or have already sent some employees home to "telework," - doing their small part to ...
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Northam orders halt to all elective surgeries and procedures

Northam orders halt to all elective surgeries and procedures
NEWS RELEASE: RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam and State Health Commissioner M. Norman Oliver, MD, MA today directed all hospitals to stop performing elective surgeries or procedures ...
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Goodwill thrift stores closed – but you can still donate and buy onli...

Goodwill thrift stores closed - but you can still donate and buy online
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has closed its thrift stores in response to heightened concerns around the Coronavirus. Goodwill is still accepting donations at most ...
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Northam, Falwell at odds on Liberty’s reopening

Northam, Falwell at odds on Liberty's reopening
Governor Northam is calling on Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. to close the college down until the coronavirus pandemic subsides. But Falwell defends his ...
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JMU has new coach; many are golfing these days

JMU has new coach; many are golfing these days
He hasn't met his players in person yet due to COVID-19, but ex-Salem High School basketball standout Mark Byington is excited to take on his ...
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Have a “business continuity plan” in place – to deal with...

Have a "business continuity plan" in place - to deal with a pandemic
Several weeks ago at a COVID-19 information session, Chris Turnbull with Carilion Clinic gave a presentation on having a "business continuity plan" in place - ...
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Roanoke delegate providing coronavirus updates

Roanoke delegate providing coronavirus updates
Daily updates from President Trump and Governor Ralph Northam may have overshadowed updates from a Roanoke delegate who is also keeping people in the loop ...
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VA Lodging and Tourism business takes big hit so far from COVID-19

VA Lodging and Tourism business takes big hit so far from COVID-19
The numbers are worrisome: 6-figure job losses in the Lodging and Tourism Industry - and the worst could still be ahead says a Virginia trade ...
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UPDATE: Carilion has now treated six positive coronavirus cases

UPDATE: Carilion has now treated six positive coronavirus cases
Carilion Clinic reports that as of Wednesday morning, it has now treated six patients who have tested positive for COVID-19. The health system says five ...
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Radford University student tests positive for COVID-19

Radford University student tests positive for COVID-19
From State Health Department: The New River Health District announced yesterday  its first confirmed case of COVID-19 in a resident of the district. The patient ...
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Northam: Virginia working to get enough ventilators

Northam: Virginia working to get enough ventilators
Governor Northam says Virginia is working to obtain more ventilators to handle the expected surge in demand and need as the number of coronavirus cases ...
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Musicians scramble to keep afloat with public venues shut down

Musicians scramble to keep afloat with public venues shut down
You may have noticed more live-streamed concerts and more intimate music performances online lately with public venues shut down. Fincastle native Erin Lunsford is normally ...
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Two more COVID-19 cases in Bedford County

Two more COVID-19 cases in Bedford County
The Virginia Department of Health reports two more confirmed coronavirus cases in Bedford County, bringing the county's total to three. Officials say one of the ...
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Health inspectors find no violations of Northam order at Liberty

Health inspectors find no violations of Northam order at Liberty
Inspectors from the Virginia Department of Health made an unannounced inspection Tuesday at Liberty University, where any students wishing to return to campus from spring ...
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Carilion, retirement communities seek medical supplies – and more

Carilion, retirement communities seek medical supplies - and more
The need for more medical supplies and protective equipment has reached the local retirement communities as well - Our Lady of the Valley in Roanoke ...
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Officials field complaints as Liberty students return

Officials field complaints as Liberty students return
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Officials in Lynchburg were fielding complaints Tuesday about the hundreds of students that have returned from their spring break to Liberty ...
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Redskins trade for a QB – but not Cam Newton

Redskins trade for a QB - but not Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers play here on WPLY - and now they've traded sometimes-2019 starter Kyle Allen to the Washington Redskins. So where does that leave ...
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