BoCo Sheriff’s Department releases details of shooting

BoCo Sheriff's Department releases details of shooting
The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that took place last Thursday in Troutville. 49 Walter Hinkley of Troutville was the victim; his ...
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Gun Violence Prevention Commission chair assesses progresss

Gun Violence Prevention Commission chair assesses progresss
The data from 2022 in Roanoke concerning gun violence shows that it still remains a major concern for many - residents, City Council and the ...
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State money for local site prep on the way

State money for local site prep on the way
Nearly four million dollars in state grant money is coming to industrial sites in the Roanoke Regional Partnership coverage area. Roanoke County and Roanoke City ...
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Non-fatal shooting in SE Roanoke last night

Non-fatal shooting in SE Roanoke last night
On January 15 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified by the City of Roanoke E-911 Center of a person with a gunshot wound ...
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Fatal accident around 6am in Roanoke

Fatal accident around 6am in Roanoke
An early morning crash on Brandon Avenue SW in Roanoke claimed the life of an adult male driving one of the two vehicles involved in ...
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BRAAC merges with Charlottesville agency

BRAAC merges with Charlottesville agency
Two organizations focused on helping children and adults who are somewhere on the autism spectrum have combined forces. That includes a Roanoke agency, as WFIR's ...
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Huddle Up Moms gets grant to improve heart health

Huddle Up Moms gets grant to improve heart health
NACDD Funds Huddle Up Moms with $50,000 TO IMPROVE CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH AND ADVANCE HEALTH EQUITY IN SUPPORT OF MILLION HEARTS® 2027 Huddle Up Moms is ...
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Fire at Salem business early this morning

Fire at Salem business early this morning
The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a structure fire at 1236 West Main St. (T.j Nails & Spa according to Google)  early this morning ...
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First place Dawgs complete two game sweep in Fayetteville

First place Dawgs complete two game sweep in Fayetteville
FAYETTEVILLE, NC. – The Rail Yard Dawgs swept the Fayetteville Marksmen with a 3-2 win on Saturday night at Crown Coliseum, extending Roanoke’s lead for ...
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Press Press Merch on the move

Press Press Merch on the move
Press Press Merch, LLC has purchased a 32,926 square foot mixed-use building from Starkey Road Properties LLC for $1,650,000 and will use the property on ...
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Mill Mountain Theatre announces “Elf the Musical,” as 2023 holi...

Mill Mountain Theatre announces "Elf the Musical," as 2023 holiday show
Mill Mountain Theatre says something big, green and hilarious is coming to the Trinkle Main Stage at Mill Mountain for the winter holiday show. It's ...
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Free compress and shock class tomorrow in NW Roanoke

Free compress and shock class tomorrow in NW Roanoke
The cardiac arrests of Damar Hamlin and now Lisa Marie Presley - the latter was fatal - has put a spotlight on the importance of ...
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Griffith: House rule changes led to McCarthy “yes” vote

Griffith: House rule changes led to McCarthy "yes" vote
"Cleaner" legislation and a century-old rule back in place as a budget cutting tool. Both were concessions a local Republican Congressman says he and fellow ...
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Virginia Dems to Youngkin: not so fast on your budget proposals

Virginia Dems to Youngkin: not so fast on your budget proposals
Democratic lawmakers in Richmond say Governor Youngkin can make all the budget proposals he wants, but there are stark differences on how much of Virginia's ...
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The Advancement Foundation branches out and secures another major grant

The Advancement Foundation branches out and secures another major grant
From its humble roots at the Grandin Co-Lab as a Shark-tank like mentoring competition to its own home base in Vinton, The Advancement Foundation's Gauntlet ...
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Miyares backs bill that calls fentanyl a ‘weapon of terrorism’

Miyares backs bill that calls fentanyl  a 'weapon of terrorism'
With the General Assembly Session underway, Virginia’s attorney general is supporting legislation that refers to fentanyl as a weapon of terrorism. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has ...
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NEA grant helps Opera Roanoke bring Vietnam-era new work to Jefferson Cente...

NEA grant helps Opera Roanoke bring Vietnam-era new work to Jefferson Center
A $15,000 dollar grant from the National Endowment for the Arts will help Opera Roanoke collaborate with a production from Knoxville, Tennessee called "Glory Denied," ...
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Youngkin brings top campaign issue to lawmakers as a main 2023 goal

Youngkin brings top campaign issue to lawmakers as a main 2023 goal
Governor Youngkin's State of the Commonwealth again stressed one of the issues widely credited for is election 14 months ago -- education and parental rights ...
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Late night homicide in Roanoke; suspect in custody

Late night homicide in Roanoke; suspect in custody
On January 11 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified by the City of Roanoke E-911 Center of a person with a gunshot wound ...
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At the Movies: A Man called Otto

Brent Stevens At the Movies
Now here's Brent Stevens from Hollins University "At the Movies" ... with what's new at the historic Grandin Theatre: "A Man called Otto," playing this ...
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