COMING SOON: wireless phone plans from Cox Communications

Cox Communications currently has wireless phone service in the Hampton Roads area and News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin says, those in the Roanoke area will soon have the ...
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Veterinarian: despite warnings, pet heat stroke cases come in

It's another day to remind pet owners about the dangers of heat stroke, especially for dogs. A Roanoke veterinarian says despite the warnings, they still ...
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Roanoker writes thriller on domestic terrorism

A new novel about domestic terrorism puts the Roanoke Valley at the center of the action.  Roanoker Darryl Hurd's book The Enemy Next Door looks ...
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Apco: Proposed emissions standards would raise rates 10-15%

The federal government is proposing new pollution standards for coal-powered power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency says it would greatly reduce emissions of toxic chemicals ...
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Cat crisis at Roanoke Valley SPCA

The Roanoke Valley SPCA is in cat overload mode.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has details on a plan to find homes for many of the animals ...
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Blast from the past: antique, classic cars drive into Salem Sunday

Close to 60 classic and antique cars will be motoring into the Roanoke Valley this weekend. It is part of a week-long, 1000-mile road rally ...
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TimKaine.com: political prank in digital age

Tim Kaine may be the likely Democrat party candidate for Senate, but anyone looking for his campaign website might find a different political party appearing ...
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13th Annual African-American N&W Heritage Celebration to spotlight thr...

The Virginia Museum of Transportation is gearing up for this Saturday's African-American N&W Heritage Celebration. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin with more on some important recognitions ...
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Grant will help Fleming provide more AP courses

A six-figure grant will help William Fleming High School offer more advance placement courses to more students, starting next fall. As News/Talk 960's Evan Jones ...
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Commandments going up again in Giles County; legal challenge likely

The Ten Commandments are going back up in Giles County Schools. The Giles County School Board voted Tuesday to erect a display that includes the ...
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Grand Piano delivers 70 new mattresses to two Roanoke organizations

Those staying overnight at two organizations in Roanoke probably slept good last night. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin explains why ...
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VDOT reviews I-81 blasting, but options remain limited

VDOT is reviewing rock blasting operations along Interstate 81 between Roanoke and Christiansburg, this after work Friday sent debris across the southbound roadway. More from ...
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Dry weather could spell bad news come July

The hot weather has Virginia Department of Forestry officials concerned about the 4th of July holiday. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has details ...
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Firefighter rides cross country for ovarian cancer research

A Washington D.C. firefighter heads out of Roanoke this morning on his 2007 Harley in the early stages of a cross-country trip to raise money ...
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Two-alarm fire at Villa Heights Rec Center

Roanoke firefighters needed more than one hour to declare a fire at the former Villa Heights Recreation Center under control. They were sent out shortly ...
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Sheriff Hunt: “No, let me call them”

A Rocky Mount newspaper says it has an audio recording of Franklin County Dispatch center calls from Memorial Day, the day a county deputy allegedly ...
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Roanoke Police release audio of dispatcher’s call to Franklin County

Roanoke City Police have released the audio recording between their dispatch center and Franklin County's in the minutes after Jennifer Agee was gunned down one ...
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Republicans will select Roanoke County candidates in mass meeting

Roanoke County Republicans will select their candidates for county offices at a mass meeting next month. And as News/Talk 960's Evan Jones reports, there is ...
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From eyesore to completion? Work to finish the Valley View Interchange cou...

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled a public hearing tomorrow to discuss the completion of the Valley View Interchange at Interstate-581 ...
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Luray High School student wins car in after-prom contest

Attending his after-prom party paid off for a rising senior at Luray High School. Tommy Weaver won a new Hyundai Elantra donated by First Team ...
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