Parkway offers several fireworks displays from one location

The Blue Ridge Parkway is offering a way to see several fireworks displays July 4th from one commanding location. News/Talk 960's Bob Clark has the ...
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Roanoke to Lynchburg rail-bus connector starts next month

Shuttle bus service between Roanoke and Lynchburg will begin soon, allowing Roanoke area residents to connect with Amtrak service to Washington and up the eastern ...
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Main Vinton intersection to remain closed at least into Friday

Anyone used to traveling along a busy Vinton street will have to wait at least four more days before a main intersection re-opens -- and ...
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Salem Red Sox to honor veterans

The Salem Red Sox are getting ready to honor veterans.  The story from News Talk 960's  Bob Clark ...
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Roanoke County man back in custody after escape

An inmate who escaped while getting treatment at a Lynchburg hospital has been arrested at a hospital in Roanoke.  Carilion Clinic Police confirm that 63-year-old Jackie Lee ...
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New VA law to let motorcycles go through stoplights that don’t trip

A new state law takes effect later this week permitting motorcycles to proceed through red lights -- but only under some very specific circumstances. News/Talk ...
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UPDATE: Amber Alert Cancelled

The Harrisonburg Police Department has reported Charles Forrestt Dillon has been located. Sarah Cline, the boys mother, turned herself into Harrisonburg Police. Amber Alert cancelled at 9:58pm ...
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Richmond deadlock backs up VA court cases

An ongoing deadlock in Richmond is creating growing backlogs of unresolved court cases. More from News/Talk 960's Evan Jones ...
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Medical school seeks volunteer “patients”

If you're interested in helping medical students learn to be doctors, you might want to consider volunteering at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine ...
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AAA against bigger trucks on the nation’s highways

AAA's Martha Meaded is on her way to Washington D.C. to lobby against a bill involving big rigs on the nation's highways.  News/Talk 960's Timothy ...
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Managing the restored PH: a unique opportunity and responsibility

The ribbon is cut -- now The Patrick Henry has about three weeks to get ready for the first tenants to move in.   The person ...
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Ribbon cut for restored Patrick Henry building

The ribbon is cut -- now The Patrick Henry has about three weeks to get ready for the first move-in days. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones ...
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Renovated Patrick Henry prepares for first retail tenant

There is a big day ahead at the former Patrick Henry Hotel.  A ribbon-cutting for the renovated building is scheduled this morning at 10:00, followed ...
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You’ve got mail from an unlikely source!

Roanoke City recently purchased five new trash bins that send e-mails when they're nearing capacity.  News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin has details ...
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Two children dead when car strikes pole, tree

Two children are dead after a vehicle struck a utility pole and a tree near Shawsville. News/Talk 960's Evan Jones has more ...
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Extent of Vinton pipe damage, repairs not yet known

Vinton Public Works officials say they'll need at least until Thursday to determine the full extent of damage to and under a main downtown street,  ...
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Online payday lenders still a factor in Virginia

Online payday lenders seem to be attracting customers in Virginia.   As News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin reports, the loans are illegal and the information you provide ...
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Big early demand for library eBooks

It's been just over two weeks since Roanoke Valley libraries started offering electronic versions of many books, and the early results seem clear. As News/Talk ...
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Mixed reaction to graphic cigarette warnings

Health advocates are praising a government decision to put more graphic warnings on cigarette packages next year,but tobacco store owners wonder if it will make ...
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New study: portable pools can kill too

A new study says the risk of a child drowning in an inground pool is the same as an inflatable pool. News/Talk 960's Timothy Martin ...
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