A first-ever event is set for Roanoke in just a little over a month — an evening of live theatre beneath the Roanoke Star. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story.
There’s a different kind of a boat race scheduled this weekend at Smith Mountain Lake; all the competing watercraft will be made of cardboard. WFIR’s Bob Clark has more on this story.
A large safe with items valued at $600,000 was stolen from an office at Shelor Motor Mile in Christiansburg, and the company hopes a reward leads to the person or persons who pulled it off. Details from WFIR’s Bob Clark.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, and to celebrate the occasion, a march is scheduled Sunday around Roanoke Mountain. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the story.
The Roanoke Outside Foundation and the Roanoke Regional Partnership have introduced a new RoanokeOutside.com website. The site features a fully-responsive modern design that will work on any device and includes new video and photos of the region’s outdoor assets. More from WFIR’s Bob Clark.
The Roanoke Valley’s SPCA Home for the Holidays foster program is underway for another year. Details from WFIR’s Bob Clark.
Click here for the Roanoke Valley SPCA web site.
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The weather may be unusually warm here for this time of year, but that did not keep Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia from opening its winter ski and snowboard season this morning. More from WFIR’s Bob Clark.
A long time area Attorney is challenging the incumbent Clerk of Court in Roanoke County in this Novembers election. Tom Roe says if elected he will work at the job full time to replace Steve McGraw. WFIR’s Bob Clark spoke with Roe:
We will speak with Steve McGraw in a later story.
A new chain restaurant opens soon in downtown Roanoke, and it will be the second chain do so. WFIR’s Bob Clark has the details.
Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park is the site for the Scottish Highland Games this Saturday from 9am to 6pm. The event will feature competition for both men and women with no fee to enter. The games will benefit Warrior 360. WFIR’s Bob Clark has more.