Like summer temperatures, the number of drivers in Virginia rescued by AAA Mid-Atlantic is on the rise. A recent AAA survey found that since Memorial Day, more than 68,000 motorists in Virginia have called them for assistance to deal with maintenance issues. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
The son of a World War II Medal of Honor winner who’s life inspired an Oscar nominated movie, will speak today at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
As the Fourth of July approaches, a Virginia Tech Professor is stressing the importance of fire-works safety. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce and regional business leaders came together yesterday to discuss the importance of natural gas in the Commonwealth. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
Students will have the opportunity to work with entrepreneurs and gain real life business experience during an innovation challenge at Roanoke College. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
WFIR’s political analyst believes the recent shooting at a Congressional baseball practice will do little to ease polarization in the country. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
Officials at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute in Roanoke say a recent agreement on the proposed federal budget is a good sign for the area. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
Just two days after Frank Theatres Cinebowl and Grille closed it’s doors, the company is now taking legal action against the owners of the First and Main Shopping Center. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
Roanoke City Council has voted against a proposal to re-zone land on Brandon Avenue to make room for an apartment complex. WFIR’s Clark Palmer has more.
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Authorities in Pittsylvania County are asking for help to locate a missing girl. Officials say 17-year-old Brianna Hyde was last seen at her home Saturday night – if you have any information about her whereabouts you are encouraged to contact police.