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.
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Update:Authorities say they have located Radford teen Rebekah Sisson who has been missing since last week. There are no further details available at this time.
Radford Police are searching for a missing teenage girl. Authorities say 16-year-old Rebekah Sisson who was reported missing yesterday was last seen Tuesday at Radford High school. Her family says they last heard from her around 5 o’clock the day she went missing. Sisson is 5’6 and weighs 115 pounds, if you have any information about her whereabouts you are encouraged to contact police.
Roanoke Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Hometown Bank on Franklin Road. Authorities say the incident took place around 1 p.m. Saturday when the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money after handing one of the tellers a note. Investigators do not know if the suspect is a man or woman but say the suspect is 5’8 and wore a hooded jacket, glasses, with cloth covering their face. If you have any information about the incident you are encouraged to contact police.