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VDOT contractor dead in I-81 hit-and-run

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A hit-and-run crash on I-81 in Roanoke Tuesday morning left a VDOT contractor dead. The incident, involving a tractor-trailer, left traffic backed up on I-81 at mile marker 142.6, which runs along Loch Haven Drive around 2:40 a.m. Virginia State Police say Matthew C. Frazier,...
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2 wanted in Salem breaking and entering

SALEM, Va. (WSET) — The Salem Police Dept. is looking to identify two people responsible for a breaking and entering. Surveillance photos released by the department show two people inside a Salem business, though a date wasn't noted. One of the persons of interest has a tattoo on their...
SALEM, VA
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WSET

67-year-old missing Bedford woman found

BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — A 67-year-old woman previously reported missing has been found. The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office began a missing person investigation of Sandra Sines of Bedford. She was seen early this morning driving a blue Ford Fusion with a Virginia plate reading 'VJW-2850'. In a message...
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VDOT contractor dies after being hit by tractor trailer on I-81

A VDOT contractor has been hit and killed in an accident on Interstate-81. Virginia State Police say 54-year-old Matthew Frazier, of Clifton Forge, VA exited a piece of construction equipment just after 2:30am this morning while that equipment was loaded on a trailer when Frazier was struck by a tractor-trailer. Frazier was wearing a traffic vest and died at the scene. Read full release below.
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Roanoke woman is $500,000 Virginia lottery winner

NEWS RELEASE: “I was happy. Then I got nervous!”. That’s how Phyllis Caley of Roanoke described the moment she realized that the Virginia Lottery scratcher ticket in her hand was worth $500,000. It happened when she bought a 100X The Money ticket at One Stop Market, located at...
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Roanoke woman wins $500,000 lottery prize on a scratch-off ticket

ROANOKE, Va. – This Roanoke woman must have been feeling lucky – she won $500,000 on her scratch-off ticket. On Tuesday, Phyllis Caley of Roanoke bought and scratched her 100X The Money lottery ticket at One Stop Market on Williamson Road in Roanoke, according to a Virginia Lottery announcement.
ROANOKE, VA

$500K awarded to Roanoke lottery winner

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Imagine scratching a Virginia Lottery ticket and realizing it’s worth half a million dollars. For one Roanoke woman, she doesn’t need to imagine because that’s her reality. The Virginia Lottery says Phyllis Caley bought the 100X The Money ticket from a One Stop Market on Williamson Road. Caley told officials she […]
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Salem Fair returns with added security

The Salem Fair, America’s largest free gate fair returns tomorrow with added security after a shooting disrupted last year’s festivities. WFIR’s Camden Lazenby has more.
SALEM, VA
WSLS

Vinton staple closing its doors after serving the community for decades

VINTON, Va. – One of Vinton’s most notable businesses is closing its doors. Cundiff Drug Store’s last day is Tuesday. Angie Chewning, executive director of the Vinton Chamber of Commerce, told 10 News that it first opened in the 1950s in another downtown location before eventually moving to its current spot.
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4th OF JULY HOLIDAY CLOSING

All City of Covington offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of the 4th of July Holiday. The City Refuse Collection for Monday, July 4, 2022, will be collected on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. The Peters Mountain Landfill and State Offices (Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and...
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Select Sheetz stores drop some gas prices to below $4

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ/Sheetz Release) - The convenience store chain Sheetz is reducing the price of certain fuel... to $3.99 a gallon for Unleaded 88 and $3.49 a gallon for E85. 349 Sheetz locations across six states offer that gasoline, meaning not every location does. This comes as average gasoline prices...
ROANOKE, VA

Festival fun returns to Roanoke Valley with 34th Salem Fair

SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — Come one, come all! The largest fair in Virginia — not to mention the largest free gate fair in America — is returning to Salem on Wednesday, bringing an estimated 350,000 guests along with it over the next two weeks! According to organizers, the Salem Fair will be held on the […]
SALEM, VA
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Say goodbye to the Mountaineers: Administrative merger Friday

LOW MOOR, Va. – History is in the making in Alleghany County where two rival school systems are coming together for the benefit of the students and community. The Alleghany County Public School system, the Covington City Public School system, and the Jackson River Technical Center will merge to create Alleghany Highlands Public Schools on July 1.
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FBI offers help to local law enforcement for child abduction search efforts

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The FBI is offering local law enforcement agencies special training and a special task force to help with child abduction cases. The Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team aims to help local departments organize search efforts when children go missing. The FBI partners with police departments to bring children home safely.
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