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Large police presence closes entrance to Hunting Hills in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – A large police presence closed the entrance to Hunting Hills off Route 220 in Roanoke. More emergency and police vehicles could be seen on the road past the entrance. The main traffic on 220 was not being impacted, but the entrance to the Hunting Hills community...
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Large emergency presence works fugitive case in Roanoke Co.

ROANOKE Co., Va. (WDBJ) - A large emergency presence has converged near Franklin Road SW and Southern Hills Dr. SW in Roanoke Co. as crews work what State Police says is a fugitive case Tuesday night. WDBJ7 has a crew at the scene working to learn more. Traffic is being...
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Law enforcement set to seize hotel involved in trafficking ring

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Law enforcement held a press conference at Knights Inn on Thirlane Rd. Tuesday, announcing they were beginning the court proceedings for seizure and civil forfeiture of the property. According to Roanoke County Police Department, a federal judge ordered U.S. Marshals to begin seizure proceedings Tuesday...
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Two Roanoke men plead guilty in fatal shooting and drug trafficking

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Two Roanoke men involved in a fatal shooting pled guilty in federal court for their part in the fatal shootings at an Eastern Avenue drug house and drug trafficking activity. A large-scale distribution of marijuana in rhe Roanoke Valley in 2017-2019 was run by 23-year-old...
ROANOKE, VA
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Salem man wanted for alleged role in Radford assault

RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - One person has been arrested and Radford Police are looking for another man they say was involved in a fight in which one person was hurt. About 2 a.m. September 10, 2022, police were called to the 300 block of Tyler Avenue. Officers found a large crowd leaving the area, and found one person who had sustained “significant injuries” from an assault at that location.
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Making the case: Forensic supply company in Union Hall marks 30 years

Judy Grimm’s last name is appropriate given her forensic products and equipment business, Evident. “We kind of have a morbid profession,” her son, Mike Grimm Jr., said. “For the last 20 years we’ve given away a promotional item at conferences and in our orders. ... It’s a bottle of hot sauce. We call it Grimm Reaper Hot Sauce.”
UNION HALL, VA
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Veterans Voices : Barry Brown

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Barry Brown is a 1988 graduate of Staunton River High School…..he was a football and track star for the Golden Eagles…earning a partial track scholarship to Norfolk State…with money options limited for school he joined the Army…serving from 1994-2018 and hasn’t looked back.
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Mountain View Vintage Market to Welcome More than 60 Vendors

Bedford, VA (WSET) — The Mountain View Vintage Market is set for October 14 and 15 in Bedford. The event organizers said there will be more than 60 vendors taking part. Emily finds out how you can get VIP tickets and the giveaways you could win by going!
BEDFORD, VA
Franklin News Post

Rocky Mount building debate at center of council race

ROCKY MOUNT — Over the last several months, a number of signs have appeared in the windows of 325 Franklin St. implying the town is colluding to prevent development of the building. The registered agent for the company that owns the downtown building, Phillip Bane, put the signs up....
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Crews heading to help with Hurricane Ian make pit stop in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Hurricane Ian is expected to make landfall through the heart of Florida and up into Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina in the middle to late part of this week. Monday, Atlantic Power Constructors made a pit stop in Roanoke on their way to Georgia to help with the hurricane’s aftermath.
ROANOKE, VA
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'Record turn out': 41st annual Bedford Centerfest event was a success

BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — There was a record turnout for the 41st annual Bedford Centerfest that happened on Saturday. There was a lot of entertainment, live music, and more. "This was Minnie’s Travel Boutique‘s second time participating in the Bedford Centerfest festival in Central Virginia. Centerfest is a wonderful event to meet local business owners and the surrounding community. We always love to meet and greet and spread magic everywhere we go and this year was a huge hit. It is such an honor to spread the magic of Disney destinations to the Central Virginia area and every year we are always surprised at how well the Central Virginia Business Coalition works so hard to organize such an amazing event. Minnie’s Travel Boutique is very excited for next year’s Centerfest and hopes that those that are reading will come out and enjoy all the festivities everything is free fancy and fun!” Kristen Breedlove Minnie’s Travel Boutique said.
BEDFORD, VA
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Roanoke County honored with economic development award

ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke County was recognized by the International Economic Development Council for excellence for its Reimagine 419 plan. The awards program honors innovative planning and redevelopment initiatives. In the 419 plan area at Tanglewood Mall, Roanoke County announced 15 new businesses since last year, creating more than...
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Local teaching duo named Educator of the Year

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Zany lessons, matching outfits, and their years-long friendship all add up to a dynamic math duo. Voss and Benson are an 8th-grade co-teaching team at Northside Middle School, and Monday afternoon they were announced the winners of the Association for Middle-Level Education Educator of the Year. It’s usually a prize reserved for just one teacher, but the two women insist – they’re one singular team.
ROANOKE, VA
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Carport fire on Gatewood Ave. SW in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Roanoke Fire-EMs crews responded to a carport fire on Sunday. This incident happened at the 5000 block of Gatewood Avenue SW. The department said there were no injuries reported. The fire was determined to be accidental, with damages to the structure and content estimated at...
ROANOKE, VA
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Upcoming Street Closures

ROANOKE, VA - Upcoming special events with parking or street restrictions:. Straight Street Youth Night on Friday and Saturday, 9/30/22 and 10/1/22, from 5 pm to 11 pm on Luck between 3rd and 4th. Terror Manor on Friday and Saturday, 9/30/22 and 10/1/22, from 7:15 pm to 11:15 pm on...
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