ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Wythe County, VA

WSLS

Vehicle crash closes lanes on I-81N in Wythe County

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – A vehicle crash has closed lanes on I-81 North in Wythe County, according to VDOT. Authorities say it happened at the 79.9 mile marker and has closed the following lanes:. North left shoulder. Left lane. Right shoulder. 10 News will update this article once the...
WYTHE COUNTY, VA
Picture for Vehicle crash closes lanes on I-81N in Wythe County
NRVNews

NRV Senior Olympics 2022

Ninety-three participants from throughout the New River Valley came to the Wytheville Community Center to compete in the annual New River Valley Senior Olympics. The Town of Wytheville Parks and Recreation was the host for this year’s Olympics. Participating departments were Radford Parks & Recreation, Christiansburg Parks & &...
WYTHEVILLE, VA
Picture for NRV Senior Olympics 2022

Crashes close lanes along both directions of I-81

UPDATE: As of 5:05, VDOT reports that the left lane of I-81 S has reopened in Wythe County. WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – Crashes along Interstate 81 have closed multiple lanes, officials say. According to a listing on the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) 511 Traffic Information System, a tractor-trailer crash near mile marker 84.3 […]
WYTHE COUNTY, VA
Picture for Crashes close lanes along both directions of I-81
TOP CITIES
LOCAL CHANNELS
WSLS

Hurricane season outlook, public hearings and more news happening today

Here’s a look at some of the stories we’ll be following today as they make headlines across Southwest Virginia:. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will issue its outlook for the upcoming Hurricane Season. Forecasters will give their expectations for the number of named storms and hurricanes and how you can prepare. Hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th.
GILES COUNTY, VA
WHSV

Wythe County family recovering after storm that destroyed home

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - “I’ve never seen anything like it and I hope I never do again,” said Martha Osborne. It was a day they’ll never forget. Martha Osborne, her husband Ernest and great-grandson are recovering after high winds and hail destroyed their home Saturday. The Osbornes have lived in Wythe County their whole lives and are doing okay, but are still thinking about the chilling experience.
WYTHE COUNTY, VA
heraldcourier.com

Tobacco Commissions approves almost $2 million in grants for Southwest Virginia projects

BRISTOL, Va. — The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission last week approved eight grants worth $1.827 million for projects in Southwest Virginia. The commission met last Thursday at the Sessions Hotel in downtown Bristol. They also voted to approve seven additional grants, totaling $2.721 million for projects in southern Virginia. The commission serves a combined 40 localities in the two former tobacco regions.
VIRGINIA STATE
RELATED PUBLISHERS

Southwest, central Virginia hospitals receive mixed ratings in new safety report

(WFXR) — Newly-released safety ratings from a nonprofit watchdog organization show which southwest and central Virginia hospitals are making the grade when it comes to protecting patients from preventable harm and error. According to officials, the Leapfrog Group analyzes process/structural measures and outcome measures for general hospitals; rates them based on over 30 national performance […]
VIRGINIA STATE
WSLS

Tractor-trailer crash on I-81N in Wythe County cleared

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE. The crash has been cleared, according to VDOT. A tractor-trailer crash along Interstate 81 North in Wythe County is causing delays, according to VDOT. Authorities say the crash happened at the 73.3 mile marker and has closed the north left shoulder and left lane.
WYTHE COUNTY, VA
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
WDBJ7.com

Wythe County administration offices expansion construction begins

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - In Wythe County, construction started Monday on the expansion of administrative offices. The new addition’s main floor will house offices for the Commissioner of Revenue and the Treasurer. During the construction, some parking spots will be limited, but there will be parking on sixth street.
WYTHE COUNTY, VA