Missing Virginia Tech student Jonathan Roop was seen in MissouriCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Christiansburg schools are the latest in Virginia to deal with threatsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Benny Nicola's in Radford makes the top of the list for Virginia pizza restaurantsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Parents Demand Answers After Threat at Stuart's Draft High School Goes UncommunicatedBreaking Through NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Virginia native Jesse Martin's popular show 'The Irrational' returns on NBC on January 29, 2024Margaret MinnicksNewsBreak Contributor
Tractor-trailer crash on US-220 South in Henry County cleared
HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– VDOT reports the tractor-trailer crash on US-220 in Henry County has been cleared. The south right lane and right shoulder have been reopened. – HENRY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– The Virginia Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays on US-220 in Henry County due to a tractor-trailer crash near Colonial Hill […]
“My heart breaks.” Family speaks of Franklin County man being confirmed dead after a decade
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - It’s been over 10 years since Christopher Douthat was. “It hurts, It really does,” said Christopher’s mother, Mary Douthat. “Because as a mother, my heart on the inside is just broken into like a million pieces.”. Having not seen or heard from...
Experience Authentic Mexican Cuisine: 5 Unmissable Restaurants in Christiansburg
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional Mexican restaurants in Christiansburg. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Martinsville's Pizza Paradise: Four Pizzas You Need to Taste
In this article, we'll be exploring four outstanding pizza places in Martinsville. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Franklin County deputies welcome new school resource officer
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — The Office of the Sheriff in Franklin County said they would like to officially welcome a new member of their office and to the School Resource Officer program. Deputies said Deputy David Lester comes to them from the Roanoke City Sheriff's Office with 16...
Floyd Co. High School student heading to Harvard
FLOYD, Va. (WDBJ) - High school students in rural areas often face extra challenges, such as traveling long distances to take advanced courses. But that doesn’t mean they can’t achieve at the highest levels. Consider Jack Wilder, a senior at Floyd County High School. Wilder has been walking...
Missing Virginia Tech student from Abingdon spotted in Missouri, authorities say
(WCYB) — A missing Virginia Tech student from Abingdon was spotted in Missouri, nearly 10 hours away from where he was last seen in Christiansburg, authorities said. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, after following up on many leads, officers were able to track Johnny Roop to a restaurant in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, on Wednesday.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Floyd as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Christiansburg school threat deemed not credible
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Christiansburg Police say threats against schools in Christiansburg Thursday have been deemed not credible. Investigators say the social media threats originated from a different school district in another jurisdiction. The threats do not reference any schools or buses in Montgomery County, according to the Town of...
Floyd County girls win the VHSL Region 2C basketball title
SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — The Floyd County girls basketball team won the VHSL Region 2C finals over Liberty 46-19 Friday night at the Cregger Center. Both teams will advance to the Class 2 quarterfinals next Tuesday.
The total snowfall Patrick County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Patrick County, Virginia received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Fayette Area Historical Initiative Museum leaders talk about exhibits honoring African Americans
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – FAHI goal is volunteers, working to collect, preserve and interpret the Fayette Street experience through recorded oral history, public forums and workshops, lectures, and other special programs. Executive Director, Charisse Hairston talks about the museum and events happening. If you would like to learn more about...
Patrick man sentenced for felony drug crime in West Virginia
FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — A man Patrick County man was sentenced for a felony offense in Fayette County, West Virginia. 38-year-old Tommy J. Strothers, of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, was sentenced to ten years in prison for the felony offense of conspiracy. He will need to serve two years and six months in prison before he is eligible for parole.
Franklin County School Board holds special meeting to discuss possible closures
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — The Franklin County School Board held a public meeting Saturday to discuss possible elementary school closures. Concerns and questions are swirling in the Franklin County community after the School Board proposed a plan to shut down schools. Burnt Chimney and Henry Elementary are the...
Hometown Eats: Hylton's Wood Cooking Grill
FIELDALE, Va. (WDBJ) - It’s rare that you go to a restaurant and you have to walk around the grill to get inside. But often times, those are the best kind of restaurants! We’re smokin’ low & slow in Fieldale at Hylton’s Wood Cooking Grill for this week’s Hometown Eats!
‘An Evening with Pete Rose’ packs the house at The Harvester in Rocky Mount
He may not be in “The Show” any longer, but that’s not stopping Pete Rose from putting on one, albeit on a smaller scale these days. The famed former professional baseball player and manager who played most of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, then later managed the team, made a stop in Rocky Mount on Friday, Feb. 23rd for ‘An Evening with Pete Rose’ at The Harvester.
Additional police presence at Christiansburg schools due to threats
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - Montgomery County Public Schools says there will be additional police presence at all Christiansburg schools due to online threats. The district says they believe it is safe for students and staff to be in school. The following message was sent to Christiansburg community members Thursday morning:
Officers, deputies connect with Rocky Mount community over coffee at McDonald’s
The McDonald’s on Tanyard Road in Rocky Mount was the gathering place this morning, but for more than just breakfast. From 9 – 10 a.m., officers and deputies from the Rocky Mount Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources came out for “Coffee with a Cop”. Coffee with a Cop gives community members and law enforcement a chance to connect with one another in a social atmosphere.
PSA crews work to address water issues
The Henry County Public Service Authority is currently responding to two incidents involving damage to its water main. A break on Taylor Road, near Meadow View Lane, will affect a large number of PSA customers in that area. Additionally, a fire hydrant was hit on Stones Dairy Road, near Smith Road, and it broke the 6” line between the hydrant valve and the water main.
Rocky Mount Police Department to hold ‘Cops and Bobbers’ youth fishing event March 23rd
As part of the Rocky Mount Police Department’s ‘Community First’ initiative, Chief Phillip Young and the Department has announced another upcoming event – the 2024 Cops and Bobbers youth fishing event to be held on March 23, 2024 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Gilly’s Park located at the end of Trail Drive in the Town of Rocky Mount.