From Tenant to Plaintiff: Elderly Woman's Lawsuit Exposes Housing Harassment in ChristiansburgBreaking Through NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Erin Walton was based on Audrey Hamner who lived in Vinton VirginiaCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Convicted: Wealthy Ambulance Owner Fails at Fooling IRSTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
Historic Virginia church shuts its doors but they will reopen as apartments in SouthwestCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Bob Dylan's young fans in Virginia review his recent concerts in Richmond and RoanokeCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Martinsville man arrested for allegedly stealing trailer from NexHaul Trailers
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Franklin County Sheriff says an arrest has been made in connection to the Grand Larceny investigation of a dump trailer that occurred on Nov. 3. 38-year-old George Willie Price Jr. of Martinsville has been charged with felony Grand Larceny and felony Obtaining Money by False Pretenses. According to the […]
Franklin County father charged after rushing his daughter to the hospital pleads no contest
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – UPDATE. A Franklin County father who faced charges after rushing his daughter to the hospital has pled no contest to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge, which will be amended to a traffic infraction after 6 months. [10 NEWS EXCLUSIVE | Video shows father held at...
Vehicle crash causing delays on Rt. 748 in Franklin County
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– The Virginia Department of Transportation is reporting delays on Rt. 748 in Franklin County due to a crash in the vicinity of Franklin St. As of 4:49 p.m., all west and all east lanes are closed. Traffic is currently being detoured onto Sawmill Rd., to VA-40, and back off the highway and onto Turners Creek Rd.
Weekly Safety Report: Shootings, Robbery, and Fires in NW Roanoke
Two men were hospitalized after a shooting in NW Roanoke early Thursday morning. Police initially did not find evidence of a shooting but were flagged down by a resident who reported an injured person inside a home. In another incident, documents revealed that a fatal shooting in October occurred during an attempted robbery. The homeowner stated that he had been texting the deceased man about a marijuana sale. Additionally, Roanoke firefighters responded to a structure fire on Centre Ave, and crews battled a brush fire near a FedEx facility on Thirlane Road.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in rocky mount, VA
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of rocky mount..
Shooting last night sends one to hospital
(from Roanoke PD) On November 30 around 10:50 p.m., Roanoke Police were notified that an adult male with serious gunshot wounds had arrived at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital via personal vehicle. Officers responded to the hospital to speak with the man, but were unable to interview him as he was receiving medical care.
Landmarks as Legacy: The Role of Local Monuments in Shaping Community Identity
The legend of Burnt Chimney captures more than just the imagination; it encapsulates the essence of American history during the Revolutionary War. Once a guiding relic for travelers, the sole surviving chimney after a fire led to the founding of the town now known as Forest City, NC. This transition from a simple landmark to a community's identity marker highlights the profound influence of local lore on a town's history and culture. The story of Burnt Chimney, with its replica standing in the town square, serves as a testament to resilience and guidance, an enduring symbol in the narrative of the community.
Inmates at Roanoke City Adult Detention Center become graduates of inside-out program
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Inmates at Roanoke City Adult Detention Center had the opportunity to become students, and today, those students became graduates. Roanoke’s Sheriff’s Office partnered with Roanoke College to bring the inside-out program to Roanoke City. Nine weeks later, the sheriff’s office held it’s first graduation...
Star City Christmas Drag Brunch: A Festive Morning of Food, Fun, and Fabulous Performances!
🎄🎉 Get ready to kick off the festive season in style! The Star City Christmas Drag Brunch featuring the Roanoke Royals is coming to town. This fabulous event will take place on Sun, Dec 03 from 10am to 12pm. The venue for this glamorous gathering is none other than the Well Hung Vineyard - Restaurant located at 402 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA 24011.
Southside Elementary School and Union Hall Elementary School Recognized at National Awards Ceremony
Southside Elementary School and Union Hall Elementary School were recognized at the 2023 National Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Ceremony on November 16-17, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Southside Elementary School received the Exemplary Achievement Gap-Closing Schools Award, and Union Hall Elementary School received the Exemplary High Performing...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $3.09 in Rocky Mount as of 2023-12-01. Find the cheapest 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 Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Lady Eagles get defensive in basketball win over Floyd County
Tony Gill promised a pressure defense when took the helm as head coach of the Franklin County girls’ basketball team this season. His scheme paid off on Wednesday night as Franklin County walked away with a 47-41 victory in their home opener against an explosive Floyd County team. After...
Roanoke embraces the holiday spirit: Christmas tree lighting
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The holiday spirit is alive and thriving in Downtown Roanoke. The excitement of the Christmas tree, the twinkling lights, and the anticipation of presents are making the season feel truly magical. As people gather around, the towering Christmas tree becomes the center of attention, especially for...
Berglund Management Group notifies over 50K people of data breach
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — A Roanoke-based car dealership has announced that a data breach has reportedly impacted over 50,000 people. According to the Attorney General’s Office of Maine, on Nov. 22, the Berglund Management Group Inc. filed a notice of data breach. This comes after the company detected that an unauthorized party was able to gain access to a portion of its computer network.
Pinpoint Weather: Weekend rain chances
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Off and on rain is possible from Saturday afternoon through Sunday. No one day will be a washout. Even with rain, a warm southerly wind will keep temperatures above average throughout the weekend. Rainfall over the weekend is not expected to be heavy, though there could be a few heavy bursts. […]
Feds give grant to study wildlife crossings in Virginia; more . . .
Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke to be renamed. Shell building coming to Buchanan County. Carliion names vice president for Carilion Mental Health. The post Feds give grant to study wildlife crossings in Virginia; more . . . appeared first on Cardinal News.
Owner of Carl’s Place celebrates 100th birthday with the community
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - The owner of Carl’s Place celebrated her 100th birthday Wednesday with her friends and family. What started as a small grocery store in 1947 is now a signature restaurant in Franklin County. Mabel Dalton’s family threw her a party and invited everyone to join...
Friday Football Extra semifinals preview
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - It’s state semifinals week and we have six local high schools in the hunt for a trip to the state championship. Check out how the teams are preparing:
Commonwealth renames veterans care center in Roanoke in honor of two local heroes
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will host a special renaming ceremony for the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke on December 12, 2023, at 11 a.m. The Center will be officially renamed in honor of two military heroes with connections to the Commonwealth, and their names will be revealed during the ceremony.
Virginia Museum of Transportation hosts Candy Cane Express
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - 7@four sits down with the Executive Director of the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Mendy Flynn, about the Candy Cane Express. Watch the video for the full interview.