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A Roanoke man died Monday afternoon in an accidental drowning off the coast of North Carolina.
A child was rushed to the hospital with a serious gunshot wound Monday evening, according to the Roanoke Police Department.
“We have more people dying from overdoses than we have from gun violence, as terrible as that is,” Roanoke Councilman Bill Bestpitch said.
A former instructional aide at Radford High School is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old – and taking pictures of it.
An electrical system at Roanoke’s E-911 Center began smoking this afternoon, but the agency is still able to receive emergency calls, official…
Mike Stewart has worked for numerous airports and airlines, including a stop in Roanoke earlier in his career.
The main goal is to prevent crashes between right-turning vehicles and cyclists passing through an intersection, the town says.
The situation is another continuing impact of the pandemic.
The survey is a part of ongoing efforts in Blacksburg, Montgomery County and the greater New River Valley to address the issue of affordable housing in the region.
Historic preservation, a topic visited here from time to time, is not for the easily discouraged or those pressed for time.
High temperatures in the upper 70s to mid 80s and occasional rounds of showers and storms are likely this week.
Roanoke's meth-related fatalities jumped from 15 in 2019 to 51 in 2020. The city led Virginia in meth overdose deaths in both years.
The early evening eastern sky has had an absence of bright planets since Mars appeared in that part of the sky in November. Finally, a bright …
Before he started the Trump Store and decried Democrats and liberals as "evil," Franklin County Speedway owner Donald "Whitey" Taylor spent decades annoying local government officials with his publicity stunts. “The fact that it’s controversial is the only reason I like doing it,” he said.
The Christiansburg Institute and Montgomery Museum - with approval by the town - is moving forward with an African-American history project.
The business, located at 1015 Cambria St., is modeled after the general stores that were long ago widely common and served as community anchors throughout rural and small town America.
Raymond Earl Almond's grave is marked in Roanoke. But a second grave marker was found in a West Virginia creek. What gives?
Girls on the Run Roanoke Valley merged with Girls on the Run of Central Virginia this month in hopes to better serve girls all over the region.
Documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia offer no details about what the proposed deal might entail.