| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts announced Wednesday that it has acquired the company B.W.P. Distributors.
BWP is currently a private company that supplies, markets, and distributes automotive parts.
The purchase means Advance will now operate 124 BWP...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Dos primos adolescentes, uno de los cuales tiene tan sólo 14 años de edad, enfrentan cargos de asesinato en segundo grado después de haber usado un lapicero para intencionalmente apuñalar a un hombre y golpearlo hasta que mueriera por desangrarse en un...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:10 PM
We have a follow-up to reports that Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts is up for sale.
Last month, Reuters and other news organizations said Advance was exploring the sale of the company to private equity firms.
But now the New York Post says most of...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Some people decided to spend their Black Friday helping others. On Friday, volunteers assembled 500 bikes so needy kids can have a good Christmas this year.
They started with a box. Inside is the frame of a Huffy bike.
"We've got a pretty good...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The future of Advance Auto Parts is back in the headline.
National reports indicate the company is considering a possible sale to private equity firms.
There are many more questions than answers for what it will mean for the only Fortune 500 Company...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:10 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Javier Vazquez Nieves, 35, of the 2900 block of Beach Court, was charged Thursday with theft less than $100.
Charles N. Mauck, 25, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:35 PM
It's a story people are still talking about one week later.
Last Monday, WDBJ7 first told you about a Roanoke auto shop that repaired a bullied college student's car for free. That story quickly went viral and people all over the world are talking...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The numbers were impressive: 100 employees of Advance Auto Parts packing meals for 10,000 people. And all in less than two hours.
An event Thursday afternoon at Valley View Mall in Roanoke included the sounds of a bluegrass band, the fast hands of...
| Aug 22, 2012
Auto parts store stickup men in the New Orleans Metro area haven't taken their foot off the gas pedal.
An Advance Auto Parts in Gretna was robbed August 9, bringing the total of auto store robberies to 7 from the North Shore to New Orleans since the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:24 PM
A college student has a "new" car. It's all thanks to a Roanoke auto shop.
Jordan Addison is a student at Radford University. Between March and May of this year his car was vandalized four times. Once at his home and three times on-campus.
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Marrero auto parts store.
The call came in just before 9 p.m. Monday.
No one was hurt at the Advance Auto Parts robbery on the West Bank Expressway.
The same store was held up...