| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Advance Auto Parts says its fourth-quarter net income fell 2 percent as flat sales were offset by higher costs.
The Roanoke, Va., seller of auto parts and batteries said Thursday that it earned $65.1 million, or 88 cents per share, for the quarter...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:21 PM
If your car is not in good shape you're likely to have a rough couple of days.
Freezing weather only makes engine problems worse and unfortunately many drivers don't realize it until they need to get somewhere.
Gary Brooks picked a bad day to forget...
| 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 25, 2012
Nibble with Gibble’s
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Eldon Dieffenbach of Myerstown, Pa., announced recently that he has entered into an agreement to acquire Nibble with Gibble’s of Chambersburg.
Currently owned by Martin’s Famous Pastry...
| 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,...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The Washington Township (Pa.) Planning Commission on Monday recommended approval of land-development plans for a property being eyed for Auto Zone.
Motorists accessing the 7,380-square-foot building would use Geiser Avenue off East Main Street.
| 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...