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  • UPDATED: Appalachian Power, other utilities working to restore power to thousands after storm

    UPDATED: Appalachian Power, other utilities working to restore power to thousands after storm
    Power is slowly being restored after Thursday's severe thunderstorms. Here's a roundup as of approximately 5:00 p.m. on Friday:   - Appalachian Power reports more than 40,300  customers are without power. The company says it has 2,200 crew members...
  • The Tenth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days is this weekend

    The Tenth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days is this weekend
    Some people in Franklin County hope to educate others about life on the farm. In order to do that, members of the Antique Farm Days Club are holding the Tenth Annual Southwest Virginia Antique Farm Days event. On Saturday there was a quilting...
  • Grand Home Furnishings to buy West Virginia stores

    Grand Home Furnishings to buy West Virginia stores
    Roanoke-based Grand Home Furnishings will buy four West Virginia stores from a competitor.  Grand will consolidate some of the stores with its existing locations in West Virginia. Here is the complete announcement from Grand: Grand Home Furnishings,...
  • Howard High School [Graduation 2013]

    Zaineb Khalil Abusakran, Sheldon Orin E Adams, Brandon Boateng Addai, Eric Darko Adjakwah, Andre Afamefuna Ajabor, Michelle Ann Amaya, Jessica Lynne Ambrose, Isaiah David Anderson, Michael Webster Anderson Jr., Aniedi Ufot Andrew, Timothy Lawrence Ankrum,...
  • Harford County seniors graduate, ready for the next step

    They've waited 13 years for this day to finally come – Graduation Day. For the hundreds of members of the Class of 2013 in Harford's public and private schools, it's the end to 13 years of hard work and the beginning of something new, whether it...
  • Record number of turkeys harvested during 2013 spring

    Record number of turkeys harvested during 2013 spring
    A record number of turkeys were harvested during the 2013 spring season, according to the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The 2013 harvest of 19,265 birds exceeded the previous number (18,345) set in 2002. Bedford County recorded the...
  • What's coming out of your well?

    What's coming out of your well?
    The Virginia Cooperative Extension wants to make sure homeowners who rely on wells, know whether their water is safe to drink. "We've got that rotten egg smell," says Linda Oliver, a homeowner in Roanoke County. Oliver, like an estimated 22 percent...
  • Grocery bills helping students college tuition

    Grocery bills helping students college tuition
    The second annual Diploma Campaign to support the Community College Access Program (CCAP) kicks off May 5 in area Stop-In Food Stores and Kroger locations. CCAP is a tuition-assistance program at Virginia Western Community College that allows graduating...
  • Friday's 5/17 local schedule (updated Friday AM with W&M doubleheader)

    COLLEGES Baseball Georgia State at William and Mary (doubleheader), 2 p.m. Old Dominion at Wofford, 6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament elimination games (at Norfolk State’s Miller Field): Norfolk State vs. N.C. Central, 10 a.m. N.C. A&T...
  • Former Franklin County deputy Jonathan Agee sentenced to three life terms for killing ex-wife

    Former Franklin County deputy Jonathan Agee sentenced to three life terms for killing ex-wife
    Outside the court house, former Virginia State Police Sergeant Matthew Brannock said he is satisfied with the ruling handed down to Jonathan Agee on Wednesday. Agee was sentenced to serve three life sentences in prison for killing his ex-wife, and...
  • Penhook man facing moonshining charges after two 800-gallon stills, 1,600 gallons of mash found

    Penhook man facing moonshining charges after two 800-gallon stills, 1,600 gallons of mash found
    A nine-month investigation by Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents has resulted in moonshining charges against a Penhook man. Agents say they destroyed two 800-gallon black-pot stills on Monday in eastern Franklin County. They also...