| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:32 AM
The Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors has elected Dan Dennison as president of the state broadcast organization.
Dennison, news director of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, will also serve as the group's Southwest representative.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:19 AM
A tractor-trailer carrying nearly 1,000 turkeys crashed on Route 220 North on Wednesday morning, forcing one lane to close.
The accident happened around 7 a.m. near Route 669 (Murray Hill Road). The tractor-trailer overturned in the median.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Two local food establishments closed their doors Sunday, one a family-owned bakery, the other a chain restaurant.
Icing Bakery & Cafe, a family-owned store in downtown Boonsboro, closed Sunday, as did a Shoney’s restaurant at Hagerstown’s...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:24 PM
From restaurants to unique boutiques, you can find pretty much anything you need in the Roanoke area.
With the growing popularity of what's being called an "old fashioned downtown" and the "buy local" initiative, more and more small business owners...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 2:39 PM
The Salem High School Forensics team continued its dominance over the weekend, winning its eighth straight Virginia High School League state Group AA title on Saturday.
The Spartans sealed the title with a 56-17 win over John Handley on Saturday in...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Radford University announced its latest Hall of Fame class Thursday afternoon. It's a five member class that includes former volleyball star and Roanoke native Gretchen Foster Robertson and lacrosse standout Rich Hogan.
Women's basketball players...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The men of the 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry marched through the town of Gettysburg around noon on July 1, 1863, to the music of military bands and the cheers of the townspeople.
They headed north to the Alms House, a small stone building less than a mile...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:46 AM
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,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Mary Louise (Horst) Horst, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., died at 11:56 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Mennonite Fellowship Home in Hagerstown.
Born Feb. 15, 1929, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin B. and Martha (Lehman) Horst....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Among the most evocative artifacts I've seen while preparing an upcoming series of stories on Hampton Roads and the War of 1812 is a rifle left behind by an American sharpshooter fleeing the field of a hopeless battle.
Not only does this rare marked...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 PM
HARRISONBURG --Smithfield's Marquis Childress and New Kent's boys' 3,200-meter relay team won state championships in the Group AA state track meet.
Childress jumped 21 feet, 10 1/4 inches to nip Brunswick's Dominique Hardy by a quarter of an inch on...