| Apr 8, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Virginia 511 reports the crash that happened on northbound I-81 near mile marker 131 in Roanoke County has been cleared.
However, there are still some backups related to the crash. They should clear up soon.
| Apr 18, 2012
| 7:04 AM
A steady rain is helping firefighters put out wildfires in Virginia. More than a half-inch of rain is expected to fall throughout Wednesday.
Despite the rain, smoke from parts of the fires may be visible for days. Crews that came from 29 states will...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:49 AM
The new year brought a change to the organization that used to be known as Literacy Volunteers of Roanoke Valley.
The organization is now called Blue Ridge Literacy.
Executive Director Russ Merritt says the new name, logo, and new brand will...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It's time for change. That was the message behind a press conference held by several local school superintendents.
In attendance were the superintendents from Roanoke City, Salem, Botetourt County, Montgomery County, Bedford, Floyd, and Craig County. A...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 6:29 PM
2011 was a rough year for Billy's Barn. But the owner is hoping for better luck in 2012.
The restaurant and bar reopened on Tuesday.
"We had a real good day today," says owner Billy Miles, "Most of our customers, loyal customers came back in and saw...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Crews repairing railroad tracks in Roanoke County and Botetourt County have adjusted their work schedule this week.
Here is the new schedule:
- Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Route 652 (Mountain Pass)
- Thursday, Oct. 18 - Route 651 (Stoney Battery Road)
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The search is on for the man who robbed the SunTrust Bank on Williamson Road Thursday afternoon in Roanoke County.
He presented a note to the teller and left with cash.
The suspect may have gotten into a blue long-bed truck with a third door, possibly...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Turnout will be critical in a tight Presidential race, and Monday Virginia Democratic leaders rolled into Roanoke with a message for the party's supporters.
Monday was the deadline for registering to vote in the November election, and that was part of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:38 PM
It's meant to lift and tighten the skin with no surgery and no down time. It's called Ultherapy. This month the Food and Drug Administration gave clearance to a new use for this ultrasound therapy: to lift the neck.
Julie Roach, like many women and...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Students know what the law states but not always why.
The 'rule of law' was the topic Monday at schools in Roanoke County and at Andrew Lewis Middle School in Salem.
Attorney Michael Pace developed the program a few years ago.
On Monday he spoke to 7th...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Eight-eight percent of the class of 2012 graduated on time, according to the Virginia Department of Education.
Also, the statewide dropout rate fell to 6.5 percent for the class of 2012, down from 7.2 percent for the class of 2011.
Highland County had a...