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  • Jack says YES to owning a restaurant

     
    A new restaurant is about to open on Talbot Street in St. Michaels.It's called the Big Pickle FoodBar.The chef and manager Chad Scott, and Big Pickle marks his return to the Eastern Shore, where he helped open and ran Mason's......
  • UPDATED: Woman who spotted Easley and Smith talks to News 7; Smith's father talks to press

    UPDATED: Woman who spotted Easley and Smith talks to News 7; Smith's father talks to press
    UPDATED MONDAY 10:15 p.m. For the first time since the search for Brittany Smith began, the public is hearing from the 12-year-old's father. Benjamin Smith, who is a police officer in South Boston says he felt it was the appropriate time to comment with...
  • Roanoke County History

    Founded: 1838 History:   Roanoke County was established by the Virginia Legislature. It was named Roanoke County because of the Roanoke River passing through the area. During early settlement Roanoke had many trains passing through this area. Later,...
  • Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14

    Animals Take Control: Reading Rainbow play the Elm City PopFest on Sept. 14
    It's probably a good idea to catch Philly's Reading Rainbow (Rob Garcia, vocals and guitar, Sarah Everton, drums and vocals, and Al Creedon, guitar) at the Elm City Popfest at BAR in New Haven on Sept. 14 or the following night at the Iron Horse Music...
  • State sees 72% increase in whooping cough

    State sees 72% increase in whooping cough
    Virginia has seen a 72 percent increase in reported cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, according to the state health department. About 30 cases have been reported in Floyd County, southwest of Roanoke, prompting a private school to...
  • Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.

    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr.
    Captain Harold Albert McGrath, Jr., USN (Ret), 81, of Roanoke, VA, died September 11, 2011, in his home.  Hal was born December 20, 1929, in New York.  He was preceded in death by his father Harold Albert McGrath, Sr.; mother Lucille Sievert and step-...
  • Amber Alerts now on Facebook

    Amber Alerts now on Facebook
    In the span of just six weeks, social networking is changing the search for missing children. Facebook is launching an "Amber Alert" page for every state in the U.S., and some of its roots are right here in California. It used to be that highway road...
  • Police say Franklin Co. deputy kills ex-wife in Roanoke and wounds a state trooper on I-81

    Police say Franklin Co. deputy kills ex-wife in Roanoke and wounds a state trooper on I-81
    A woman and Virginia State trooper were shot in two separate incidents that occurred about 20 minutes apart.  Police say Franklin County deputy Jonathan Ashley Agee, age 32 of Boones Mill, shot his ex-wife, Jennifer Louise Agee, at the Sheetz on...
  • Teel Time: Hokies' Beamer, UVa's London make their pitches in Hampton on Thursday

    Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum were among Keith Urban’s opening acts last summer. Doesn’t mean they’re not stars in their own right. But it does mean they’re not Keith Urban. Same goes for Mike London...
  • Archive story: Jim Kincaid takes 1997 Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters distinguished service award

    [This story appeared in the Daily Press, May 18, 1997. Jim Kincaid died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at his home in Farmville.] ++++++++++++++++++++ || Jim Kincaid, retired anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, was honored Saturday as the winner of the Virginia...
  • Disabled vet gets new life with 'foster parent'

    Disabled vet gets new life with 'foster parent'
    — Disabled veteran George Kimble Jr., who served in Vietnam, spends his days taking walks in a quiet neighborhood, listening to music and getting what he wants for breakfast. His chores, such as they are, include building a model of a 1937 Ford...