| Nov 6, 2011
| 6:11 AM
When the owners of a Nelson County brewpub decided to expand into retail sales, they needed to build a brewery.
The perfect site turned out to be in Rockbridge County, just outside Lexington.
Construction of the Devil's Backbone brewery is now nearly...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 2:23 PM
PLAINS — York's Jack Little may have won the individual battle with Lafayette's Kurtis Steck, finishing fifth to Steck's seventh in the Group AA boys' race, but Lafayette won the team battle Saturday, following up their regional title with a third-...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:36 AM
UPDATED 9:55 a.m.: The accident has been cleared.
Virginia State Police say a tractor trailer jackknifed on Interstate-81 between mile markers 175 and 180 in Rockbridge County.
There's a two mile back up....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:24 AM
A sinkhole will slow traffic on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County starting this weekend.
Repair work will shut down a lane of traffic headed north starting at 10 p.m. Sunday evening.
The lane is expected to be closed for most of the day Monday as...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:52 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 3:30pm
We're now getting a better idea what happened before a man was shot and killed by a State Trooper in Rockbridge County Tuesday morning.
State Police today identified the man as 39-year-old Wayne Lyall...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 12:09 PM
V-DOT reports that both crashes on Interstate 81 have been cleared and traffic is moving normally at this hour.
V-DOT reports that crews have cleared the scene of a...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The following are the top five local weather events in 2011 as voted on by the staff of the Blacksburg National Weather Service Office. You'll notice nearly all of the events were storm related, specifically tornadoes.
1. (Tie): The April 27th-28th...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Governor McDonnell and the Board of Education have recognized several high-performing schools in our area.
Throughout the state, 447 schools and two school divisions earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A Natural Bridge woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning in Rockbridge County.
According to Virginia State Police, Laura Schnetzler was driving a Nissan Pathfinder on Route 610, just north of Route 682, when the vehicle ran off the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:12 PM
A North Carolina truck driver is in jail and accused of beating another truck driver with a hammer on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County.
Lewis D. Bumgarner, 34, has been charged with malicious wounding and is being held without bond in the Botetourt...