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Rockbridge County

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  • UPDATE: Tractor-trailer fire cleared from Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County

    UPDATE: Tractor-trailer fire cleared from Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County
    The tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County has been cleared. The fire casued delays Friday afternoon near mile marker 54. --------------------------------------- 12:53 p.m.: According to the Virginia Department of Transportation,...
  • Emergency shelters set up in Rockbridge County

    Emergency shelters set up in Rockbridge County
    Lyburn Downing Middle School is now back open as a shelter. ============================== 3:18 p.m.: Rockbridge County is telling residents to be prepared to be without power into Thursday. Residents neeing shelter should call 2-1-1 for shelter...
  • UPDATE: Virginia House of Delegates passes transportation bill; Senate to vote Saturday

    UPDATE: Virginia House of Delegates passes transportation bill; Senate to vote Saturday
    The State Senate adjourned Friday afternoon, leaving the vote on a transportation compromise until Saturday, the final day of the General Assembly session.   Earlier, members of the House of Delegates approved the legislation, the first major infusion...
  • UPDATE: State lawmakers approve budget, leave door open to Medicaid expansion

    UPDATE: State lawmakers approve budget, leave door open to Medicaid expansion
    State lawmakers adjourned late Saturday afternoon, but not before approving amendments to the state budget. The final spending plan includes money to speed up the opening of a state prison in Grayson County that has been sitting empty. The prison is now...
  • What's in a name? A closer look at Southwest Virginia's unique place names

    What's in a name? A closer look at Southwest Virginia's unique place names
    For some they're just words on a map.  Spots we pass by, but never think about.  Many of us call these places "home." Southwest Virginia is full of distinct, unusual, and even hard-to-pronounce names, but each one has its own special story. Everywhere...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS: Tuesday night scores

    HIGH SCHOOLS: Tuesday night scores
    GIRLS BASKETBALL    Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49    Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35    Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19    Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56    Bassett 31, Patrick County 27    Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41    Broad Run 53, Freedom...
  • Artisan center planned for Rockbridge County

    Artisan center planned for Rockbridge County
    Developers hope a new artisan center will become a gateway attraction to Rockbridge County and the Shenandoah Valley.  They announced plans for the AWASAW Artisan Center Wednesday morning. The facility will be built near the Raphine exit on Interstate...
  • Roy Stanley Memorial Shootout being held February 2 in Salem

    Roy Stanley Memorial Shootout being held February 2 in Salem
    The 2013 Roy Stanley Memorial Shootout will be held February 2 at the Salem Civic Center. The tournament is a fundraiser for the Roy Stanley Memorial fund and the Kiwanis Club of Salem. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the tournament, or through...
  • UPDATE: Tractor trailer truck hits guard rail, spills fuel in Rockbridge County

    UPDATE: Tractor trailer truck hits guard rail, spills fuel in Rockbridge County
    UPDATE: 8:00 a.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the accident has been cleared. -------------------------------------------------------------- We're following a traffic alert out of Rockbridge County. Emergency Management...
  • UPDATE: Tractor-trailer accident blocking I-81 South in Rockbridge County

    UPDATE: Tractor-trailer accident blocking I-81 South in Rockbridge County
    It may take four or five hours to move the tanker that is blocking Interstate 81 South in Rockbridge County, according to Rockbridge County Emergency Management Coordinator Robert Foresman. The tanker that overturned is carrying soap. Crews have to wait...
  • HIGH SCHOOLS: Tuesday's girls and boys basketball scores

    HIGH SCHOOLS: Tuesday's girls and boys basketball scores
    GIRLS BASKETBALL    Albemarle 58, Stafford 44    Altavista 51, Chatham 33    Appomattox Regional 63, Franklin 14    Bishop Sullivan 42, Kempsville 32    Broad Run 55, Osbourn 51    Brookville 67, Liberty-Bedford 43    Bruton 57, York 30    Central...