Roanoke County schools want nurses to be trained in how to spot concussions. More>>
After years of bitter friction within Republican circles, House Speaker John Boehner is lashing out against hard-line conservative and tea party groups.
Oak Grove Elementary teacher Catey Moretz is one of 22 educators making policy recommendations to Governor Bob McDonnell. More>>
The store will help 500 families this holiday season. More>>
This week, leaders from across the Roanoke Valley officially signed off on the new Western Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority -- a group they believe will help the region attract the new and large businesses they want. And to top it all off, the group also received a big grant from the state.Roanoke County, Botetourt County, Franklin County, the City of Roanoke, the City of Salem, and the Town of Vinton are all participating in the Authority. The group will be responsible for ide... More>>
A haunting Elvis impersonation from a northern neighbor, a WWE Superstar is a grammar freak, the complete Ron Burgundy/Peyton Manning interview and more in Your Week in Pop Culture. More>>
For much of the past week Dr. Richard Worringham has spent time watching the news, looking on as his native South Africa and the entire world celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela."He was a great statesman as well as a leader," said Worringham.Before moving to the U.S. and teaching media studies at Radford University, Worringham worked for the South African Broadcasting Corporation, where he was a producer. He was there during the height of the anti-apartheid movement when Mandela had been imp... More>>
Savannah Day,the 14-year-old girl from Troutville who collected more than 4,000 toys for children in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital has successfully made it out of surgery.Despite undergoingbrain surgery during the holidays, Savannah wanted to make Christmas brighter formore than500 children who would be in the hospital with her.She has been fundraising for months now trying to collect 500 toys, but after learning about her story she gainedmassive community support. Herdonation totaled ov... More>>
For the 15th consecutive year, Virginians have broken the record for alcohol sales in the state.The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control's most recent annual report says it has seen retail salesincrease to record-breaking levels consecutively for the past 15 years. The agency that runs more than 340 shops saw a profit of $134 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30. Gross wholesale and retail sales increased nearly 5 percent to $769 million. That translates to more than 10... More>>
Neo-Nazi Bill White of Roanoke is again facing charges for soliciting violence. White is currently serving time for threatening a juror. Just last month White was convicted in federal court of making threats against his estranged wife. Those threats cameafter he demanded alomony payments whilefleeing to Mexico.A jury unanimously found White guilty on all four counts against him including extortion.White is now facing... More>>
A celebration in the New River Valley tonight. The Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center is celebrating recent renovations and a new roof.