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Xander shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved a little boy in trouble. Xander shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved a little boy in trouble.

Christiansburg boy meets town leaders after heroic actions

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A Christiansburg boy spent Tuesday morning touring the town. More>>

Boy receives praise for saving child at Christiansburg pool Video included

Xavier shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved the boy in trouble. Xavier shows WSLS Anchor Lindsey Ward where he saved the boy in trouble.
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Praise continues for a 7-year-old boy who jumped into action to save another young kid from drowning at a Christiansburg pool. More>>

Elliston Fire Department rallies around member with cancer Video included

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Elliston (WSLS) - Volunteer fire departments give so much to our communities.Now, one NRV fire fighter needs help from the community.The Elliston Fire Department is taking care of one of their own not with just words of encouragement, but actions of care.At 60-something years old Paul Herrell can't get around as quickly as he used to.He walks with a cane, lost an arm in an accident and was recently diagnosed with stag... More>>

Formerly homeless child raises awareness for Roanoke Rescue Mission Video included

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"Packing the Park" of Wednesday's Salem Red Sox game also makes a difference for the Roanoke Rescue Mission. More>>

Roanoke AAU track team raising money for Junior Olympics Video included

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A Roanoke middle schooler with a heart for giving is now asking for the community's help to get his track team to the AAU Junior Olympics in Iowa. More>>

Roanoke woman warns teens about tanning safety Video included

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A local woman has made it her mission to make sure we take care of our skin when we're outside. Chelsea Dawson has taken her battle with cancer and put it in writing to help others. More>>

Girls Rock Roanoke has space for more campers Video included

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Girls Rock Roanoke camp is back for a second year in the Star City. More>>

Ride to Give cyclist travels through Roanoke Valley on 900 mile journey

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Dave Nazaroff of Nyack, New York biked through our area Wednesday on his way to Gainesville, Georgia.He's on a 900 mile journey to raise money for a little girl, Callie Truelove who lives in Gainesville. More>>

Savannah Day hands out toys to hospital patients on St. Patrick's Day Video included

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Botetourt County teen Savannah Day spent Monday afternoon at Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital delivering smiles to children. Savannah went room to room handing out toys to the little patients. This isn't the first time she has done this. In fact, Savannah and her sisters organized a toy drive back at Christmas for patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, which is where she underwent brain surgery. “During our j... More>>

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  • Feed the Fire Candles celebrates 1st anniversary

    Feed the Fire Candles celebrates 1st anniversary

    Saturday, May 3 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-05-04 02:56:01 GMT
    "Feed the Fire Candles" held their first anniversary event today at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista. Their mission: to help communities fight hunger and they do that by selling candles. One candle is worth 4 meals to food banks. And so far they've made thousands of donations to various food banks in Southwest Virginia.Feed the Fire Candles
    "Feed the Fire Candles" held their first anniversary event today at Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista. Their mission: to help communities fight hunger and they do that by selling candles. One candle is worth 4 meals to food banks. And so far they've made thousands of donations to various food banks in Southwest Virginia.Feed the Fire Candles
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