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  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • 29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:32:06 GMT
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
  • 12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:24:35 GMT
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday, April 21 stat 11:46 a.m.
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday at 11:46 a.m.
  • Virginia Tech Researchers Find The Best Way to Catch Stink Bugs

    Virginia Tech Researchers Find The Best Way to Catch Stink Bugs

    Monday, April 7 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-04-07 17:08:15 GMT
    Virginia Tech researchers in the entomology department have studied several different options for catching stinkbugs in your home and came up with one very simple option that will cost you about seven
    Virginia Tech researchers in the entomology department have studied several different options for catching stinkbugs in your home and came up with one very simple option that will cost you about seven dollars. After two years of studying three different traps the most effective one involved a turkey roasting pan, half gallon of water, and some dish liquid. Tonight more on the tas
  • Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:50:58 GMT
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
  • Roanoke Co. Board of Supervisors plan to dissolve local environmental group

    Roanoke Co. Board of Supervisors plan to dissolve local environmental group

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:29:07 GMT
    This week, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors discussed the county's involvement with environmental programs.
    This week, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors discussed the county's involvement with environmental programs.
  • Deaf Dogs Rock

    Deaf Dogs Rock

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:30:19 GMT
    They adopted a deaf dog, and realized the need to support and train these wonderful dogs. Come see them this weekend at PetEx and take part in the Kissing Contest!
    They adopted a deaf dog, and realized the need to support and train these wonderful dogs. Come see them this weekend at PetEx and take part in the Kissing Contest!
  • UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    UPDATE: Man found dead on Appalachian Trail in Bedford County identified

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:35:13 GMT
    The man's body was found Monday morning at the Matts Creek Shelter.
    The man's body was found Monday morning at the Matts Creek Shelter.
  • Henry County Suspicious Activity

    Henry County Suspicious Activity

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:07:16 GMT
    Press Release from the Henry County Sheriff's OfficeThe Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a call on April 18, 2014 regarding suspicious activity. Three white males driving a white pickup truck were seen in the area of Glen Court in the Ridgeway area of Henry County. The individuals walked to the back of a residence but a neighbor yelled at them and they left. Entry into the home was not gained. On April 19, 2014, three white males were seen on Andra Drive, also in Ridgeway. A male subjec...
    Press Release from the Henry County Sheriff's OfficeThe Henry County Sheriff’s Office received a call on April 18, 2014 regarding suspicious activity. Three white males driving a white pickup truck were seen in the area of Glen Court in the Ridgeway area of Henry County. The individuals walked to the back of a residence but a neighbor yelled at them and they left. Entry into the home was not gained. On April 19, 2014, three white males were seen on Andra Drive, also in Ridgeway. A male subjec...
  • Roanoke County Names Teacher of the Year

    Roanoke County Names Teacher of the Year

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:38:04 GMT
    Dana Hoos gets her first look at her new wheels.Dana Hoos gets her first look at her new wheels.
    Roanoke County tonightawarded Mount Pleasant Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dana Hoos the winner of the Golden Apple Award, the highest honor presented by the Roanoke County Education Foundation. Immediately after winning the award, which includes $3,000 and the use of a brand new Hyundai Sonata for a year, courtest of First Team, Hoos told WSLS anchor John Carlin, emcee for the event, "It's the first time I've won anything since I won some fudge sauce for some ice cream when I was ten...
    Roanoke County tonightawarded Mount Pleasant Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dana Hoos the winner of the Golden Apple Award, the highest honor presented by the Roanoke County Education Foundation. Immediately after winning the award, which includes $3,000 and the use of a brand new Hyundai Sonata for a year, courtest of First Team, Hoos told WSLS anchor John Carlin, emcee for the event, "It's the first time I've won anything since I won some fudge sauce for some ice cream when I was ten...
  • Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Develops New Cancer Research Initiative

    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Develops New Cancer Research Initiative

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:01:25 GMT
    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Insititue brings in millions of research dollars to the Roanoke Valley.
    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Insititue brings in millions of research dollars to the Roanoke Valley.
  • UPDATE: Police say no indicators Greenway shooting victim knew suspect

    UPDATE: Police say no indicators Greenway shooting victim knew suspect

    UPDATE: Police say no indicators Greenway shooting victim knew suspect

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 21:38:24 GMT
    According to Roanoke City Police a shooting suspect is at large after one person was shot on the Roanoke River Greenway near the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road. Police say the victim has non-life threatening injuries. The call came in around 8:55.
    According to Roanoke City Police a shooting suspect is at large after one person was shot on the Roanoke River Greenway near the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road. Police say the victim has non-life threatening injuries. The call came in around 8:55.
  • SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    SKorea ferry toll hits 146 as search gets tougher

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:24:54 GMT
    One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a...
    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 146, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to...
  • Powdered alcohol not approved

    Powdered alcohol not approved

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:51 AM EDT2014-04-22 10:51:38 GMT
    Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon. 
    Don't expect powdered alcohol to hit store shelves anytime soon. 
  • Lynchburg students walking to school on Earth Day

    Lynchburg students walking to school on Earth Day

    Sunday, April 20 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:29:13 GMT
    Lynchburg City Schools’ Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program will be participating in Walk to School on Earth Day at four LCS elementary schools. Safe Routes to School is a national program to make walking and biking to school a safer and more appealing option to access school and to emphasize the importance of physical activity in the health and well-being of our children. Dearington, T. C. Miller, R. S. Payne, and Paul Munro elementary schools will participate in the Walk to School Day on ...
    Lynchburg City Schools’ Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program will be participating in Walk to School on Earth Day at four LCS elementary schools. Safe Routes to School is a national program to make walking and biking to school a safer and more appealing option to access school and to emphasize the importance of physical activity in the health and well-being of our children. Dearington, T. C. Miller, R. S. Payne, and Paul Munro elementary schools will participate in the Walk to School Day on ...
  • Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Another McDonald's headed to the Roanoke Valley

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:54:43 GMT
         The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along
    The Roanoke Valley will soon have another fast food restaurant. On Tuesday, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved plans to build a new McDonald's along the 220 corridor. The site is located near Clearbrook Elementary School. Construction on the project is expected to begin by the summer. &
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