BOB LEWISAP Political Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Republicans have chosen firebrand conservative minister E.W. Jackson's for lieutenant governor, the first black candidate the party has nominated
Jackson provoked the loudest ovation of the day, declaring in an impassioned speech, "I am not an African-American, I am an American!"
(Blacksburg Police) -- Blacksburg Police, with assistance from Virginia Tech Police, responded to a call at the intersection of Draper Road and College Avenue in reference to a fight and possible stabbing.
Kente Gilkes, 31 year old resident of Blacksburg, has been charged with Malicious Wounding and Obstruction of Justice
It's been less than 10 months since the world record for a lottery prize. On Saturday night, it could conceivably fall once again.
It's all about the odds, and one single ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials disclosed Sunday.
BOB LEWISAP Political Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia's conservative activist attorney general, formally became the Republican gubernatorial nominee by acclamation Saturday in a
Cuccinelli used his nomination speech to tack to the political center as he eyes the November election, minimizing his support for restrictions on abortion and opposition to gay rights, as he attacked Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe
Saturday was the big day of serving in cities across the country, including here in Roanoke. Nearly 200 teens and leaders who participated in the event got to relax at Green Memorial United Methodist Church
They spent most of the morning and afternoon in the West End neighborhood picking up trash, painting and doing easy home repairs.
With the cutting of a ribbon Saturday morning, it was finally time for the public to experience first hand what nearly two-years of work, and $27 million in upgrades created at Downtown Roanoke's Center
Judging by the expressions and reactions of people who walked into the science and cultural mecca on Saturday, the $27 million renovation is getting good reviews