What's News Today, Monday, August 12, 2013 - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

What's News Today, Monday, August 12, 2013

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A traffic alert in Montgomery County: Traffic will be detoured beginning tonight at 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. tomorrow morning from exit 132 (Dixie Caverns) onto Route 11/460 and back onto I-81 in Christiansburg.

Bridge work will be done today on Dale Avenue (Route 24) over Tinker Creek in Roanoke starting today and for the next three days. One lane will be open in each direction.

Roanoke City Public Schools will welcome back more than 2,000 teachers and staff at it's annual Convocation at the Roanoke Civic Center this morning at 9:00 ahead of the start of school next Monday.

The 7th Annual Back 2 School Blast for low-income families with kids in grades K-12 is tonight from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Parkway Wesleyan Church in Roanoke. Pre-registered families will get free school supplies.

Tonight at 6:00, the Botetourt County Planning Commission will hold a public forum to discuss changes to the Zoning Ordinance related to signage in the County. The meeting will take place in the Old District Courtroom in Fincastle.

In Salem tonight, city council will hear from the public consider a cable franchise agreement with Comcast. It's at 7:30 at the high school.

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