Residents who live in Wytheville are shocked the EMS is shutting down. The residents out there say the Wythe County Rescue Squad is vital to the community. The director of the squad says now their main concern is trying to find out if Wytheville residents will have a proper service as well making sure their staff will be ok. The board of supervisors will talk on Monday about and discuss further on Tuesday's scheduled meeting.
It was graduation ceremony for 13 service dogs from Saint Francis. WSLS' John Carlin was the master of ceremony at today's event. Saint Francis workers say they're grateful for today but now they know they have a need to fill. It cost about $25,000 to train a service dog.
Franklin County Speedway invites Danica Patrick and Richard Petty to a one-on-one race. The invitation comes after Richard Petty accepted Tony Stewart's invitation for the seven-time champion to race sophomore NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Danica Patrick to a one-on-one race.
Wytheville County officials say the purpose is to help firefighters battle fires. They say before they would need two or three trucks to battle a single fire and now with new hydrants they're able to use one truck and become more efficient.
COURT DOCUMENTS SHOW VINTON, ROANOKE CITY AND ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE HAVE BEEN WORKING TOGETHER TO INVESTIGATE PEOPLE IN A DRUG TRAFFICKING INVESTIGATION. WSLS TEN'S JENNA ZIBTON HAS BEEN LOOKING INTO THE CASE AND DRUG USE IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.
Sunday, March 9 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-03-09 21:40:57 GMT
A look at some more bills that passed in the Virginia General Assembly. They voted to repeal a law that banned hunting on Sunday. Governor McAuliffe has already signed that bill into law. Lawmakers also
A look at some more bills that passed in the Virginia General Assembly. They voted to repeal a law that banned hunting on Sunday. Governor McAuliffe has already signed that bill into law. Lawmakers also passed a bill that will require new textbooks in the Commonwealth to note that the "Sea of Japan" is also called the "East Sea." The governor says he approves of the textbook bill.
Monday, March 10 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-03-10 22:34:20 GMT
The following is from the Wythe County Rescue Squad: After more than six decades of service of to the community and saving countless lives, the Wythe County Rescue Squad will cease operations effective
After more than six decades of service of to the community and saving countless lives, the Wythe County Rescue Squad will cease operations effective Monday, March 17.