Teen buys storage units at auction, returns items to original owners
There are many 16-year-olds who get a summer job and spend their earnings on gasoline and fun activities, but Shane Jones did something much different with part of his money.
Pageant spotlighting the ‘ability’ in ‘disability’ expands to Southwest Virginia
An event new to Southwest Virginia is redefining what it means to have special needs and spotlighting the “ability” in “disability”.
Bringing broken spirits back to life: Local rescue overcomes the odds to save horses in need
While much of the business world was shutting down over the past year, life on the farm only got busier. This is especially true for a local horse rescue that despite facing a fire and financial hardships, managed to care for a growing number of horses in need.
Southwest Virginia thanks its 911 dispatchers for working to keep community safe
Southwest Virginia and communities across the country are celebrating and honoring our headset heroes—those who are heard, but not seen.
WATCH: Virginia school creates unofficial record-breaking domino run with 4,889 cereal boxes
River Bend Elementary School in Elkton broke an unofficial world record Wednesday morning with a fun schoolwide project that started with a food drive.
Chihuahua rescued after ‘short foot/paw’ pursuit in Blacksburg
A little chihuahua in Blacksburg gave officers a run for their money during what they called a "short foot/paw" pursuit early on Thursday.
Communities keep traditions alive despite another pandemic Easter
The Easter Bunny is hopping into town, and while kids may not be able to give him hugs or sit on his lap for a photo again this year, they are finding creative ways to make memories.Although this will mark the second year in a row we have spent the Easter holiday socially distanced, there is still a lot to celebrate. Families are making the most of it.
Be on the lookout: Hummingbirds migrating closer to Southwest Virginia
Signs of spring are everywhere and another one is headed our way! Hummingbirds are making their migration back to southwest Virginia.
Local companies supporting the veteran workforce
For some veterans, making the transition from active duty to the civilian workforce can pose challenges, but numerous companies in Southwest Virginia are working to make the transition easier.
Did you adopt a pet during the pandemic? We want to see
Being home for those first couple months of the pandemic really made for a lot of free time for some, and wasn’t it the perfect time to adopt a new puppy or kitty?
‘I was in such good health.’ From the top of her game to a paralyzing stroke -- how this journalist made the comeback of a lifetime.
Kristen Aguirre, by all accounts, did everything right: She wanted to deliver the news, and work as a storyteller, especially for underserved communities -- and after college, she landed TV jobs in Quincy, Illinois; Flint, Michigan; and then Denver, working as a reporter and anchor. It seemed like nothing could stop her. Until she was blindsided by a ischemic stroke that hit the motor strip of her brain.
CLEAR or TSA PreCheck? How each works, and which might be a better fit for you
We all know how the process works when you’re going to the airport: Check in, get your boarding passes, check luggage (if that’s what you’ve decided on) and then head to security to make your way to your gate.
National Loving Day isn’t just a random sweet holiday. Here’s the deeper story, and why you’ll want to celebrate.
A lot has changed since the 1960s. And the world can change quickly, too. If there has ever been a time when that is clear, it’s now.
The birth of Velocicoaster: A look back at Universal’s new species of coaster
Research and development of the coaster has also been years in the making, but overall construction took a little more than two years.