(WSLS 10) - Volunteers are still needed for the Roanoke Valley SPCA's Home for the Holidays Foster Program. The program put animals in the shelter in a home for at least a week around Christmas. You pick up an animal now through Wednesday and return it this weekend. If you fall in love with your pet and chose to adopt it, the SPCA offers a discounted adoption fee. If you would like to volunteer, contact the SPCA.
Fire station number six in Lynchburg will temporarily close today as its building undergoes renovations. Staff and equipment will relocate to fire stations one and two while the facility is closed. The deputy fire chief says the level of service will remain the same while the work is done. The building is the oldest fire house in Lynchburg, originally opening in 1914. Work will wrap up in mid to late 2016.
Appomattox County celebrates its football team today after winning the state 2A state Football Championship. A victory parade will be held this afternoon starting at 4 p.m. The parade starts at the School Board Building proceeding down Main Street, onto Church Street, then ending at the Middle School.
The Roanoke Rescue Mission kicks off Christmas Week with a special performance. Children will perform a Christmas Play tonight at the Women's and Men's Chapel Services. They will sing songs and act out the Christmas Story.