What's News Today: August 5, 2016
(WSLS 10) - Comedian Jerry Seinfeld comes to Roanoke. He will perform tonight at the Berglund Performing Arts Theatre starting at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Traffic backups are possible this evening around the Berglund Center.
Virginia's Sales Tax Holiday is underway. You will not pay tax on school supplies less than $20 or clothing less than $100. Hurricane supplies and generators are also tax free this weekend as are WaterSense and Energy Star appliances. Tax free weekend runs through Sunday.
The Red Cross continues to need blood donations as blood is being delivered to hospitals faster than donors are coming in. The Red Cross in Lynchburg will hold a blood drive today from noon to 6 p.m. at the Lynchburg Blood Donation Center. If you donate, you will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office Virginia Rules Camp wraps up today. Sheriff Overton will talk to the campers today and hand out t-shirts. The camp is a law-themed day-camp, teaching students about Virginia law while building positive relationships.
Lynchburg celebrates the opening of its new Youth Group Home today. A ribbon-cutting will be held at 10 a.m. at the facility on Florida Avenue.
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