A local 10-year-old chose to give gifts instead of receive them this year for his birthday. Gabe lives in Salem and asked for donations for the Southwest Virginia Wildlif...
Instead of receiving gifts, a soon-to-be 10-year-old is going to be the one giving out presents this year. He's taking up donations for the SWVA Wildlife Center of Roanok...
They say you start living your best life in your twenties, Blizzard the polar bear is proof.
Virginia’s longest married couple recently celebrated another incredible milestone, 80 years of marriage.
Southwest Virginia may not have a local team going to the Super Bowl this year, but it does have a local dog competing on the gridiron. Hailing from Salem, 8-month-old Ma...
It could be the next Ice Bucket Challenge!
Drive-thru parades have become the popular way to celebrate birthdays during the pandemic, but that could be overwhelming for someone with special needs like autism.
It’s important to find the positives during the pandemic, especially during the holidays. Even though live holiday performances aren’t happening this year, one local danc...
The same company that decorated the Bonsack Chick-Fil-A in Roanoke County is looking to give a similar home makeover to someone in need of some holiday cheer. Christmas D...
A famous novelist made a big donation to help feed families in our area.
An Oregon gas station attendant says he still can't believe the generous gift he received from a stranger after a chance encounter.
Holy cow! The Griswalds have some competition this year in the Christmas lights department.
After a year of cancer treatments and hospital overnights, one little boy got quite a surprise when visiting his mom’s hometown this week.
A local wildlife center that's usually the one to swoop in and save the day, is now the one getting rescued by another animal-loving non-profit.
A place to find help when you need it, and a way to give when you can – that’s the idea behind a new Facebook group created by local woman Mandy Shiftlett.
A Covington boy with a rare skin disease is now able to do something pain-free that we may take for granted in our daily routine.
A Christiansburg woman turns more than a century old and shares the secret to why she is still moving.
The word miracle is tossed around a lot these days, but a Rockbridge County family believes that is exactly what they just experienced.
A Bedford, Virginia woman is now TikTok famous.
Dani Willis has dedicated her time to give Michael Hairfield the family he never had.
A local animal shelter is making sure money doesn’t stand in the way of a pet’s next meal.
Kindergarten teachers wear many hats, but this Maryland teacher Margaret Norris probably never dreamed "food distributor" would be one of them.
Local volunteers and businesses are coming together this weekend to help kids in need, making sure every child has a bed to sleep in at night. The local chapter of the no...
Starting in March, the world experienced quarantine as the coronavirus began to spread.
Many children grow up wanting to learn to dance, but the cost is often a barrier.Now, a local woman has started a non-profit to bridge the gap, making sure every child ha...
Things were kind of up in the air when Nicholas Reynolds and Hannah Robertson met at a Texas dance hall.
A dog that was stolen from the Campbell County Animal Shelter over the weekend is now back, safe and sound.
Construction is underway on a home addition that will make life easier for a local boy with special needs, after the community raised nearly double the amount needed to u...
A life’s worth of good deeds is coming full circle. A man who has dedicated his life to serving our community is now getting that love back when he needs it most.
A local congregation is celebrating two milestones this week: a birthday and an anniversary.
An Albany, New York man says his prayer for help was answered in an unexpected way when he recently capsized his kayak on Lake George.
Andrew and Joc didn't become best friends the first day they met or even the second. On the third day, though, they began to realize something.
The ride through Southwest Virginia raised money for St. Jude's Cancer Research Hospital.
A surprising show of support from strangers has given a Pulaski couple new hope and a new outlook.
This week marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II — it’s also a special milestone for a local World War II veteran who just turned 100 years old. Hitting th...
One local man’s reaction to his brother asking him to be his best man is getting a lot of attention.
A local 7-year-old had the perfect birthday celebration, thanks to first responders in Franklin County.
We couldn’t make this story up if we tried.
Young artists in the region are using their gifts to make pediatric patients smile.
2020 has been a tough year for many, but for one little boy it has meant nine months of cancer treatments.
A Roanoke woman is gearing up for her 106th birthday and you can help her celebrate!
A huge donation to the Roanoke Rescue Mission has now doubled thanks to your generous giving.
The joy adoption brought to a local woman's family has inspired her to help others find the same. Ashley Hensley of South Boston is working to break down financial barrie...