Here’s how to get a free ‘Garden-to-Go’ kit from Lowe’s this spring
As you start your spring cleaning, Lowe’s is stepping in to help you get creative and add some nice touches to your home. Lowe’s month-long SpringFest celebration will be hitting stores in April and will include free, curbside family project kits. Starting April 1, you can sign-up for a free Garden-to-Go kit on Lowes.com. The demos will include lawn care maintenance with Scotts and paint demos with The Sherwin-Williams Company. Here’s a list of the events that you can expect to see:
Christiansburg police searching duo they say stole hundreds of dollars worth of tools at Lowe’s
Image pulled from surveillance images shows these two men police say stole hundreds of dollars worth of DeWalt tools from Lowe's in ChristiansburgCHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Recognize either of these men? Christiansburg police said security footage shows the duo stealing several hundreds of dollars worth of DeWalt tools from the Lowe’s in Christiansburg. They arrived as passengers in the car shown below, but police said no image is available of the car’s driver. Car that police say drove the two men to Lowe's (Christiansburg Police Department)Police ask that if you recognize either of these men or the car, contact Officer L.T. Board at 540-382-3131 ext.
Lowe’s is hosting curbside trick-or-treat events throughout Southwest, Central Virginia
While parents buy some things to spruce up the house, the kids can indulge in some Halloween festivities. Lowe’s announced the launch of its nationwide curbside trick-or-treat event where families can get free sweet treats as well as a kid-sized pumpkin. On Oct. 22 and Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., families can gather at their local Lowe’s to participate in this festive event. Registration will start on Oct. 10 and Lowe’s advises that families save their spots at their desired location as space will be limited. Here are the 10 local store locations participating in this event:Roanoke: 5040 Rutgers St, NW Roanoke, VA 24012-1323S Roanoke: 4224 Valley Ave Roanoke, VA 24018-5748E Roanoke: 4520 Challenger Ave Roanoke, VA 24012-7028Salem: 840 W Main St Salem, VA 24153Rocky Mount: 800 Old Franklin Turnpike Rocky Mount, VA 24151Bedford: 1820 E Lynchburg Salem Tpke Bedford, VA 24523Christiansburg: 350 Peppers Ferry Rd NE Christiansburg, VA 24073-6502Pulaski County (Fairlawn): 6115 Lowes Dr Radford, VA 24141-8995Lynchburg: 8216 Timberlake Rd Lynchburg, VA 24502-2883Martinsville: 1059 Commonwealth Blvd Martinsville, VA 24112-1888Click here to find a location near you.
Police looking for men who stole weed eaters from Lynchburg Lowe’s
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Recognize these men? Apparently, for them, it was time to take care of their lawns. The Lynchburg Police Department is asking for help in identifying them in connection with a theft at Lowe’s on July 24. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Ferguson at 434-363-5362.
3 Lowe’s employees in Wytheville test positive for the coronavirus
WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Three workers at Lowe’s in Wytheville have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the company. The three associates are now in quarantine and receiving care, according to Pedro Chen, a Lowe’s spokesman. The store remains open and Chen told 10 News in an email that it has been extensively cleaned, per CDC guidelines. Out of an abundance of caution, associates who had worked closely with these workers over a period of time have been put on a paid leave, according to Chen.
Lowe’s closing all stores on Easter Sunday, giving employees ’much-deserved’ day off
ROANOKE, Va. – Lowe’s is taking a day off on Easter. The company announced Wednesday that all stores and distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada a will be closed on April 12. “Our ability to support communities with essential goods and services during this pandemic is thanks to our outstanding, dedicated associates,” said Marvin Ellison, Lowe’s president and CEO. “We want to provide our teams with a much-deserved day off to spend Easter Sunday with their families and loved ones and recharge. I want to personally thank our 300,000 associates who have helped families stay safely at home.
Authorities investigating officer-involved shooting that left one hurt in northwest Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. - LATESTAuthorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one hurt off Hershberger Road in northwest Roanoke. Officers responded to a trespassing call at a business in the 1600 block of Hershberger Road NW around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. UPDATEAuthorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one hurt off Hershberger Road in northwest Roanoke. Stephen Keats, one person was shot in the area near the Lowe's parking lot behind Krispy Kreme off Hershberger Road NW. ORIGINAL STORYOfficers and other first responders are in the parking lot of Lowe's in Northwest Roanoke off of Hershberger Road NW.
Man stole cart full of items from Lynchburg Lowe's, police say
LYNCHBURG, Va. - A man walked into Lowe's, filled a cart with items and left without paying for them, according to Lynchburg police. Police say it happened Sept. 23 at 3:41 p.m. at the Lowe's on Timberlake Road in Lynchburg. The suspect is a white male with long black or brown shoulder-length hair and tattoos on his left arm. He was driving a blue late '80s or early '90s Toyota four-door sedan. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Anderson at 434-942-3830 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900.
Lowe's exec apologizes for derogatory comment about Hispanics
(CNN) - A top Lowe's executive apologized Tuesday, after saying a DeWalt power drill was perfect for "Hispanic pros with smaller hands." said Joe McFarland, Lowe's executive vice president of stores, in a corporate video broadcast to store employees Monday. Lowe's did not say whether he would face any consequences consequences for the comments. The company operates more than 1,700 stores in the United States. As of February 1, it employed approximately 190,000 full-time and 110,000 part-time workers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Lowe's is laying off thousands of workers
Lowe's is laying off thousands of workers. It said that workers whose jobs are being eliminated will be given transition pay and have the opportunity to apply for open roles at Lowe's. Lowe's operates more than 1,700 stores in the United States. Previously, Lowe's closed 20 US stores, exited its Mexico business and shut down its 99 Orchard Supply Hardware stores in the United States. Unlike many department stores and mall-based retailers, Lowe's, Home Depot and home improvement retailers have not made mass store closures.
Police searching for man they say stole a generator from Lynchburg Lowe's
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Police in Lynchburg are investigating a theft from Lowe's on Timberlake Road. On July 18, a man put a Craftsman inverter generator in his cart and left the store without paying around 7:45 p.m. He then put the inverter in a U-Haul truck and left. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Farrar at 434-455-6060, ext 536, or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. Copyright 2019 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved.