Don't visit a Roanoke cemetery between sunset and sunriseCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Little known facts about Bob Dylan who will perform at the Berglund Center in NovemberCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Roanoke City paid $95,000 for a police department analysis that resulted in negative feedbackCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Virginia's code of the hills makes it illegal to spit or have a wet cough on a street or sidewalkCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Richmond native Russell Wilson defends Churchome policy of forcing employees to titheCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
New apartment complex leasing at former Orange Ave. Days Inn hotel site
ROANOKE, Va. – The old Days Inn off of Orange Avenue in Roanoke is turning into apartments, according to developers. They said the motel makeover could be complete by the end of the month, and they’re already offering leases. “The Heights at Gateway Park” has 88 one to...
Roanoke Co. police asks the public to avoid an area following a crash
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — The Roanoke County Police Department is asking the public to avoid an area due to a crash. According to police, this was a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:58 a.m., on West Main Street at West River Road. Police said citizens are asked to...
Crash on VA-311 in Roanoke County cleared
ROANOKE CO., Va. – UPDATE. A car crash on VA-311 is causing delays, according to VDOT. We’re told lane closures exist in the area of Blacksburg Road and VA-311 North. 10 News has reached out to local authorities for more information.
Don't visit a Roanoke cemetery between sunset and sunrise
Anyone who is thinking about desecrating or just hanging out at a Roanoke cemetery after dark needs to know this is against the law. With Halloween coming soon there may be teens or young adults who have the idea to go to a graveyard that night.
Weather whiplash: Warming afternoons precede strong weekend cold front
ROANOKE, Va. – High pressure is still our main weather source, resulting in plenty of sunshine during the day and a clear sky at night. This also results in very little rain the next two days. High temperatures will soar into the upper 70s and lower 80s, which is...
Law enforcement agencies celebrate National Night Out
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Some law enforcement agencies in our hometowns are looking to build relationships with neighbors in their communities. Two law enforcement agencies in our hometowns are celebrating National Night Out. The events are about interacting with the different departments in a fun way and to build trust...
New wine and cheese restaurant opens in Salem
SALEM, Va. (WDBJ) -A new restaurant called Stave & Cork just opened in downtown Salem. The owners, Bobby and Susan Baker, stopped by the WDBJ7 studio to discuss the story behind the restaurant. It offers sandwiches, charcuterie spreads and wines from all over the world. The couple has called the...
EARLY YEARS: Danger from fentanyl and THC to our kids is the topic of new “Community Conversation” in Roanoke
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) -Get the facts. That’s what local prevention and education leaders want families to do, when it comes to substance abuse, especially the latest dangers from THC and fentanyl in our area. The Partnership for Community Wellness, Roanoke County Public Schools and the Roanoke Valley Collective Response...
Urban Baby Beginnings plans for Roanoke office
Better access to resources for expectant and new mothers – especially the under-served and women of color. Since its beginnings almost 30 years ago that’s been the mission for “Urban Baby Beginnings”, and now that non-profit plans to open an office in Roanoke. The story from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:
‘Good things don’t come easy” vanBlaricoms officially purchase historic caretakers’ cabin
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The historic caretaker’s cabin located in Fishburn Park has new owners. The vanBlaricom family announced on Facebook they have officially purchased the property. This week they received the keys, unlocking the door that holds the family’s dream. A soon-to-be coffee shop – brewed from a...
Roanoke dedicates Henrietta Lacks statue Wednesday
The Roanoke native is considered the "mother of modern medicine" because cells harvested from her body after her death in 1951 have been essential to major medical breakthroughs. The post Roanoke dedicates Henrietta Lacks statue Wednesday appeared first on Cardinal News.
SCAM ALERT: Roanoke Police Department Alerts The Public To A Scammer Claiming To Be A Police Officer
There is an officer impersonation scam according to Roanoke Police Department. A statement about an officer impersonation scam was released by the Roanoke Police Department on Friday. The public is being alerted by the Roanoke Police Department about a scam involving people impersonating as officers of Roanoke Police Department. Officers...
Tuesday Morning Sprint canceled due to technical difficulties
ROANOKE, Va. – We will be unable to have the Morning Sprint on Tuesday morning due to technical difficulties. The digital-only newscast will return Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. Here’s where you can watch us:. The Sprint can be watched on our website, YouTube account, and wherever you...
Roanoke Police in search of missing 14-year-old girl
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - The Roanoke County Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a teenage girl last reported seen on Thursday, September 28th. Ayanah Tune, 14, is described as a black teenager with brown hair and hazel eyes, 5′7″ tall, and weighing 110 pounds.
Bob Dylan coming to Roanoke’s Berglund Center as part of ‘Rough and Rowdy’ tour
ROANOKE, Va. – A legendary music artist is set to rock the stage at Roanoke’s Berglund Center next month. Bob Dylan, known for hits like “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” “Like a Rolling Stone,” and “Blowin’ in the Wind,” is scheduled to perform in the Star City on Nov. 29 at 8 p.m.
Roanoke Valley fall waterways cleanup starts Saturday; more …
Youngkin announces state board appointments. Southside Virginia CC receives $2.1 million grant to expand student support systems. TAP names 2023 Brand Award winner. The post Roanoke Valley fall waterways cleanup starts Saturday; more … appeared first on Cardinal News.
Upcoming Street Closures
ROANOKE, VA - Upcoming special events with parking or street restrictions:. Terror Manor on Thursday to Saturday, 10/5 to 10/7/23, from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm on Norfolk between 8th and 9th. Straight Street Youth Night on Friday and Saturday, 10/6 and 10/7/23, from 4 pm to 11 pm on...
Roanoke Greets First Mrs. Roper Romp
Tons of Roanokers and their friends donned caftans, wigs and elaborate jewelry and descended upon Golden Cactus Brewery on Saturday evening for Roanoke’s first Mrs. Roper Romp. For the last decade, the illustrious caftan has been trying to make its comeback. Every few years, another publication comes out with...
New Tackle Shop Opens in Vinton with a Cause
Discover the inspiring story of Grumpaw's Tackle, a mobile business that transformed into a brick-and-mortar location in Vinton. Learn about the unique cause behind this tackle shop and the vision of its dedicated owner, Matt. A heartwarming tale of entrepreneurship and community spirit.
1st Goodwill-Operated Grocery Store in the Works
Goodwill is getting into groceries in one part of the United States. A local affiliate of the nonprofit known for its retail thrift stores is opening a grocery store in Roanoke, Va. According to local media reports, the store is called The Market on Melrose and is located at the...