How a New Concept Takes a FootholdJames Foo TorresNewsBreak Contributor
Southwest Virginians have fond memories of Blockbuster Video which is rumored to possibly be making a comeback.Cheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Virginia unsolved mystery: The Legend of BacashawCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
The Southwest Virginia Ballet's Cinderella at the Berglund Center will benefit the underprivileged in the areaCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Down on the corner at the fork in the road anything could happenCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Virginia Mayor Indicted for Violating Federal Clean Water Act After Sewage Dump in River
A federal grand jury in Roanoke, Virginia, has indicted James Howard Spencer, the Mayor of Glen Lyn, Virginia, for his alleged violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The CWA was enacted by Congress to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological quality of the nation’s waterways. The...
Grant funding announced to support reduction of gun and gang violence
More than $320,000 is available in grant funding for Project Safe Neighborhoods initiatives, U.S. Attorney Christopher R. Kavanaugh announced today. This funding opportunity will assist in implementing comprehensive, collaborative and community-based approaches to reducing violent crime in the Western District of Virginia using a wide range of effective violent crime reduction strategies.
Gov. Youngkin signs three bills in Roanoke to increase resources for developmentally delayed children, families
ROANOKE, Va. – Families with children experiencing developmental delays will soon be able to access more resources with ease. This comes after Governor Glenn Youngkin signed three new bills while visiting Round Hill Elementary School in Roanoke, where the ideas for the bills first originated. “Roanoke City School Board...
Vigil held in honor of missing three-month-old
ROANOKE, Va. – Nearly five years after her disappearance, people are still asking: Where is Arieanna Day?. Roanoke Police say Arieanna was last seen in 2018 when she was only three months old. A vigil was held Saturday night in Roanoke for Arieanna and other cold case victims. Leah...
What channel is Virginia Tech vs. Ohio State on today? Time, TV schedule for 2023 NCAA women's Elite Eight game
The Sporting News has a complete guide to watching Virginia Tech vs. Ohio State in the Elite Eight, including start time, TV channel and the schedule for the rest of Women's March Madness.
David DeGuzman on the ground in Seattle for Virginia Tech
David DeGuzman is on the ground in Seattle for Virginia Tech - WFXR News Sports. David DeGuzman on the ground in Seattle for Virginia …. David DeGuzman is on the ground in Seattle for Virginia Tech - WFXR News Sports. New businesses bring economic growth to the Hill …. Several...
Consignment sale gears up for final day
ROANOKE, Va. – Sunday is your last chance to attend the LFA Consignment Sale at the Berglund Center. The sale features all sizes of children’s clothing, toys, games, books and more. All of the items are gently used. The sale has gone on all week, with extra savings...
New space offers haven to Huddle Up Moms
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Mothers in the Roanoke Valley now have a place to escape their stress and find support. Huddle Up Moms recently opened its Haven on 5th Street, finally giving them a physical space to welcome mothers. “Our hope is that this is a safe space for moms...
Better Business Bureau warns of online marketplace scams
Spring has sprung, and many cleaning their home may think about selling items they no longer need to make some extra cash, but before you head to social media like Facebook Marketplace, be aware, scammers have a new trick up their sleeves.
Kidable Therapy offering summer camps
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - There is always more than one right way to do something. Kidable Therapy helps work with your child to discover what that right way looks like in your home. Here @ Home sits down with the owner, Lauren Vistarakula, about their clubs, their *new* Sensory Play...
How a New Concept Takes a Foothold
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Man dies after tree falls on him
Live recording of WDBJ7 news. Man who set fire to Old Bedford Middle School sentenced. VT women's basketball gets ready for Sweet 16 matchup against Tennessee. Hokie Women Making History In The Sweet Sixteen Then And Now. Updated: Mar. 25, 2023 at 8:53 AM EDT. Live recording of WDBJ7 newscast.
Southwest Virginia Ballet to perform Cinderella at the Berglund Center
ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Are you thinking of your next family outing? Well, the Southwest Virginia Ballet is performing the classic fairy tale story of Cinderella on Saturday, April 1, and Sunday, April 2. This year marks the 32nd season that Southwest Virginia Ballet has been bringing the art...
Ticket to Texas: Live from Seattle at 6:00 and 6:30PM EST
Traveling isn’t allowed in basketball, but that doesn’t stop WFXR Sports reporter, David DeGuzman, from breaking the rules. DeGuzman followed Virginia Tech’s Women’s Basketball Team to Seattle where they will compete against Ohio State in the Elite Eight tournament of March Madness. Catch DeGuzman at 6...
March’s final week features subtle temperature changes in between weak storm systems
ROANOKE, Va. – We’re tracking a weak storm system riding to our south Monday. Most of the energy in the atmosphere is poured into areas south of us, but a few showers will be possible during the morning hours. A separate piece of energy may generate isolated showers...
Vigil held in Roanoke to honor cold case victims
Community members gathered in Melrose Park on Saturday to honor cold case victims, including Arieanna Day, who went missing at three months old, five years ago, and still has not been found. Vigil held in Roanoke to honor cold case victims. Community members gathered in Melrose Park on Saturday to...
SURVEY: What’s your favorite brewery in Roanoke?
ROANOKE, Va. – Anyone who has made a visit to the Star City knows there are PLENTY of breweries to choose from. From classics like the Olde Salem Brewing Company to well-known ones like Twisted Track, the list is endless. I mean, it goes without saying that kicking back...
VMI Welcomes Virginia Tech to Gray-Minor Tuesday
LEXINGTON, Va. – The VMI baseball team will host Virginia Tech Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Gray-Minor Stadium in a non-conference game. It is the second meeting between the two teams in the last week, as VMI met the Hokies in Blacksburg on March 22. Game Links (Subject to Change) Tuesday – 6 PM – ESPN+ – Live Stats Last…
Tennessee Lady Vols lose in the Sweet Sixteen: Tournament takeaways
The Tennessee Lady Vols made it all the way to the Sweet Sixteen but lost by 9 to Virginia Tech. The Lady Vols had a very successful season and finished the season with a 25-12 record and third in the SEC. The Tennessee Lady Vols rode on the back of star forward Rickea Jackson most of the year. In my book, she is easily one of the world’s best women’s basketball players.
Virginia Tech vs. Ohio State Women's Basketball Predictions & Picks - NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
Monday's game between the Virginia Tech Hokies (30-4) and the Ohio State Buckeyes (28-7) at Climate Pledge Arena has a projected final score of 71-67 based on our computer prediction, with Virginia Tech coming out on top. Game time is at 9:00 PM on March 27. In their last time...
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