| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts announced Wednesday that it has acquired the company B.W.P. Distributors.
BWP is currently a private company that supplies, markets, and distributes automotive parts.
The purchase means Advance will now operate 124 BWP...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Dos primos adolescentes, uno de los cuales tiene tan sólo 14 años de edad, enfrentan cargos de asesinato en segundo grado después de haber usado un lapicero para intencionalmente apuñalar a un hombre y golpearlo hasta que mueriera por desangrarse en un...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:10 PM
We have a follow-up to reports that Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts is up for sale.
Last month, Reuters and other news organizations said Advance was exploring the sale of the company to private equity firms.
But now the New York Post says most of...
| Nov 25, 2012
Nibble with Gibble’s
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Eldon Dieffenbach of Myerstown, Pa., announced recently that he has entered into an agreement to acquire Nibble with Gibble’s of Chambersburg.
Currently owned by Martin’s Famous Pastry...
| Jul 30, 2012
Deputies are searching for two armed robbers who held up a Marrero auto parts store.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reports surveillance photos were taken of two men at the Advance Auto Parts Saturday night on the Westbank Expressway.
| Aug 22, 2012
Auto parts store stickup men in the New Orleans Metro area haven't taken their foot off the gas pedal.
An Advance Auto Parts in Gretna was robbed August 9, bringing the total of auto store robberies to 7 from the North Shore to New Orleans since the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 5:36 PM
"When will you reopen The Shanty Restaurant?"
Donald Saylor, the former owner of the legendary Allentown eatery, is asked that a lot in his daily travels around the Lehigh Valley.
And why not? After all, its tough to forget all those first dates,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:47 PM
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Marrero auto parts store.
The call came in just before 9 p.m. Monday.
No one was hurt at the Advance Auto Parts robbery on the West Bank Expressway.
The same store was held up...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Some people decided to spend their Black Friday helping others. On Friday, volunteers assembled 500 bikes so needy kids can have a good Christmas this year.
They started with a box. Inside is the frame of a Huffy bike.
"We've got a pretty good...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:10 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Javier Vazquez Nieves, 35, of the 2900 block of Beach Court, was charged Thursday with theft less than $100.
Charles N. Mauck, 25, of the 100 block of Poplar Hill Road,...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Free tuition for college students?
It seems hard to believe but one of Roanoke's top companies is a driving force to making that a reality.
Advance Auto Parts announced Wednesday it is donating $125,000 for the Community College Access Program at...