| May 6, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Last month a driver hauling hundreds of turkeys crashed on the way to a slaughter house in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Now, animal rights activists are calling fowl on the company
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, wants the company...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Charles City 40, New Kent 35
Chatham 42, Westover Christian 31
Clarke County 48, Skyline 37
Colonial Beach 37, West Point 19
East Ridge, Tenn. 66, Haysi 55
Eastern Montgomery 53, Narrows 49
Floyd County 58, Carroll...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:32 AM
The Virginia Associated Press Broadcasters Board of Directors has elected Dan Dennison as president of the state broadcast organization.
Dennison, news director of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, will also serve as the group's Southwest representative.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:19 AM
A tractor-trailer carrying nearly 1,000 turkeys crashed on Route 220 North on Wednesday morning, forcing one lane to close.
The accident happened around 7 a.m. near Route 669 (Murray Hill Road). The tractor-trailer overturned in the median.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Two local food establishments closed their doors Sunday, one a family-owned bakery, the other a chain restaurant.
Icing Bakery & Cafe, a family-owned store in downtown Boonsboro, closed Sunday, as did a Shoney’s restaurant at Hagerstown’s...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:24 PM
From restaurants to unique boutiques, you can find pretty much anything you need in the Roanoke area.
With the growing popularity of what's being called an "old fashioned downtown" and the "buy local" initiative, more and more small business owners...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Now we're hardly the type of blog who'd gratuitously start a class or generational war, but, man, do the Baby Boomers have a lot to answer for. Not only did they foist horrible Nora Ephron-penned......
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:20 PM
One day after announcing his plan to strengthen the nation’s economy, Democratic candidate Tim Kaine brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to the Roanoke Valley.
U.S. Senator Mark Warner joined Kaine for a campaign swing that started Thursday...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:09 PM
Warm weather has driven many people outdoors, but others are diving into their closets.
Donations have soared at Goodwill Industries this year, as western Virginia has gotten a head start on its spring cleaning.
This is the time of year when donations...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) --
Fairfax County Circuit Court Clerk John Frey is the latest Republican to announce he's running for attorney general in 2013.
Frey said in a written statement Wednesday that his 20 years of experience supervising Virginia's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:41 AM
1. Ready! Get set! Take the plunge!
Take the annual Polar Bear Plunge in the icy Potomac River at noon Sunday, Jan. 1, at River Bottom Park, Williamsport. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. Go to www.williamsportmd.gov.