| Jun 4, 2012
The images of the Hampton, Virginia tornado seem sureal. The ominous clouds and spinning debris. National Weather Service (NWS) rated the waterspout/tornado near Hampton an EF-1, with 98mph winds.
According to the NWS, the tornado began as a waterspout...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:41 PM
The case against a former reverend and professor, accused of molesting boys nearly 40-years ago, is moving forward.
Guy Ritter was charged earlier this month with molesting two boys in the 1970's.
Ritter, who's now 92-years old, served at Glade Creek...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:13 PM
The Big Island Volunteer Fire Company has released a statement, regarding the arrest of Tony Ware. The statement, written by Chief Brandon Cocke, reads as follows:
In the late fall of 2010 officers of the Big Island Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. began to...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:42 PM
The tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 81 in Pulaski County has been cleared.
It backed up traffic several miles of southbound traffic near Exit 98.
The accident in Botetourt County has been cleared.
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:21 AM
You can expect delays on Interstate 81 South in Botetourt County starting Wednesday, the Virginia Department of Transportation says.
Starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, the right lane of I-81 South at mile marker 168 near Buchanan will be closed. Crews will be...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The accident has been cleared.
According to VDOT, traffic is moving again.
A multiple-vehicle accident is backing up traffic on Interstate 81 North in Botetourt County.
The accident is about a mile-and-a-half north of Exit 146....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Sunday, July 1
Moneta FireWORX Fest
Where: Downtown Moneta (Rt. 122 and White House Road)
When: Gate opens at 5:30 p.m.; music by The WORX Band starts at 6 p.m.; fireworks start at about 10 p.m.
Cost: $5 a person; children 10 and under...
| May 21, 2010
| 8:02 AM
February 24, 2012
If you watched the 5:00 news on Thursday, you may have seen me delivering a live report while driving a car. That was not a trick. I really was driving and communicating live with Jean Jadhon. Given all the amazing technology that&...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 2:18 PM
Governor Bob McDonnell is hitting the road this month for a series of eight town hall meetings. The first is Wednesday night in Roanoke County. It's billed as a conversation about jobs and government reform, but the meeting will also address the plan to...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:35 AM
New jobs are coming to Botetourt County.
Dynex America Corporation will spend $15 million to expand its facility, creating 95 new jobs. The company makes parts for auto transmissions.
Dynax will expand into the former Johnson Controls building...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 9:31 AM
The State Senate has approved legislation that would allow the city of Roanoke to start school before Labor Day. The vote was close - 22 to 18 in favor of the measure.
House Bill 1483 would allow a school system to open before Labor Day, if a school...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:34 PM
Find a Flu Shot near you
A Botetourt County man has died from the H1-N1 strain of influenza, otherwise known as the swine flu. Russell West was 27 years old and according to his wife, he was healthy and strong.
"He loved to fish. He loved going...