| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:42 PM
Authorties say a brush fire in Craig County has now been 100% contained.
The fire is about a mile and a half mile north of New Castle.
The fire was reported Monday and was caused by a power line that was blown down by high winds.
| Feb 20, 2011
| 8:42 AM
UPDATED: 9:25 p.m., 2/22/11
Crews at the Pickle Branch Fire were able to accomplish their goal today and the fire is 100 % contained.
UPDATED: 5:20p.m., 02/22/11
Part of the Appalachian trail known as "Dragon's Tooth" has reopened ...after a...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:21 PM
He had been with Department of Social Services for more than three-decades..
So, when Bill Wilcher stepped down as Craig County's director earlier this month, it set tongues wagging.
Now, Regional Director Susan Reese is trying to put rumors to rest....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:40 PM
There's concern this year's the Fourth of July could go up in a bang. The men and women who work for Virginia's Forestry Department are particularly worried because it is so dry and so hot.
As of Thursday afternoon, the rainfall deficits looked like...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Pumpkins come in every size, shape and color. There are traditional orange pumpkins and then you have blue ones, large white pumpkins, pumpkins covered in warts or how about peanuts.
Joe's Trees in Craig County has all of those varieties.
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
In recent years, funding from the state and federal level has slowed to a trickle, but this month a handful of agencies got word they were getting help from a group of philanthropic women.
Since its inception in 2004, The Roanoke Women's Foundation...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The holiday season is upon us.
Here is a list of parades for hometowns throughout the area:
Bedford Christmas Parade
Time/location: 12 p.m. Saturday, December 3. The rain date will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 4.
Parade route: The parade starts...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Governor McDonnell and the Board of Education have recognized several high-performing schools in our area.
Throughout the state, 447 schools and two school divisions earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It's time for change. That was the message behind a press conference held by several local school superintendents.
In attendance were the superintendents from Roanoke City, Salem, Botetourt County, Montgomery County, Bedford, Floyd, and Craig County. A...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
A regional hazardous materials team responded to the chemical spill on Interstate 81 on Thursday.
The team is based in Roanoke and Salem, and it covers a big area.
The team is made up of Roanoke City and the city of Salem Fire Departments.
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:49 PM
"Where's the snow?"
That the question many are asking, especially school kids.
Because of the mild winter we're having, many schools in our hometowns haven't had snow days so far this year.
Students can't believe it.
"I remember some winters where...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:38 PM
From the statue of George Washington in the rotunda to the paintings of famous Virginians on the walls, many priceless pieces of art are on display at the State Capitol. Recently, five students from southwest Virginia added their work to the collections...