Some Bonsack residents oppose cel phone tower

Roanoke-CountyA cel phone tower almost 200-feet tall has been proposed in the Roanoke County community of Bonsack … some residents like are speaking out against it for several reasons … AT&T is looking for a special use permit, saying it needs better service in the area … the county takes up the issue in January. Bonsack resident Lori Grella Foster spoke with WFIR’s Gene Marrano:

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Grant will help look for those over-served

Alcoholic Beveridge Control (ABC)A federal grant administered through the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association means additional scrutiny as to whom is getting served at local bars and restaurants… more from WFIR’s Gene Marrano:

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Mill Mountain Zoo plans free Sunday

Mill Mountain ZooIt’s a way to thank the community for their support.  The Mill Mountain Zoo announced a “Renew the Zoo” campaign earlier this year, and on Sunday, the zoo is waiving admission fees from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.  to give back.  Details from WFIR’s Kelsea Pieters:

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Virginia holiday travel forecast shows big increase

AAA-LogoChristmas is next week,  which means a lot of Virginians will be hitting the road for holiday travel. WFIR’s Kelsea Pieters has the latest on AAA’s travel forecast:

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