AAA: By Sunday, this will be the busiest holiday travel weekend in 10 years

AAA: By Sunday, this will be the busiest holiday travel weekend in 10 years
Part one of the Thanksgiving holiday travel rush may be over, but part two still awaits us on Sunday. AAA says more Virginians are heading ...
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Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday

Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday
Last year more than 100-million people said they went shopping at local retailers on the day after Black Friday - now the latest "Small Business ...
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Two shootings in NW Roanoke; unknown if related

Two shootings in NW Roanoke; unknown if related
From Roanoke City Police: At 11:48 a.m. on November 23, 2017, Roanoke Police were called to the 1600 block of Eastern Avenue NE to investigate ...
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Survey: Most Black Friday deals look great this year — but not all

Survey: Most Black Friday deals look great this year -- but not all
A survey from the personal finance website Wallet Hub finds that 90% of Black Friday items have been significantly marked down this year, but that ...
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Boys and Girls has a virtual Angel Tree

Boys and Girls has a virtual Angel Tree
Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia has rolled out its on-line version of the "Angel Tree" this year - hoping to collect Christmas gifts ...
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Franklin County Sheriff’s office investigates abduction, murder

Franklin County Sheriff's office investigates abduction, murder
The Franklin County Sheriff’s office is investigating a homicide and abduction that involves several events at several locations. Officials say it started with the report ...
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Judge rejects effort to block certification of delegate race

Judge rejects effort to block certification of delegate race
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A federal judge has rejected an effort to block the Virginia elections board from certifying the results in a House of ...
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White nationalist reportedly banned from 26 European nations

White nationalist reportedly banned from 26 European nations
From Associated Press: A leading figure in the U.S. white nationalist movement says he hasn't received government confirmation of his reported ban from entering more ...
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Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds: to begin, 125 turkeys

Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds: to begin, 125 turkeys
This is a busy day at the Roanoke Rescue Mission as it prepares to serve hundreds of people a full Thanksgiving Dinner. It is an ...
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Christiansburg police find $200,000-worth of marijuana

Christiansburg police find $200,000-worth of marijuana
Christiansburg authorities discovered 37 pounds of marijuana, equaling 200-thousand-dollars-worth. Police responded to the 2000 block of Simpson Road yesterday morning to find a semi-responsive man, ...
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Dawgs forward is SPHL Player of the Week

Dawgs forward is SPHL Player of the Week
Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs forward Steve Mele has been named the Southern Professional Hockey League player-of-the-week after recording 7 assists in two overtime wins last ...
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After Danica Roem’s win, GOP wants to end gendered titles

After Danica Roem’s win, GOP wants to end gendered titles
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates wants to do away with the chamber’s longstanding tradition of addressing lawmakers ...
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Elections board delays meeting to certify close House race

Elections board delays meeting to certify close House race
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia State Board of Elections has postponed a meeting to certify the results in a Fredericksburg-area House of Delegates district ...
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Thanksgiving to Go extends the holiday for many

Thanksgiving to Go extends the holiday for many
Several local churches are working to extend the Thanksgiving holiday past tomorrow with meal deliveries on Saturday. WFIR's Gene Marrano has more on "Thanksgiving to ...
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POLL: Politics is an unpopular dish this Thanksgiving

POLL: Politics is an unpopular dish this Thanksgiving
A new poll finds that 58% of Americans say they do not want to discuss politics during Thanksgiving dinner. More from WFIR’s Ian Price: ...
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Rescue Mission “Pie Guys” accept homemade pies today

Rescue Mission "Pie Guys" accept homemade pies today
The Roanoke Rescue Mission is making it as easy as possible for you to drop off a homemade pie today that will be served at ...
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McNamara: School board right in revisiting Cave Spring decision process

McNamara: School board right in revisiting Cave Spring decision process
The Chairman of Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors says the county school board is doing the right thing in reviewing the process it is using ...
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Virginia’s most populous county launches body camera program

Virginia's most populous county launches body camera program
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - Virginia's most populous county has unanimously approved a pilot program for police officers to wear body cameras. The Fairfax County Board ...
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BBB: Do your homework before holiday shopping

BBB: Do your homework before holiday shopping
If you are making plans for Thanksgiving weekend shopping, the local Better Business Bureau hopes you keep a couple of things in mind, whether it's ...
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Community Christmas Store seeking donations on Saturday

Community Christmas Store seeking donations on Saturday
Its all about making sure every kid and family has a Merry Christmas - no matter what their station in life. More on the Community ...
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