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Recent articles by Josh:

Roanoke neighborhood brings Christmas lights back out to provide hope

Every year, people flock to Westover Avenue to see their spectacular Christmas lights display during November and December. But some residents there have brought those lights back out despite the calendar reading March. → Read More

Hometown Eats: Cattleman's To Go in Penhook

There’s one restaurant in Penhook that’s truly keeping the farm to table idea all in the family. Cattleman's To Go is fresh, local and really good. → Read More

Hometown Eats: KJ's Grill and Kabab House in Salem

There's a new restaurant that has busted onto the scene in Salem that is serving up authentic Pakistani cuisine. → Read More

Raised to Life: Local pastor uses past mistakes to encourage others

A Roanoke pastor is using his past mistakes to encourage others and create positive change in the Roanoke community. → Read More

Raised to Life: Roanoke man goes from jail to pastor of church

A Roanoke pastor is bearing all, opening up about his personal struggles and addiction to alcohol. → Read More

Hometown Eats: Bent Mountain Bistro in Bent Mountain

For the past six years, a restaurant in Bent Mountain has gotten a lot of attention for the incredible food they're serving up. The Bent Mountain Bistro brings the term farm-to-table to life. → Read More

Roanoke woman returns home after winning medals in Pan-American Games

A Roanoke woman is back home after winning two bronze medals in the Pan-American Games in Peru. → Read More

Police identify 30-year-old man killed in Danville shooting

A murder investigation is underway in Danville after shots fired. Danville Police confirm one person is dead. → Read More

Blacksburg Bagels donate weeks worth of sales to local charities

Blacksburg Bagels is giving back to the community in a big way. Owner Pete Macedo decided to donate an entire week of sales to local charities. → Read More

Hometown Eats: Magnum Point Grill in Union Hall

If you're heading out to the lake this summer and searching for good food, you've got to check out Magnum Point Grill in Union Hall. → Read More

Hometown Eats: Rocky Mount Burger Company

If you're searching for a great, local, place to eat in Rocky Mount, you've got to check out the Rocky Mount Burger Company. Known for its mouthwatering burgers, wings and selection of adult beverages, it is a hit with the locals. → Read More

Congressman Griffith travels to Normandy for 75th anniversary of D-Day

Congressman Morgan Griffith is traveling to Normandy, France to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day. → Read More

The significance of D-Day Memorial for lawmakers on Capitol Hill

Tens of thousands of people visit the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford every year. → Read More

JPJ Arena packed with Hoos, Alabama Fans

John Paul Jones arena was packed as well last night, not for basketball, but for an Alabama concert. → Read More

Hometown Eats: Brunch at the Merc

If you're heading down I-81 in Pulaski County and have a craving for home-cooked meals made with lots of love, Brunch at the Merc is the spot you've got to check out. → Read More

Local first responders lead national push for mental health resources

First responders in Franklin County are leading a national push to get mental health legislation passed by Congress. → Read More

Roanoke woman ranked as 2nd best racquetball player in America

When Kelani Lawrence isn’t behind the welcome desk at the Kirk Family YMCA in downtown Roanoke, you can most likely find her down on the racquetball courts. → Read More