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Past articles by Pat:

Emergency SNAP allotments will continue in January

The enhanced benefits are scheduled to be automatically loaded to recipients’ Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards Monday, January 16. → Read More

Seven taken to hospitals after carbon monoxide poisoning incidents

In both homes, power was out, and grills were being used to heat the homes. → Read More

Retired Buena Vista Police chief facing embezzlement charge

A Giles County prosecutor has been called in as a special prosecutor. → Read More

One arrested in death of woman found after fire

Once the fire was contained, the body of a woman was found inside the home. → Read More

First mpox death announced in Virginia

VDH says people should contact their healthcare providers if they have fever, chills, swollen lymph nodes and a new, unexplained rash. → Read More

Governor orders flags at half staff in honor of Walmart shooting victims

Flags are to remain lowered until Sunday evening. → Read More

Virginia hunters asked to help with chronic wasting disease surveillance

This incurable disease, found in deer, elk and moose in North America, says DWR, is a slow-acting and progressive neurologic disease that results in death. → Read More

No students hurt in Roanoke school bus crash

Police were called late Monday morning to the crash at 5th Street and Shenandoah Avenue. → Read More

Roanoke County house a total loss after fire

The house is a total loss, according to fire crews. The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office is working to determine the cause. → Read More

Three taken to hospital after Roanoke crash and fire

The driver of a car hit a building, with the car ending up in the building, which then caught fire. → Read More

Virginia flags lowered Thursday in honor of late senator

Charles Waddell died last week at age 90. → Read More

Flags lowered Tuesday in honor of Virginia Beach shooting victims

The order calls for flags to be lowered until sunset. → Read More

Governor signs bill making “Carolina Squat” illegal

The modification raises the front bumper of a vehicle so it rides higher than the rear. → Read More

Governor announces COVID action plan

“Today’s announcements are designed to give Virginians the tools and resources needed to make the best decisions for their families, strengthen our hospital systems, and ensure a strong recovery." → Read More

Fire destroys Glasgow house

Slick roads and a big rig that had slid sideways on a road hampered efforts by fire crews to get there quickly. → Read More

On-duty Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputy arrested for DUI

The deputy was arrested by Virginia State Police Friday night and taken to the New River Valley Regional Jail. → Read More

Search for missing woman ends with man arrested for her murder

Leonard Eugene Blackwell, Jr., 41, of Lynchburg, was arrested for the death of Clarissa Jones. → Read More

Governor Northam announces tax reduction for Virginians

Governor Northam is proposing four changes to tax policy. → Read More

Fuente out as head football coach at Virginia Tech

JC Price will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the 2021 season. → Read More

Youngkin climbs to within one point of McAuliffe in new Virginia poll

McAuliffe’s 1-point lead is within the survey’s margin of error (+/-3.5%), a virtual tie. Liberation Party candidate Princess Blanding has 1%. → Read More