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Virginia at VT game scheduled for Saturday canceled in wake of tragedy

The Hokies and Hoos football matchup scheduled for Saturday, November 26 in Blacksburg has been canceled. → Read More

UVA RB Mike Hollins out of ICU, awake and alert after second surgery following shooting

UVA Football Coach Tony Elliott was asked Tuesday afternoon about the status of running back Mike Hollins, one of five people shot during the UVA tragedy Sunday night. → Read More

Body found in Union Hall area of Smith Mountain Lake

The Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office says they received a call at around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22 in reference to a possible drowning in the 200 block of Winding Way Road. → Read More

Youngkin signs tax reduction for veterans

This will apply to military retirement income for veterans age 55 and older. → Read More

Hiker in critical condition after being rescued from 50-foot fall off of McAfee Knob

The man was brought to an all-terrain vehicle and then a waiting medical helicopter to be taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. → Read More

Flag order issued in VA following deadly Texas school shooting

This is to last through sunset on Saturday, May 28. → Read More

Civil rights restored to thousands of Virginians

Close to 3,500 Virginians have seen their civil rights restored, the Governor’s Office announced Friday. → Read More

Northam announces more than $3.6M in Growth and Opportunity grants

The group will receive an additional $4.9 million in local and non-state resources. → Read More

No one seriously hurt as police move inmates who took over Lynchburg jail unit

The detention center is closed to the public until further notice. → Read More

VBA removes gubernatorial debate

The VBA says it is working on alternate programming. → Read More

Cleared: I-81N crash causes Rockbridge County delays

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The crash was cleared, according to VDOT. EARLIER STORY: A crash in Augusta County is causing multiple miles of backups for drivers on I-81N. Both the north right shoulder and lane are closed Monday. The crash is located at mile marker 205.7 and is leading to the Rockbridge County stretch of I-81N being impacted. All rights reserved. → Read More

Victims named, two still missing after tubing down Dan River

A Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called 911. Four were rescued Thursday with another three tubers’ bodies that were also found. → Read More

Volvo Trucks, union negotiations to resume Tuesday

Negotiations between Volvo Trucks North America and UAW Local 2069 are poised to resume on Tuesday, according to the union’s Facebook page. → Read More

Senior with Alzheimer’s reported missing out of Nelson County

Contact 434-263-7050 with any helpful information regarding this case. → Read More

Northam issues flag order for Peace Officers Memorial Day

President Biden previously issued a Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag in observance of the day. → Read More

Sears wins GOP nod for Lt. governor

Sears garnered 54.39% of the vote over former Del. Tim Hugo’s 45.61%. → Read More

AMBER Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted out of Giles County, Va.

Anyone with helpful tips should contact 911 immediately. → Read More

Crews respond to forest fire in Rockbridge County

According to Rockbridge County Fire, there is no current danger to those in the area, however, multiple residents independently chose to leave their homes. → Read More

Small pets killed, three people displaced after house fire in Roanoke

According to Roanoke Fire-EMS, hoarding conditions made it tough to extinguish the flames. → Read More

Commonwealth sees first cases of Brazilian COVID-19 variant

The P.1 variant was first identified with travelers from Brazil late last year, and is associated with increased person-to-person transmission of COVID-19. → Read More