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Recent articles by Kate:

Suspect still at large after leading South Boston pursuit in stolen car

A person is on the run after leading South Boston Police on a chase in a stolen vehicle Friday afternoon. → Read More

Gauntlet Competition honors youngest entrepreneur yet

The program was created by the Advancement Foundation to help with economic development in the Roanoke Valley. → Read More

Two firefighters taken to hospital after Pittsylvania Co. fire

Crews responded to a home on Grit Road near Albeck Drive around 6:40 p.m., Interim Public Safety Director Chris Key said. → Read More

Countersuit filed against Jane Doe in Liberty University sexual assault case

In the original case, Jane Doe accused Charles Tippett, of date rape in October 2020. Now Tippett has filed his own defamation lawsuit. → Read More

Avoca Museum hosts Opening Day celebration

The event will include free guided tours of the Fauntleroy home, a historical presentation, live music, lawn games and refreshments. → Read More

Appalachian Power gears up for potential outages

The chance for high wind Thursday is concerning because of the potential to bring down trees and power lines. → Read More

American Heart Association raises more than $200,000 at Roanoke Heart Ball

About 300 people returned to the Hotel Roanoke for this year’s Heart Ball over the weekend. → Read More

Roanoke Heart Ball returns Saturday

The Roanoke Heart Ball is back this year to celebrate survivors and raise awareness about heart health. → Read More

Two men hurt in Roanoke stabbing

Two men were injured in a stabbing Thursday night in Roanoke. → Read More

New van gives shelter residents more freedom

A new minivan helps residents at the Trust House in Roanoke. → Read More

Roanoke Libraries accept back-to-school supplies, offer fine reductions

People can drop off school supplies at any of the library branches and receive fine forgiveness. → Read More

Roanoke Libraries host diaper distribution

The library system hosted a diaper distribution Monday and handed out free supplies to families. → Read More

School districts feel confident with staffing ahead of academic year

School districts work to fill a few vacant positions left ahead of the 2021-2022 school year. → Read More

Woman shot in Lynchburg park; search on for shooters

A woman was shot twice Saturday night in a shooting in Lynchburg’s Sandusky Park. → Read More

Record fundraising year for Ferrum College

The college raised more than $2.5 million from July of last year to the end of June this year. → Read More

Six children injured in golf cart crash

Six children were injured after a golf cart rolled on to a playground at Jellystone Park at Natural Bridge Saturday. → Read More

Feeding Southwest Virginia, Roanoke Public Libraries host Children’s Farmers’ Market

Children in one hometown brought home bags of produce following a fun event Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Center works to reunite lost pets following the Fourth of July holiday

Families and pets reunited Tuesday after many went missing over the holiday weekend. → Read More

Botetourt County church grows Garden of Grace

The church started the community garden a few years ago and is now helping feed people in need. → Read More

Mill Mountain Zoo launches box subscription program

The new Tails in the Mail program is a box subscription that families can buy this summer. → Read More